Discover how to get more job interviews
This page has everything you need to write the perfect resume and get interviews when applying for jobs. Keep reading for our best resume tips, LinkedIn strategies, ideas for networking, job boards, and more ways to get interviews.
Resume Sections & Examples
Your resume is the main factor in whether you get job interviews. (This is explained in this article). Use the tips and examples below to build a great resume so you can get more interviews and find a job faster.
- What to put on a resume: Everything to include
- Recommended resume section titles/headings
- Resume summary section examples
- Resume summary examples with no experience
- Previous work experience examples
- Resume bullet point examples
- Skills section examples
- Does your resume need an objective?
Resume Writing Tips
Having the essential resume sections and info is a good starting point, but with 100+ applicants per job on average, you also need a few tricks to stand out. Use the resources below to make sure your resume grabs attention and gets noticed when applying.
- Why you should always use a chronological resume format
- How to put accomplishments on a resume
- How to tailor your resume to a job
- Resume formatting tips
- The risks of lying on your resume
- How to add metrics and data to your resume
- How many pages should a resume be?
- What makes a resume good?
- The 6 best resume writing services
LinkedIn is a powerful networking and job search tool. And many hiring managers check your LinkedIn even if you applied via a different method. So no matter what, you’re likely to find a job faster if you build out a great profile and learn to use the platform.
- What to put on a LinkedIn profile
- How to use LinkedIn to find a job
- Best LinkedIn headlines for job seekers (examples)
- How to write a LinkedIn profile summary
- 5 LinkedIn profile tips from a recruiter
- Getting LinkedIn recommendations (examples)
- How to use LinkedIn “Open Candidates”
- 5 reasons you should use LinkedIn
- How to use LinkedIn Easy Apply to find jobs
- Is LinkedIn Learning worth it? (Review)
- How to message someone on LinkedIn about a job
Applying For Jobs
How you apply matters! There are strategies that will get you far more interviews from your efforts, and the resources below will help you do this.
- The 3 best ways to find jobs (online and offline)
- Best day and time to apply for jobs online
- How to get past online job application systems
- Best subject lines for email job applications
- Not getting interviews? 11 reasons why
- Creative ways to get your job application noticed
- How to respond to an interview request
- How to cancel a job interview
- How long does it take to hear back after applying?
Never apply online if you have a direct connection to the company. You’ll get more interviews if you can get introduced by someone they know! The articles below will help you reach out to your network (and new people) to get introduced to employers.
- Elevator pitch for networking and interviews
- Why networking is the fastest way to find a job
- Job search networking tips
- How to write a personal branding statement
Some employers ask directly for a cover letter, and others don’t. Knowing when to send a cover, and what to say in your letter, are essential parts of job searching. The resources below will walk you through everything you need to know.
- Do you need a cover letter with your resume?
- How to write a cover letter that stands out
- Cover letter with no work experience
Starting & Planning
Spending a day planning your job search can save you weeks once you start. The articles in this section will help you plan and think ahead to make your job search more effective.
- How early to apply for jobs
- How many jobs should you apply for?
- The 2 best times of year to apply for jobs
You should never rely entirely on job boards to get interviews, but they can be a useful piece of any job search strategy. The articles below contain the best job boards for various niches and industries, plus tips for how to best use them.
- Best overall job search engines
- Best tech job boards
- Best remote job boards
- Best executive & management job boards
Recruiters can be a big help in your job hunt, but they primarily work for the employer, not you. That’s who pays them! The resources below explain how recruiters really work and how to get them to help you.