Four words to cut from your resume now (and some powerful ones to add)

In the hundreds of resumes we've surveyed over the years, this one mistake keeps recurring over and over again: using these common weak words that diminish the impact of accomplishments.

Here's what to write instead >>

What we've learned from Rob Ford this week

The current situation swirling around the embattled Mayor of Toronto offers some valuable career lessons that can apply in other contexts as well.

Three things to learn from Rob Ford >>

Your resume has less than 10 seconds to avoid rejection

Research has shown that most employers spend only seconds scanning a resume before deciding whether to reject it or put it aside for closer scrutiny.

Here's what they look for first >>

Fired, jailed for five years for calling in sick

There have been a couple of stories in the news lately about people landing in increasingly hot water for feigning illness in order to get a day or two off work.

Who's 'faking it' the most, and what are the consequences >>