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Alison Doyle

Updated Articles and Resources

By Alison Doyle

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Unemployment Insurance Created: Wednesday, October 27, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Unemployment Insurance, including how to file for unemployment, what you'll be paid, plus unemployment compensation, eligibility, and benefits information.
    • Job Interview Thank You Letter Writing Tips Created: Wednesday, October 22, 2003 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Need to say thank you for a job interview? Here's how to write an interview thank you letter, plus tips, suggestions and samples.
    • What is a Temp Agency? Created: Saturday, March 19, 2011 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      A Temporary Staffing Firm, also known as a Temp Agency, retains workers to send out on short or long term assignments. Here's information on working as a temp.
    • Job Interview Do's and Don'ts Created: Monday, July 14, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Do you know what you should (and shouldn't) do during a job interview? Here are the right things to do and say, including a list of interview do's and don'ts.
    • How to Decide if a Job is a Good Fit Created: Friday, July 18, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      How can you decide if a job is a good fit? Here's how to evaluate a job, including what factors to consider and how to decide if the job is a match for you.
    • How to Write a Cover Letter Created: Saturday, November 13, 2004 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      How to write an effective cover letter, including cover letter samples, how to format a cover letter, and types of cover letters with samples of each.
    • How to Ask for a Reference Created: Monday, February 14, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Information on who and how to ask for a reference for employment, plus sample reference request letters and email messages to use to request a reference.
    • List of References Created: Monday, February 07, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Revew the format of list of references to provide to an employer during the hiring process.
    • Top 15 Unique Jobs Created: Thursday, August 15, 2013 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      From the crazy to the cool, the serious to the silly, there are tons of ways to make money that you might never have heard of. Here are the top 15 most unique, weird and interesting jobs.
    • 10 Ways to Organize Your Job Search Created: Tuesday, June 03, 2014 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Here are 10 ways to organize and manage a job search including keeping track of job applications by using tools, widgets, websites, apps and your phone.
    • List of Minimum Wage Rates for 2014 Created: Saturday, July 27, 2013 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Here is a list of the current federal minimum wage and rates for each state for 2014, as well as future scheduled increases in minimum wage.
    • Top 10 Interview Questions Created: Wednesday, January 05, 2011 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      There are questions that employers commonly ask at job interviews and it's important to be prepared to respond. Here are the top 10 interview questions and best answers.
    • Interview Questions and Answers Created: Monday, November 15, 2004 Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014
      Over 120 of the most common and frequently asked job interview questions with the best answers for each question, and tips and advice on how to respond.
    • Top 10 Jobs to Work Remotely Created: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      There are many different types of jobs available to work on a remote basis. Here's ten of the best remote jobs, including tips on how to work remotely.
    • Tips for Answering Math Questions at Retail Job Interviews Created: Tuesday, April 13, 2010 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      When you're asked math questions during a retail job interview, the interviewer wants to know that you have basic math skills. Here are tips for answering.
    • Practice Interview Tips and Techniques Created: Tuesday, February 21, 2012 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Practice interview tips and techniques, including how to practice for an interview, how to improve your interview skills, and practice interview questions to review.
    • How to Use a Mock Interview to Practice for Job Interviews Created: Tuesday, February 14, 2012 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Here's information on mock interviews, including what they are, how to set up a mock interview, and how practice interviews can help you prepare for a real interview.
    • Online Practice Interviews Created: Monday, February 20, 2012 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Here's information the different types of online practice interviews and how they can help prepare you for a job interview.
    • What is a Corporate Alumni Network? Created: Sunday, September 11, 2011 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      A corporate alumni network is an online network of ex-employees, and sometimes current employees, of an organization. Here's how job seekers and employers use them.
    • Passing an Employment Drug Test Created: Monday, November 22, 2010 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Prospective employees may be required to be screened for drug and alcohol use prior to being hired. What can you do if you are concerned about passing a drug test?
    • What is a Professional Association? Created: Friday, January 13, 2012 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      A professional association is an organization of people with similar careers or career interests. Here's information on how an association can help your career.
    • Identity Theft Protection for Job Seekers Created: Sunday, July 01, 2012 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      Identity theft protection for job seekers, including common employment-related scams,how to protect your identity, and what to do if you have been scammed.
    • What is an Internal Recruiter? Created: Thursday, January 12, 2012 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      An internal recruiter works in the human resources department of a company or organization.
    • Resignation Do's and Don'ts Created: Friday, March 05, 2010 Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014
      How should you resign from your job? How about what you shouldn't do? Here's what you should (and what you shouldn't) do when resigning from your job.
    • Interview Outfits for Men: What to Wear to an Interview Created: Tuesday, July 24, 2012 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Men's fashion is relatively basic, and it's easy to put together an interview outfit that is stylish and professional. Here's what to wear to a job interview for men.
    • Interview Outfits for Women: What to Wear to an Interview Created: Sunday, July 22, 2012 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Dressing for success is an important part of the interview process. These interview outfits for women will show you how to make the best interview impression.
    • Settings for Cover Letter Margins Created: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Information on page margin settings to use for cover letters, including how to adjust the margins and page spacing.
    • How Unemployment Benefits Are Paid Created: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Unemployment benefits may be paid by check, direct deposit or debit card. Here's information on how unemployment benefits are paid.
    • Settings for Resume Margins Created: Sunday, March 18, 2012 Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014
      Resume margin guidelines, including standard resume margins, text alignment, and how to reduce margins if you need extra space.
    • Best Jobs for Shy People Created: Tuesday, March 04, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      For those of us who are shy, there are some jobs that are a better fit than others. Here's a list of the best jobs, and job search tips for introverts.
    • What is the Difference Between Hourly and Salary Employees? Created: Friday, July 18, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Information on the difference between hourly and salaried employees, how each is paid, overtime and overtime exemptions.
    • How to Find Out Which Jobs Match Your Personality Created: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
      Here is a list of nine different personality types and jobs which are a match. Discover which type you are, and what types of jobs are best for you.

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