Career Advice & Resources

Whether you're looking to find a job or advance in your current position, iHire's extensive resource library of career guidance and employment advice can help! Browse our articles, webinars, and templates on resume writing, cover letter writing, job searching, interviewing, salary negotiation, and social media.

How to List Contract Work on a Resume: Tips & Examples

Are you wondering how to list contract work on a resume or how to best present your gig experience on a resume? Find out from the experts at iHire!

Resume Writing Toolkit

Browse this collection of resources to learn how to create a polished resume that helps you snag your next job.

What is a Chronological Resume?

Curious what is a chronological resume, or how functional vs. chronological resumes differ? Find out if a chronological resume format is right for you.

3 Entry-Level Resume Writing Strategies that Work

Learn how to write an effective entry-level resume with examples for specific situations including a new graduate resume with no work experience.

5 Tips for Responding Graciously to a Job Rejection Email [Sample]

Responding graciously to a job rejection can turn disappointment into opportunity. Learn how to respond to a job rejection by email with these five tips.

New Grad Optometry Cover Letter Template [Free Download]

Need help writing a good optometry cover letter? Download this free new graduate optometrist cover letter template created by the experts at iHireOptometry.

How to Write a Cover Letter after a Gap in Employment

Learn from the experts at iHire how to write a cover letter after a gap in employment and how to explain gaps in employment in the best way possible.

How to Follow Up on a Job Application by Phone

Do you know how to follow up on a job application by phone without being awkward or annoying? Check out our job application follow up call script.

What Is a Talent Pipeline (And How Do You Join One)?

If you’re like most job seekers, you’ve probably never heard of a talent pipeline. However, it could be the answer to landing your dream job. If you're passively job searching or don’t mind waiting for the perfect position to come along, here’s what you need to know.

How to Find a Job During the Coronavirus Recession

Finding a job during the COVID-19 pandemic may take time and patience. Follow this advice to set yourself up for success.

How to Find a Job When Companies Aren’t Hiring

Read this advice for applying to a company that isn’t hiring, including how to get a company to create a job for you and how to uncover unlisted jobs.

5 Part-Time Jobs You Can Do From Home

Remote part-time jobs are great for returning to the workforce, maintaining flexibility, and more. Check out these part-time jobs you can do from home.

What Is a Talent Pipeline (And How Do You Join One)?

If you’re like most job seekers, you’ve probably never heard of a talent pipeline. However, it could be the answer to landing your dream job. If you're passively job searching or don’t mind waiting for the perfect position to come along, here’s what you need to know.

Guide to Professional Optometry Associations

Learn more about optometry organizations like the AOA, AAO, NOA, AOSA, or ASCO and find the best national optometry association for your career goals.

How Your Job Reference Page Should Look and Other Helpful Tips

How should a job references page look? Learn how to create a list of job references or download a job references template designed by the experts at iHire.

Relocating? Here’s How to Network in a New City

Moving to a new city for a job? Unsure how to network in a new city? Follow these relocation tips to build a professional network.

7 Common Interview Questions for Part-Time Jobs

Ready for your next part-time job interview? Read our list of part-time job interview questions plus some great questions to ask at a part-time interview.

5 Tips to Prepare for an Online Video Interview

Use these video interview tips to learn how to prepare for an online interview - from setting up your computer to choosing a video interview background.

Boost Your Confidence with These Job Interview Tips

Ace your next in-person interview with our advice for how to prepare for an interview, from common questions to what to bring and when to arrive.

How to Talk About Your Strengths and Weaknesses in an Interview

Learn how to answer strengths and weaknesses interview questions to impress your interviewer.

Top 5 Cities for Optometrist Pay

What are the best cities for optometrist pay? Which locations offer the highest optometrist salary? Read this list to find out.

How Much Do Opticians Make?

How much does an optician make a year? What are the best states for optician pay? Read our optician salary guide to find out.

How to Respond to a Low Salary Offer

Don’t let a lowball job offer spoil a great opportunity. Read these salary negotiation tips and know how to respond to a low salary offer.

How Much Do Optometrists Make?

How much do optometrists make? Find out what the average eye doctor salary is and which states offer the most in optometrist pay.

How Can Recent Grads Find a Job During These Unprecedented Times?

How can new graduates navigate today's unprecedented challenges and find an internship or entry-level job? These tips will help you land that first opportunity.

Entry-Level Job Search & Career Advice Toolkit

Just breaking into the workforce? Power your entry-level job search with these helpful resources.

The Path to a Successful Career as an Analytical Chemist

Analytical chemistry careers are exciting, rewarding, and potentially highly lucrative. Learn about analytical chemistry jobs, salaries, and more.

Real Estate Careers: How to Get into Real Estate

Read our guide to real state careers and types of jobs in the real estate industry if you’re interested in breaking into this exciting field.

5 Tips for Balancing Multiple Part-Time Jobs

Having multiple part-time jobs is a challenging yet rewarding way to reach your career goals. Read our advice for how to balance multiple jobs.

5 Ways to Turn a Part-Time Job Into a Full-Time Job

If you love where you work and want to get promoted from part-time to full-time, check out these tips for turning a part-time job into a full-time job.

5 Engineering Fields with the Top Job Prospects

Pursuing a career in engineering? Here are five career paths filled with opportunities.

7 Sales Tips for Success in Your Career

Wondering what makes a good salesperson? Check out our article for a crash course in sales best practices to boost your career.

5 Ways You Should Be Using Social Media to Get a Job

Using social media to get a job is a must nowadays. Check out these 5 social media tips for job seekers and take your career to the next level!

How to Optimize Your Social Media Profiles to Get Hired

If done right, using social media to find a job can help get you in front of the competition and increase the chances that you’ll get an interview.

Tweet Your Way to Success: How to Use Twitter to Find a Job

Learn how to use Twitter in your job search and take the next step in your career with these social media tips and tricks.

How to Use Social Media to Find Your Next Job

Learn how to use the most popular social media sites to give your job search a boost.

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