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.

A Look at the 3 Top Resume Strategies

Learn about the three main resume writing strategies and discover which type of resume would provide the best resume format for you!

How to Make Your Career Change Resume Unstoppable

Need to know how to write a resume for a career change? Check out these career change resume examples that use the functional and hybrid strategy.

How Long Should a Resume Be? The Answer is Surprisingly Simple.

How long should a resume be? Does a resume have to be one page? Answer those questions and more with this guide to resume length from the experts at iHire.

What a Good Resume Looks Like

Wondering what a good resume looks like? Learn about basic resume guidelines and how spacing, font, emphasis, and text combine to create nice resume designs.

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 Employers Look for When Hiring for Therapist Jobs

Ready to launch your career in professional therapy? Find out what you can do to stand out to employers and get one step closer to becoming a therapist.

How to Build an Optometry Practice Focused on Sports and Vision

Passionate about sports and helping athletes perform better? Consider becoming a sports vision specialist! Learn more about this exciting eye care career.

Where Can I Work as a Medical Administrative Specialist?

Interested in medical office administration jobs? Explore the different places you can work as a medical administrative specialist.

Career Comparison: Inside Sales vs. Outside Sales

Wondering which sales career path is right for you? Check out our comparison of inside sales vs. outside sales including salary, outlook, and key skills.

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.

How to Network at an Optometry Conference

Knowing how to network at an optometry conference can help advance your career. Read our optometry conference networking tips before your next event.

Closing the Deal: Turn a Job Interview to Your Advantage

The best interview advice is all about preparation. Read these tips on how to prepare for an interview and get one step closer to your dream job.

3 Ways to Stand Out During a Physical Therapist Job Interview

Find out how to nail your physical therapist job interview with our physical therapy interview preparation guide.

4 Ways to Ruin an Interview

Want to ace your next interview? Need some interview advice? Read this list of common interview mistakes to learn how to avoid having a bad interview.

24 Good Questions to Ask in an Interview

Big interview coming up? Preparing a list of good questions to ask in an interview is essential if you want the job. Check out our examples to get started.

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.

5 Tips for Career Changers Breaking into the HR Field

Managing a successful career change to HR is more difficult than it may seem. If you’re interested in working in human resources, these 5 tips are a must read.

How Long Does It Take to Become an Ophthalmologist?

Interested in learning how to become an ophthalmologist? Find out how long it takes and review the key ophthalmologist education requirements.

How to Become an Insurance Agent

Interested in a career as an insurance agent? Learn more about insurance agent licenses, insurance agent salary ranges, and more.

Guide to Maintenance Technician Careers

Interested in a maintenance technician career? Check out our guide to in-demand skills, salary data, maintenance technician resume sample, and more.

Top Skills and Quality Control Training You Need to Get Promoted

Ready to take your quality control career to the next level? Seek out quality control training for these highly desired skills for quality control jobs.

How to Become a Manager: 8 Signs You’re Ready to Lead

Do you have strong leadership skills? Wondering how to become a manager? Learn more about the qualities of a good leader.

5 Signs It’s Time to Leave Your Job

Looking for advice on when to change jobs? These five signs it’s time to leave your job can help you decide if a new career is best for you.

Guide to Personal Trainer Certifications

Discover the best personal trainer certification program for you by reviewing iHireSportsandRecreation’s list of the top online personal trainer certifications.

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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