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.

Writing Soft Skills into Your Resume

Looking for good skills to put on a resume? Adding the right soft skills to the skills section of your resume can improve your chances of getting an interview.

3 Places to Find Top Resume Keywords

Do you know which terms to use on your resume? Unsure where to find industry keywords? We’ve identified 3 resume keyword sources to help you get started.

What is a Functional Resume?

What is a functional resume? Depending on your job search situation, the functional/value-based resume might be the most effective resume format for you.

Resume Tips and Tricks for the Printing Industry

Get resume tips and tricks for the printing industry from the experts at iHirePrinting as well as print production manager resume examples.

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.

New Grad Optometry Resume Template [Free Download]

Writing your first optometrist resume? Just for new grads, the experts at iHireOptometry put together this free resume template. Download it today!

Identify Your Key Selling Points: A Personal SWOT Analysis Worksheet

This time-saving worksheet helps job seekers perform their own personal SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Strengths) analysis.

Should You Become a CHC Optometrist?

The need for accessible and affordable eye care is on the rise. Learn about CHC optometrists, what it’s like to work in a community health clinic, and more.

What Does Your Job Title Say About You?

What’s the difference between job role and job description? How important are job titles on a resume? The answer may surprise you.

7 Top Construction Jobs to Fill the Skilled Labor Shortage [INFOGRAPHIC]

Want to launch a construction career? Check out our infographic to learn more about 7 in-demand positions including salaries, required skills, and more.

Pros & Cons of Night Shift Nursing

Do you wonder what it’s like working nights as a nurse? Find out with these pros, cons, and survival tips for night shift nurses.

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.

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.

Beyond the Handshake: 9 Interview Body Language Tips

What does your job interview body language say about you? Read these tips to ensure you're sending the right message and making a good first impression.

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 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.

How Can Recent College Graduates Land a Full-Time Job?

About to start your new graduate job search? Check out this job search advice for recent graduates.

How to Get into Human Resources: Your Guide to the 3 Most Common HR Career Paths

If you’re wondering how to get into human resources, check out this guide to the 3 most common HR career paths for entry-level pros.

6 Must-Read Tips for Better Work-Life Balance

Learn about the importance of work-life balance and get six tips for better work-life balance from the experts at iHire.

iHireConstruction’s 2019 Construction Industry Outlook

Find out what the 2019 economic forecast has in store for construction jobs and job seekers with iHireConstruction’s 2019 construction industry outlook.

5 Ways to Avoid Getting Fired at Your Holiday Work Party

‘Tis the season for drunk coworkers and embarrassing office party stories. Here are 5 tips to help you make it through your work party and keep your job.

Career Spotlight: Personal Banker

What does a personal banker do? Is a personal banker salary rewarding? Get answers to these questions and more in our guide to personal banker careers.

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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