The summer that offers what might be your best hope of landing a real, live job upon graduation. That is if you can remember the following things.
By Jack and Suzy Welch
FORTUNE -- Once upon a time – i.e., eons ago – one of us had a summer internship that mainly involved playing golf with the boss, who appreciated the company of a college kid with a single-digit handicap. Not MOREJun 15, 2012 8:53 AM ET
Recruiters are divided over whether the cover letter is still useful: some say it's an outdated tradition while others swear it's a key to snagging a job. By Denis WilsonJun 8, 2012 10:30 AM ET
How do you distinguish yourself in a market filled with people who lack the skills and the credentials to get noticed? Here are a few tips. By Amy KaslowJun 4, 2012 10:39 AM ET
As student loan debt heads skyward, not all students can spend their summers as unpaid interns. How baristas and sales clerks can compete with internship-heavy resumes. By Colleen LeaheyColleen Leahey, Reporter - May 22, 2012 12:41 PM ET
Businesses that at one time might have considered gaming a major waste of time are finding that game mechanics can identify talented candidates they often overlook. By Elizabeth G. OlsonApr 10, 2012 10:42 AM ET
You've heard the job ad jargon so often, your eyes glaze over: detail-oriented, fast-paced work environment, team player. But these well-worn phrases can expose the dirty little secrets of your potential future employer. By Katherine Reynolds LewisFeb 28, 2012 5:00 AM ET
Hiring nationwide is still sluggish, but local economies in some places are thriving and creating jobs. Ever thought about moving to Texas? By Anne FisherFeb 3, 2012 10:54 AM ET
An innocent attempt at networking could cost you your job, your friendship, or both. Here's how you can avoid disaster. By Katherine Reynolds LewisJan 30, 2012 9:35 AM ET
Our path to a full economic recovery may be sluggish, but "Dirty Jobs" host Mike Rowe argues that it couldn't hurt if we keep an eye out for opportunities in the mud.
FORTUNE -- To catch a bloodworm, you have to wade knee-deep in Maine mudflats and dig in the muck. Now, you have to be careful handling these creatures, which have alien-looking mouths and four black teeth that sting like MOREShelley DuBois, writer-reporter - Dec 20, 2011 11:06 AM ET
Many companies have traditionally waited until after the holidays to deliver layoff notices. It never hurts to use the busy holiday season to make new contacts just in case.
By Jessica Miller-Merrell, guest contributor
FORTUNE -- The holiday season is upon us. Parties are in full swing and magic is in the air. But you may want to think twice before you fill those stockings to the brim because, come January, a MOREDec 19, 2011 2:34 PM ET
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