A look at a Fortune career advice column from 1956 shows just how much the working world has changed over the past half century. By Laura VanderkamJul 20, 2012 9:27 AM ET
If you're worried that your age will count against you, think again. More employers and recruiters are looking for managers with additional years of experience.
FORTUNE -- We're all familiar with the stereotype: Job seekers in their 50s almost always get shunted aside in favor of young (and believed to be more tech-savvy) go-getters in their 20s and 30s, right?
Well, as it turns out, not so much. When Chicago outplacement firm MOREAnne Fisher, contributor - Jul 18, 2012 1:27 PM ET
The old paradigm -- get good grades, go to college, get a job, start a family -- is becoming a luxury for the few. How much longer are we going to tell this generation that "good" jobs will simply reappear? By Scott GerberJul 2, 2012 1:48 PM ET
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Recruiters are divided over whether the cover letter is still useful: some say it's an outdated tradition while others swear it's a key to snagging a job.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
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