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Start Your Customer Service Career

Back to basics: skills to start your customer service career

The requirement "excellent customer service skills" often seems vague to applicants, and can vary from company to company. Here, we've broken down the basics when it comes to good customer service skills and practices.​
Commute time

Coming soon: Include commute time in your job search

In the coming weeks, CareerBuilder's Job Search mobile app will let you include expected commute time into your search criteria.
Trouble landing a job

Trouble landing a job? How to determine why and how to fix it

As frustrating as not getting hired may be, there is a solution. And it starts with identifying the “why.”
Project Management Skills

Project Management skills: key for HVAC mechanics and installers

To be successful you have to know how to effectively tackle multiple projects at once, and you can't always prioritize them in the order they were received.
Who's hiring this week

Companies hiring this week

Job seekers, here is our weekly list of 10 companies that are hiring this week. Click on the company names to learn more about the opportunities available.
Emergency Management

Why do hosts and hostesses need emergency management skills?

Having emergency preparedness and crisis management skills doesn't mean you need to be an expert in every disaster scenario; however, including these key skills and certifications on your resume will make you stand out as a qualified candidate.
Career advice from dad

‘Best career advice I received from my dad’

With Father’s Day right around the corner, we can’t help but think back on all our dads have done for us over the years. Here's some of the best advice our followers have received from their fathers.
Social media screening

70% of employers are snooping candidates’ social media profiles

Find out why employers are searching your social profiles - and what they're looking for.
Work Your Way Through School

Work your way through school debt-free with these 4 skills

Many students turn to the worlds of retail, customer service, and hospitality during their college careers. These jobs offer flexible hours, which means they can earn money at night and on the weekends when they're not studying.
Glossary common job search terms

A glossary of recruiting terms every job seeker should know

Get insight into the candidate selection and hiring process by learning common terms employers and recruiters use.