• Millennial money: How to get credit when you have none

    8 days ago - By Chron

    Trying to get your first credit card can be as frustrating as trying to land your first job. Employers want experience, but you can't get experience unless someone hires you. Similarly, a credit card is the quickest way to build a good credit history, but without a good credit history it's hard to get a credit card.
    That catch-22 has been tripping up applicants since the Credit Card Act of 2009, which tightened lending standards, making it especially difficult for young people to qualify for credit cards on their own. That's left would-be applicants with less-than-ideal options: Put down a...
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  • Can a two-page resume increase your odds of getting hired?

    8 days ago - By Fast Company

    Compared with single-page resumes, two-page resumes increase the amount of time recruiters spend reviewing the applicant, and can ultimately improve the candidate's likelihood of getting hired.
    Until you've reached the mid-point of your career, or unless you're in a unique industry like academia or medicine, your resume should always be one-page long, right?
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