M.A. Smith M.A. Smith

Mark "M.A." Smith is a national award-winning writer and media professional who excels at helping others. He spends his time mentoring clients, helping them market their skills and experience through social media management, content production and digital communication, and marketing. 

The Best Times of the Year to Look for a Job

How to Maximize Your LinkedIn Endorsements

The Truth About Job-Hopping: It's Not as Bad as You Think

How to Write a Standout Career Summary

5 Methods to Avoid Depression Caused by Long-Term Unemployment

Best File Format to Use for Your Resume

5 Things Not to Do After Getting Fired From a Job

How to Keep a Bad Reference from Ruining Your Career

How to Answer “Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?”

How to Stay Focused at Work During the Holidays

6 Salary Negotiation Tips You Need to Know

Resume Tips for Freelancers

Turn an Internship Into Your First Full-Time Job

Ask a Job Interviewer These Questions

Hello, CEO, It's Me! Get on the Radar

What Kind of Job Candidate Are You?

I Aced the Interview: Why Didn't I Get the Job?

How to Love Your Job

Feeling a Little Burned Out? Take a Work Vacation

Tips on How to Stay Active at Work

8 Jobs for Extroverts and Expert Communicators

Motivation at Work: 7 Days of Kwanzaa in Our Professional Life

5 Tips for Making New Friends at Work

How to Turn a Temp Job Into a Full-Time Position

Winter Internships: How Students Can Make the Most of Holiday Break

Holiday Overload: Steps for Balancing Work and Life

The Worst Professions: 10 Jobs to be Thankful You Don’t Have

How to Advance Your Job Search During the Holidays

It's Never Too Late: TV Actors Who Didn't See Success Right Away

5 Ways To Encourage Employee Volunteer Programs During the Holidays

Veterans: What to Consider Before Accepting the Job

Top Career Lessons We Learned From the 2016 Election

How to Tailor Your Cover Letter for Each Job Application

These 6 Things Are Killing Your Resume and LinkedIn Profile

How to Ace an Interview With a Little Help From a Friend

Tips to Help You Sell Your Soft Skills During an Interview

The 5 Best Questions to Ask an Interviewer

What to Say at an Interview: 5 Boring Interview Lines to Avoid

How to Recover From Common Job Interview Mistakes

The Fastest-Growing Industries for Executive Jobs

Relocating Tips for Proactive Job Seekers

How Long Should I Stay at My First Job After College?

4 Examples of Outdated, Counterproductive, or Bad Career Advice

Top 6 Companies Offering “Meternity”

How to Send a Job-Winning Interview Thank-You Note

Tips for Surviving the Modern Interview Process

Top 5 Jobs for Travelers

Is a Graphic Resume Design Right for You?

3 Crazy Interview Questions and How to Prepare for Them

7 Tips on How to Use Twitter Effectively for Your Career

10 Jobs With Extraordinarily High Lifetime Earning Potential

5 Tips to Help Students Prepare for Their Careers

6 Essential Job-Search Tools for Veterans Looking for Civilian Jobs

Tips to Help Determine If It's Time for a Career Change

5 of the Coolest Office Spaces Around the World

Essential Tips for Moms Returning to Work

Be Thankful You Don’t Have These 5 Jobs

How to Successfully Re-Enter the Job Market After a Hiatus

5 Tips for Choosing What to Wear to an Interview

How to Win an Internship

Boost Your Online Presence with a Personal Website

Top 5 Most Stressful Professions

How to Build a Resume Using College Involvement as Experience

7 Assumptions Hiring Managers Make From Reading Your Resume

How to Write a Resignation Letter

6 Cheats Every Job Hunter Should Know

How to Effectively Use Action Words in Your Resume

How to Format a Resume for Multiple Jobs at One Company

5 of the Healthiest Companies to Work For

3 Tips to Spring Clean Your Resume

How to Choose the Best References for Your Job Search

Is Your LinkedIn Sending the Wrong Message?

How to Advance Your Career With Continuing Education

6 Social Media Tips & Tools to Help You Land Your Dream Job

What You Need to Know About Applying for a Federal Job

Rules for Office Holiday Gifts

How to Use Facebook as a Social Media Resume

How to Make the Holiday Hiring Spree Work for You

The Professional's Guide to Job Seeking During the Holidays

5 Things You Must Not Include on Your Resume

The Holiday Hiring Freeze: Fact or Fiction?

Deciding on the Best Job Offer