8 Career Blogs You Need to Start Reading

Published on August 17, 2014 by arothstein

Broadview UniversityIf you’ve ever been on the hunt for your next great career, or if you’re in that position now, you know that navigating your way through the job market can be a tad overwhelming.

With everything that goes into looking for a job—crafting a cover letter, listing your college degrees on your resume and the do’s and don’ts of interview etiquette—you may not know where to start.

Luckily for us, we are just an internet click away from thousands of online resources for job seekers. These resources take many forms, but in this post we’ll focus on eight career blogs for job seekers.

  1. Monster

You’re probably familiar with the popular job search engine Monster.com, but did you know it had a blog? Offering a wealth of information in categories such as career management, job search advice and networking, you can expect to learn all kinds of things related to the job world.

  1. Spark Hire

Spark Hire is an innovative video-based service for job seekers and employers. Its blog features a variety of contributors who post almost daily on topics ranging from different career paths, job search tips, resume styles, non-profit work and more.


The founders of CAREERREALISM believed that “every job is temporary,” which is what prompted the start of their online career magazine. CAREERREALISM is a robust site that focuses on career development, interviewing skills, entrepreneurship and more.

  1. Indeed

Indeed is another popular job search tool that is home to an informative blog for job seekers and employers, as well as career data and current trends.

  1. Glass Door

Glass Door, a job seeker website that features both job listings and detailed salary information, offers a valuable blog site with categories including interviews, salaries, branding and career advice.

  1. LinkedIn

This popular professional social network compiles blog stories from thought leaders in areas ranging from networking to professional development.

  1. Undercover Recruiter

Undercover Recruiter is a United Kingdom-based recruitment and career blog. Posts include insights into categories such as interviewing and job search, salary and resume tips.

  1. Life After College

This blog covers a range of topics such as crafting a work persona, the frustrations of not getting hired and determining your marketable skills. It also highlights profiles of recent grads who have been successful in their job searches and what they did to get there.

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