Rachel Kaufman


Six Words You Should Never Use In Your Cover Letter

Writing a cover letter for your job application can be more of an art than a science. What works for one hiring manager may be a turnoff for others. But […]

The Top 10 Cover Letter Fails Ever (as defined arbitrarily by yours truly, MJD blogger)

Depending on who you ask, sending a cover letter for a job application is either outdated and hopelessly dumb or is the defining factor for whether you get the job. […]

TheLadders Sued for ‘Breach of Contract’ and More

TheLadders.com, the formerly “Only $100k+ jobs” board, has been sued in U.S. District Court for breach of contract among other things, reports headhunter and career guru Nick Corcodilos. The suit […]

February ADP Employment Report Is More Of The Same

Private-sector employment increased by 198,000 jobs in February, and by 215,000 in January, payroll giant ADP announced today. While February’s gains are the latest in a string of monthly job […]

Fake Kickstarter Marketer Lands At AOL


Burned Freelancer Takes Client’s Website Hostage

From our friends at PRNewser here is a story no freelancer ever wants to see: a web designer who claims he wasn’t paid for his work has replaced his client’s […]

Trouble at Budget Travel

A spokesperson for the company says that the magazine is “not in bankruptcy at this time,” however, some sad news is coming out of that magazine with or without the […]

Laid-Off Journalist Brews ‘Unemployed Reporter Porter’

Former Hartford Advocate writer Jon Campbell has picked up a new hobby now that he’s, well, a former Advocate writer. His homebrew, Unemployed Reporter Porter, includes “chocolate and roasted barley […]

The Most Amazing Resume We’ve Seen Lately (Or Ever)

We here at MediaJobsDaily are leery of using superlatives like “most amazing” as there’s almost always something more amazing down the pike, but this resume is actually, sincerely great and […]

Private Sector Employment Increased By Almost 200k: ADP

Private-sector employment rose by 192,000 in January, payroll giant ADP says. That’s slightly higher than the revised job growth for December (185,000 jobs) but well in line with the sort […]