PURPOSEFULLY PROFESSIONAL: WHY YOU SHOULD VOLUNTEER The following post was taken from The Muse, The Secret Weapon Most Job Hunters Don’t Know About. Read the full article here. A lot goes into a job hunt. We polish our resumes, write cover letters, practice interview questions and shop for the right attire. Yet, there is still something we are missing. According to The Muse, 76 percent of career advisors say candidates with volunteer experience are more likely to land their dream job.