Posts Tagged ‘job search’
February 24th, 2017 |
5 Powerful Ways to Improve Your Chances of Landing an Interview
Have you ever thought, “If I can just get an interview, I can convince them that I am the best person for the job”? Of course, that’s the challenge—getting the interview. You may be highly qualified, but if you don’t land the interview, your chances of being hired are just about nil.
So how do you get that all-important interview? Is there anything that you can do other than send out your resume and hope for the best?
December 9th, 2016 |
THE 5 BIGGEST RESUME MISTAKES THAT WILL DOOM YOUR CANDIDACY
Even though some are predicting the end of the resume with the advent of sites like LinkedIn, the truth of the matter is that resumes are still very much alive. And because they are alive, it is critical that you know what you should and should not include on this very important document. After all, what’s the point of sending out your resume if it gets no results?
December 2nd, 2016 |
4 WARNING SIGNS THAT YOUR COMPANY IS A SINKING SHIP
Theranos, Blockbuster, Enron, Compaq. What do all these companies have in common? They all went bust. But they didn’t go down without warning. With your career future to protect, you don’t want to be caught off guard should your company suffer a similar fate. So how do you know if your company is in trouble?
November 4th, 2016 |
5 WAYS TO REINFORCE YOUR BRAND ON THE RESUME
What is your brand? This is a very common question these days since branding has become such a hot topic, not just for companies, but for individuals. As part of this process, you need to determine what you want to be known for. After you have identified your unique qualities (there may be several), think about which ones you really want to market to a potential employer. There is no point in emphasizing skills that you no longer want to use or skills that employers are not interested in.
September 23rd, 2016 |
4 THINGS YOU MUST KNOW ABOUT JOB BOARDS
Job boards are the most common method of job search. But there are some things that you should know as a job seeker about job boards.
September 2nd, 2016 |
5 Ways to Know that Your Interview is Going Downhill
There are nonverbal cues that a job interview is going well, and nonverbal cues that an interview is going badly. Of course all job seekers want to believe that they interview well, and that the employer is as interested in them as they are in the employer. But sometimes, despite your best efforts, the interview goes south.
But can you really get a read on the interview while it is in progress? Here are some tips for determining whether or not you are making a good impression:
August 26th, 2016 |
Discover Why Recruiters Are Ignoring Your Resume!
Have you ever felt like the resumes that you send out go into a black hole? Are you frustrated because you never hear back from all of the position that you apply for? If so, you are not alone. Unfortunately, it is very common that job seekers expend a lot of energy searching for jobs and sending out resumes, but they don’t always get a response from companies.
If you feel like recruiters are ignoring you, here are some reasons why:
August 5th, 2016 |
4 Reasons Why Taking a Temp Job Is a Smart Career Move
What do you think of when you hear the term temp job? Perhaps you think of a clerk or receptionist making coffee and answering the phone. Although there certainly are temp jobs like this, temp work has expanded to become much more than that. Temp work now includes IT, accounting, human resources professionals as well as nurses and even executives.
So why might you include temporary work as one of your options as you embark upon a job search? Here are some compelling reasons: