If You Need A Great Job You Need A Great Resume

Landing a great job starts with writing a great resume. There’s no doubt that in these financially difficult times it’s never been harder to find the ideal job, and you won’t with a second rate resume.

Job applicants have to compete with hundreds or even thousands of other job applicants for every good job. Your personal job history is important to you, but to anyone in charge of making those all important job interviews, if your personal job history doesn’t jump out and hit them in the face when…


How To Write The First Resume Right

Entering the job market for the first time is an exciting prospect. New graduates and high school leavers will start looking for job prospects and applying for vacancies in a bid to secure employment. This is the time they will write their first resume. Getting it right is of critical importance if you wish to change your status to being employed within a short span of time. Creating the resume puts a great amount of pressure on novices at it. This is their first attempt at creating something which…


Job Interview Preparation – Three Key Steps

Pay attention to your personal public image in your job interview preparation. These are three critical details that are often overlooked in preparing for the job search and job interview process but they can derail your chances of getting the job you want. 

Your Voicemail Message

Check what your voicemail message sounds like. Increase your chances of success while job hunting by making sure your voicemail message conveys a mature and professional personal image. Update it before you begin the job search and interview process to reflect…


Types of Job Interview Questions

The list of possible interview questions can be quite large and overwhelming. Fortunately, there are only really five different types of interview questions. This structure helps put these questions into a manageable framework. The five different types of interview questions:

1. Resume-Related Questions (You Questions)

2. Qualifications for Job Questions

3. Behavioral Questions

4. Case Interview Questions

5. Personality Questions

Resume- Related Questions (You Questions)

This group of questions can be described as “You” questions because they tend to center around what…


Differentiate Yourself and Land a Job Fast Even In a Recession

When unemployment is high and you find yourself in a competitive job market, it is easy to get discouraged. It is a fact that there are more and more people competing for fewer and fewer jobs. And, there is no doubt about it! In a time when it seems like no one is hiring and you hear about new lay offs on a daily basis, it can be challenging to even get motivated to start a job search, never mind successfully land a new job.

But, there are still…


What you should know before you searching for a job

Career and job opportunities come and go every day. If you don’t know where to look or who to talk to, you will be lost in the highway of chances that you’re missing out. You may have crafted a very informative resume or curriculum vitae, gauged enough experience with your skills and talents in the field you’re in, and probably have all the time in the world for an interview. Despite this, you can’t land a job because what you lack are resources-here are four ways you should venture…


No Work Experience? No Worries! Transferable Skills On A Graduate Resume

College students and new graduates often feel they have nothing or very little to include on a new post-graduate resume. College students paid employment, volunteer experience or academic reserach is often seemingly unrelated to their career goals, and aside from that, the only information left to include is education. If this is your way of thinking – think again!

Transferable Skills

One method of approaching a college student or new graduate resume is to focus on transferable skills. These skills are applicable to different situations. The ability to communicate…


Some Advice How To Write A Winning Job Application

Everyone who has written a job application knows how difficult it is to start with a blank document and fill it with positive qualities and qualifications. When a new job is advertised in for example a newspaper, many skilled and competent people answer with their applications. It is not uncommon that several hundred of applications are received. Typically, your application is the image an employer or recruiter has of you. It is of this picture she or he makes a crucial decision about your future. In this article there…


Top Five Resume Mistakes

Here are the most common resume mistakes. Some of them are quite simple while others are subtle and hard to spot. In any case consider all so that you are fully prepared to write a powerful and successful resume.

#1: Lack of focus.

Many people fail to focus on what is really important in a resume why you will be beneficial for your future employer. Instead they go into details about their previous work, their previous duties, reasons for leaving, and so on. Your resume is not…


Resume Makeover Tips: Some Simply Effective Ideas

Your resume is the key to getting into those great interviews and, ultimately, getting the job. So what types of things do we all need to look out for when preparing or reviewing our resume? Included in this article are some of the most important tips a person can receive according to a few acquaintances in corporate human resources departments.

The first thing an individual should do once they begin the resume review process is to make sure there are no spelling errors! Yes, this seems…


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