Not So Fast! A Job Search Trap Can Ruin You!

Get ready for a job search trap! There are lots of them. But the one that often sabotages an interview is the question: “Why did you leave (or why are you leaving) your job?”

How you answer that question will either enhance your candidacy or completely turn an employer off to you. So you need to consider the question well in advance of your interview. And practice you answer out loud.

Obviously, an employer has a vested interest in your motivations. If he/she detects that you’re a job-hopper, or a…


Resume Editing Tips That Get the Job Done

When you’re looking for a new job, your resume is arguably the most important part of your application process. Many job-seekers focus on interviewing skills, which are very important. But in order to land that coveted interview, your resume has to speak for you.

Your resume is your potential employer’s first impression of you. More than likely, an assistant or human resources professional will quickly scan your resume. If your resume doesn’t grab their attention in those few moments, they probably won’t be calling you. It’s sad, but it’s…


Build Your Resume

A resume is a one- to two-page document summarizing your career objectives, professional experiences and achievements, and educational background. At the top of the resume is the heading. There is where you name and any contact information is placed. Along with your address and phone, you may also want to include your e-mail address. The body of the resume should be broken into the following sections: career objective, profile/summary, professional experience, achievements, scholastics, and references.  With a couple of sentences, tell your employer about your goals and objectives. A…


Cover Letter Example – What to Look For

If you’re searching online for a cover letter example, then this article will be of interest to you. Specifically, we’re going to talk about what you should be looking for in an example, what to avoid, and where to find good examples for any industry. By the time you have finished reading this article, you’ll be able to find cover letter samples with ease.

Let’s begin by talking a look at what to search for in a example. The most important thing is to find one which is specific…


Bad Resume Mistakes

bit.ly – A bad resume can murder your job search. Resume is a selling tool. That outlines your skills and experiences so an employer can see, at a glance, how you can contribute to the employer’s workplace. Your resume has to sell you in short order. You don’t have to suffer with a bad resume which is essential to a successful job search. You can’t offer to have bad resume mistakes. Why? because today’s labor market is very competitive. You can create your…


Resume Format Styles. The different types of resume formats and when to best use them

Resume Format Styles. The different types of resume formats and when to best use them.

Resume Format Styles

The different types of resume formats and when to best use them.
  Most people don’t think about the different resume types, they either create a resume the way they think it should look or they use a sample resume and use the sample as a reference point.
Most sample resumes are…


Is A Cover Letter Really Necessary?

Is a cover letter required when applying for a job? Well, let’s begin with the end in mind… what gets you hired? The interview, right? And how do you get the interview? Probably your resume. It’s almost impossible to get called for an interview if you don’t submit a resume. But what gets your resume read? The answer, of course, is a compelling cover letter.

Your cover letter must be compelling because it’s a numbers game. It is so easy for candidates to respond to job postings today that…


Boost Job Search Success With a Strategic Self-marketing Plan

The rules of the job search have changed considerably in recent years. It’s not enough to be the most qualified candidate for the job. Successful job candidates understand that in addition to “having the goods,” they need to know their “buyer,” and how to sell to them. Think it sounds crass to compare a job candidate’s skills and experience to consumer goods? It isn’t. Rather, it accurately reflects the reality of the current job market.

Positioning Yourself to Get Noticed in a Crowded Job Market

The current job market…


Curriculum Vitae – Inge Devos

I am seeking for job to grow into! If you have a job where my skills and experiences can be a part of it, please contact me. I can send you also my full Curriculum Vitae. I am currently living in Belgium (flamish part) but i am ready to relocate.
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A Guide to Preparing For Your Job Interview

Start preparing for your job interview at least two or three days in advance. This will give you enough time to select the appropriate clothes to wear, complete research about the company, and prepare for questions from the interviewers. You will also be able to use this time to become familiarized with the location of the interview, which will allow you to get to know the area and decide upon a route that will allow you to reach your destination on time.

Remember the old adage, “Dress to…


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