A professionally designed resume is an important component to any jobseeker; however, the overall effectiveness of the document depends on how and how often it’s used, marketing strategies utilized, and the relevance of the content. Concentrating on these important aspects is key to ensuring your resume produces well.
Your resume can get you into the company for an interview but it is up to you to be able to sell yourself as the perfect match for the job. One thing that can help you to land the job, besides being qualified skill wise, is to practice answering common interview questions. Expecting common interview
When you watch movies that took place during the great depression or about unions striking, you will commonly see lines of people at the unemployment office or at a warehouse hoping that they get selected to work that day. It was a sad reality back then and remains true in some areas today. In the
One thing that you will want to do is prepare for your interview. There are too many individuals who mistakenly believe that all interviews are the same. Many interviews are similar in nature, but they are not all the same. In all honesty, it depends on the job that you are being interviewed for and
For many job seekers, the interview is the most difficult part of the job search process because of its impact on the hiring decision. An interview is similar to a sales meeting, only you’re forced into an unfamiliar marketing position where you’re both the salesperson and product. You usually have less than half an hour
Job seekers have long been advised to send targeted resumes and cover letters. By tailoring your application materials and playing up the skills and abilities most relevant to a specific position, you’re likelier to pique the interest of employers. But your customization efforts shouldn’t end there
Since “What Color Is Your Parachute?” by Richard Nelson Bolles was published 31 years ago, it’s become known to many as the job-hunters’ bible. The book, published by Ten Speed Press, has topped business bestseller lists and a new, revised edition is reissued annually. But does this book really deserve its iconic status? With unemployment
There’s certainly no shortage of job-search advice. But you’ve got to separate the wheat from the chaff. The chaff, in my view, is the harmfully restrictive advice that imposes arbitrary limits on job searches. Disciples of networking have effected the most damage on executives already stifled by servitude to corporate America. They’ve persuaded millions of