Ace The Job Interview With These Highly Recommended Tricks

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Aside from submitting a resume full of typos, the quickest way to be eliminated from consideration for a new job is making an avoidable interview blunder – like putting your foot in your mouth. Here are some tricks of landing into your dream job:

Nervous

Even if you’re more nervous than you’ve ever been, no company wants to hire someone who lacks confidence. So, in this case, honesty is not the best policy. Don’t tell your interviewer how nervous are, or were before the interview. Just fake it ’til you make it.

Weaknesses or mistakes

Never voluntarily talk about your weaknesses unless they ask you with the standard interview question, ‘What’s your biggest weakness?’ And don’t bring up mistakes you’ve made at work, unless you’re talking about them to show how you’ve made significant improvements.

Money, salary, pay, compensation etc.

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6 Essential Skills To Go Ahead In Career

6 Essential Skills To Go Ahead In Career

Understanding Business

If you do not understand your company’s cash flow well, you will never know why you were replaced by someone.  If you don’t understand business, you will not align your interests to that of your firm’s and, thus, miss out on the most valuable growth and learning opportunities.

Promoting Yourself

Invest in learning how to craft a good CV and get short listed for roles. Practice hard for interviews and learn to sell yourself in short interactions. Finally, learn to stand up and advertise yourself and your accomplishments so that rightful credit and resources come to you.

Creating Time

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Tips For First Week In Your New Organization

Tips For First Week In Your New Organization

Carry a notebook

Yes. Seriously! Take a diary and a pen wherever you go. Jot down answers offered by people. Which means that you are asking tons of questions. This is the right time to ask since no question is too dumb when it comes from a new joiner. Secondly, when there is an information overload in the first few days, pen down relevant data as it comes along. This will free up your mind to pay attention to the next lot without having to remember everything simultaneously. Finally, during the first few days, you will get to generate a number of new ideas. Write them down as they occur. After you learn the ropes, refer back to your notebook to pick and implement the best ones.

Smell the coffee

Where is the coffee machine? Where is the mop in case you spill the coffee? How do you get a printout? Who do you go to if you cannot log in? Where can you go for a quick takeaway lunch? Where is the closest medicine store? What are alternate routes to work? Figure your way around the office during the day and the neighbourhood after work to get logistically sorted before the real action begins.

Chase the blue monkey

The blue monkey is a rare species. When you join your new job you will notice a number of blue monkeys distinguished by different communication styles, approaches to work and ways of getting stuff done. Chase them down to comprehend them. Restrain your judgment while you embrace the diversity in views. Later, as you gain acceptance, you can contribute to everyone’s learning.

Catch up daily

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7 Skills To Master To Land a Dream IT Job

7 Skills To Master To Land a Dream IT Job

User Experience Design

Internet growth rate is on its all-time high in India. The rapid increase in the internet user base has surged the use of computer languages. Programmes such as HTML, JavaScript and CSS are similar to any common languages today. These computer languages were utilized in a specific sector once to develop and program things, however, they have found ways to numerous non-IT sectors too. These languages thus make an important addition in your CV.

Mobile App Developments

The technology is stepping into every sphere rapidly and with time experts have discovered ways to make it smart and easily usable. The increasing mobility has surged the number of mobile devices and also new technologies being used in the same. Application developers are benefitted from this surge. There is a huge demand for mobile app developers in the IT sector as every technology is turning mobile. Mobile application development enables the developers to present their ideas on different possible platforms.

Ruby on Rails

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How To Build Strong Base For Job Promotion?

How To Build Strong Base For Job Promotion?

Balance the ladder

When you climb up a ladder, you not only need to balance your feet but also the ladder. Similarly to get promoted you need to learn not only how to manage the team reporting to you but also how to manage upwards. Like you have established a strong working and inter-personal chemistry with your team, have you done the same with your boss and other managers? Invest time and figure out what are their KPIs and work styles and how can you help them achieve their individual goals. Like you expect complete loyalty from your team, give unstinted support to the ladder above you. Only then does the entire ladder balance well enabling you to climb up quickly.

Say No

The only limited resource in your career is your time. Almost all other resources required for success have immense flexibility and can be obtained with some effort. The best time management skill is the ability to say “No”. Say “No” to demands on your time that do not add value to your immediate and long term goals. Refuse tasks where there are no specific measurable outcomes. Turn down opportunities and meetings that will occupy your time without advancing you towards your defined goals.

Pick up the Hammer

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11 Things You Should Never Put On Your Resume

11 Things You Should Never Put On Your Resume

Irrelevant work experiences

Yes, you might’ve been the “king of making milkshakes” at the restaurant you worked for in high school.
But, unless you’re planning on redeeming that title, it’s time to get rid of all that clutter.

Personal stuff

Don’t include your marital status, religious preference, or social security number. This might have been the standard in the past, but all of this information is now illegal for your employer to ask you, so there’s no need to include it.

Your hobbies

Nobody cares. If it’s not relevant to the job you’re applying for, then it’s a waste of space and a waste of the company’s time.

References

If your employers want to speak to your references, they’ll ask you. Also, it’s better if you have a chance to tell your references ahead of time that a future employer might be calling. If you write, “references upon request” at the bottom of your resume, you’re merely wasting a valuable line.

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10 Decisions That Can Ruin Your Career

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Following Your Passion

If your passion is playing the guitar or physical adventure, you can choose a career in a band or the armed forces respectively. However, both choices can limit your income generating ability. This could leave you resentful later in life when you seek wealth. Know that your passions are not permanent. Realize that the world pays for what it needs and pays well only if you are very good at delivering it.

Accepting the bird in Hand

Though at first glance the first opportunity that comes your way seems better than opportunities you cannot see, accepting it is not always the best decision. The endowment effect causes you to ascribe a higher value to what you own and prevents you from working towards a better opportunity. Think before you accept the first offer on the campus and avoid getting on to a sub-optimal career trajectory.

Finishing your Education

Done with graduation? Good. Finished your postgraduate professional course? Great. Done with your education? Bad decision! While you may heave a sigh of relief with a coveted degree under your belt, it is only good enough to give you a great first job. Later opportunities are an outcome of skills you learnt at your current job. When your formal education ends, your on-the-job learning begins and this phase should last your lifetime.

Switching jobs for Salary

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6 Tips For A Successful Career Change

6 Tips For A  Successful Career Change

Here are our seven most important questions to ask yourself when you’re considering a career change

Could you fix what’s wrong with your current job?

When you’re considering a career change, sometimes it’s wiser to try to fix the problems with an existing job instead of stepping into the unknown with a new one. Does your dissatisfaction come from the job itself, or is it more to do with a difficult boss or a feeling of boredom that might pass, given time? Is there something you could do to change that? Could you find a job in a different department within the same company? Could you ask for a promotion to keep you engaged, or a pay rise to make you feel more valued? It’s worth exploring every avenue of possibility before you decide to make that big move.

Have you done the necessary self-reflection to find out what you really want from a new career?

A frank, thorough self-assessment of your values, skills, passions and interests is crucial when you’re considering a career change. That way you’ll be much clearer on whether a new career is really the answer. List out the things you love doing, the things you dislike, take a personality or assessment test to figure out what makes you tick, and ask yourself whether your passions and values align with the type of job or industry you’re interested in. For a more objective view, it can be helpful to ask a trusted colleague or boss about how they would describe you and your strengths and skills, as well as areas for development. Understand yourself fully, and you’ll be much more likely to enjoy and succeed in the new career you’ve set your sights on.

Are you being realistic?

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Six Things You Should Always Include In Your Resume

6 Things You Should Always Include in Resume Morpheus Consulting

To ensure your resume stands out (for the right reasons), there are a few things you’ll want to avoid, and some you’ll definitely want to include. Whether to include things like an objective statement, list of skills, and education will depend on your level of experience and industry.

Here are six simple things you should always include on your resume, no matter what:

Contact Information

This may seem obvious – but candidates sometimes forget to include basic information, like their email address, or they bury it at the very bottom. Include your name, phone number, email, and URL to your LinkedIn profile right at the top of the page and you don’t need to include your home address. Some people will include their home and cell numbers but multiple contact choices seems to be confusing. Make it easy for your reader to understand how to contact you.

Keywords from the job posting

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Honoured With Emerging Company Award For Human Resources By Indian Achievers Forum

Honoured  With Emerging Company Award For Human Resources

Morpheus Human Consulting has been approved for the prestigious “Emerging Company Award” selected among the various other organization of the respective field and region by Indian Achievers Summit. Hundreds of other delegates from different fields will be participating in the summit. This summit is especially organized to highlight the achievements by Indian Entrepreneurs.

The award “Emerging Company Award For Human Resources” will be conferred to Kailash Shahani by the Senior Leaders and prominent personalities for the outstanding contribution towards progress and development of Indian economy and society.