You’ve been there. You’re up late one night trolling job boards and in between travel ads the perfect job opportunity appears. You hear the heavenly hosts cheering you on and rush to update your resume. But before you add your latest and greatest skills and accomplishments, your brain interrupts with the job seeker debate: Should your… Read More Is a Two-Page Resume Ever OK?
4 Steps for Answering “Tell Me About a Time You Failed” While not the most common job interview question, the failure question—should you get it—is rather perplexing. How do you answer this honestly while also not scaring away your potential future employer by bringing up that time lost your company a lot of money? It’s a tricky situation… Read More 4 Steps for Answering “Tell Me About a Time You Failed”
5 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Next Interview Interviewing is often a fraught exercise. You’re threading the needle between selling yourself and your accomplishments, while also being humble and self-aware. Say too much and you’re unlike able. Say too little and people wonder if you have the skills. Keep in mind that the interviewer hasn’t… Read More 5 Mistakes to Avoid in Your Next Interview
6 Job Search Tips That Are So Basic People Forget Them The irony of job search advice: There’s so much available that you don’t have to spend more than four seconds Googling before you land on some nugget of wisdom or another. Yet, at the same time, there’s so much available (some of which… Read More 6 Job Search Tips That Are So Basic People Forget Them
The 10 Golden Rules of Working With a Recruiter Working with a good recruiter is an excellent option for both passive and active job seekers. Recruiters can have access to jobs, market information, insights, tips and connections that many people do not. If you haven’t worked with a recruiter before there are some ways to… Read More The 10 Golden Rules of Working With a Recruiter
Behavioral interview questions ask you to spill out as to how you have behaved in certain situations in the past. Your responses give the HR interviewer an insight into how you might respond to a similar situation in the future. A small mistake in answering these HR interview questions can cost you that job; here are three… Read More HR Interview Questions That You Must Be Ready For
So you’re writing your new resume, and suddenly you get to the “skills” section. You pause. Wait! What skills do I actually have? If you can answer that question with a slew of marketable skills, congratulations! If you have to take a bit of time to answer it, you’re not alone. Developing a slew of marketable skills… Read More 10 Easy Skills to Pick Up Before Applying to a Job
Gone are the days, where one used to stay in the same organisation for years together. Employees change jobs regularly depending on greener pastures available elsewhere. Therefore, organisations have also started taking interviews seriously in the hope of landing skilled and stable employees who can prove to be valuable asset in the long run. More and more… Read More What you must do to get a job !!
These days, phone interviews are an unavoidable part of the job interview process, and for good reason: They save everyone involved time and effort. But that doesn’t mean that phones require zero energy on the part of the candidate. Yes, you should spend more time preparing for an in-person interview, but many companies treat phone screens as… Read More 12 Things to Never Do During A Phone Interview
When you go for a job interview, you make your first contact with your potential employer and it’s always best for you to give them a great first impression. Here are some tips that you can use to look professional and confident when you go for your interview. Feel comfortable You should wear your… Read More 6 tips to dress professionally for an interview