As job seekers work to perfect their resume, it’s important for them to know what recruiters are looking for. According to CareerBuilder, there are five keywords most HR managers look for on resumes. If job seekers are able to match their experience with these types of skills and experience, recruiters will be more likely to [...]
Imagine a friend just arranged an interview for you at a fantastic company in the industry you’re looking to work. The catch: This is an “informational interview”. The employer does not have a job to offer you.
However, this is the best interview you may ever go on.
You may find it odd to interview where a [...]
You’ve been asking your friends, coworkers, and family to pass your name along at work. You’ve tried reaching out to new job connections via cold calls and social media. You’ve met with a few people for informational interviews. But nothing is working.
The problem may be that your networking strategy isn’t working for you. Instead [...]
Shifting the focus of your resume can make a more powerful impact on hiring managers. A positive new attitude can help open doors to a new job. Try the following few simple steps:
1. Focus on Accomplishments
A strong resume highlights accomplishments. It can be easy to forget achievements if you have not included them [...]
In your lifetime, you will probably have to prepare for lots and lots of job interviews. Every interview is different because every job and every interviewer is different. That being said, there are a few things that rarely change when it comes to job interviews.
Here are eight things you should always say (and mean) in [...]
Your resume is the foundation of your job search. And if it’s not up to par, it’s likely to hold you back from ever moving forward in the hiring process.
In the current job market, hiring managers are dealing with huge applicant pools for each job listing, as well as a shortened amount of time for [...]
Job searching can be a messy task, especially in this competitive job market. Managing your search to ensure that it’s running like a well-oiled machine takes time and dedication, and some organization tactics might not work for everyone.
Don’t let the clutter and disorder take a toll on your productivity. Try these five tips organize your [...]
An MBA is obviously viewed by many as the perfect source for those looking for a career change, where as many as 37 percent of MBA applicants surveyed reported “career change” as their leading motivation to undertake an MBA, according to a recent QS TopMBA Applicant Survey. In some regions like North America, considerably more [...]
You have the degree and you have a job. The only problem? Your degree is saying you should have a much better job. It might seem trivial to complain about being gainfully employed in this economy, but having the right job is important. After all, you went through school so that you could succeed in [...]