There was a time when job seekers would abruptly stop on the streets, keenly looking at a wall or a building. They had probably noticed some faded, half torn advert for a job and were trying to figure out the details from a somewhat mutilated sheet of paper. Can some of you still relate to[Read more…]
“What’s in a number?” Numbers are vital aspects when you are hunting for a job. Your age is one of the critical factors for you get or lose an opportunity. Data from research shows that your hireability rate reduces by 8% every year after you are 35. Shocking, isn’t it? However, it’s the harsh truth.[Read more…]
More and more students these days are applying for internships or apprenticeships in their respective fields after finishing their course, or even while pursuing it, to get a hands-on experience of the things they are learning. Internships with the right organisations are seen as invaluable opportunities, which serve a variety of purposes.
The shift in technology, business environment and demographics have changed the old ways of recruitment. The current job environment demands a customised resume for every job application. Each job is different, and it requires different skills, qualifications and needs. Using the same resume for each job opening is undesirable. It makes your chances of securing[Read more…]
A resume is the only piece of information an organisation possesses about you. It represents you as an applicant or job seeker. A resume is a document that sums up a job seeker’s achievements, skills and qualifications for the job they are interested in. It is a tool to market yourself to potential employers. It[Read more…]
As bizarre as the title sounds, it is true that most organisation’s today ask for work experience for an entry-level job. Going by the words, an entry-level job position means the first job. So, how can the recruiters ask you for your work experience when you haven’t had any? This raises much confusion in the[Read more…]
It is evident that the recruiting process has changed drastically in the past few years. However, what caused the change? Yes, it is the interference of technology that has brought about so much change in the process. The move has been so impactful that in today’s time, recruitment does not happen without technology.
You might not have a strong reason for why you change the organisation’s so frequently. You must have gone through many rejections in the process of finding the right job. Not all recruiters reject job hoppers as soon as they see their resume. There are a few recruiters who look for the best in a[Read more…]
Screening tests and interviews are not the only tests that you will be given during your career. After being placed, you need to set your standards high to retain the position offered. You need to look for your growth and make the most of the resources available in the organisation. There needs to be an[Read more…]
An interview is a formal meeting between the employer and the job seeker to know more about the latter and to decide if he/she is right for the role or not. Every job seeker needs to go through this part of a job hunt to land in a job. Interviews can be telephonic, video calls[Read more…]