Category Archives: Job Search

Your resume and LinkedIn profile aren’t the same. However, should go hand in hand.

LinkedIn

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…]

How listing internships as professional experience gives an edge

observation, internships

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.

Why Customised Resume For Every Job Application Is Important

customised Resume

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…]

Your Resume Needs Optimisation To Beat The Bots

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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…]

An entry-level job today has specifications of a few years of work experience.

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…]