LinkedIn

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

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 this? Because, these days weren’t so long in the past either, but given the pace at which the world is now developing, they will soon be forgotten. (more…)

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hire me

How does age affects job search and hireability

“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. Let’s check, on the reasons how age affects job search? (more…)

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observation, internships

How listing internships as professional experience gives an edge

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. (more…)

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customised Resume

Why Customised Resume For Every Job Application Is Important

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 the job slim as the resume can seem generic. (more…)

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applicant tracking system

Your Resume Needs Optimisation To Beat The Bots

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 communicates your suitability for the role in the given organisation. (more…)

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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 mind of freshers. They need a job to get the experience. However, recruiters need to see your expertise to give you a role. There must be a way to get through this. Recruiters have a purpose behind every job description that they post. (more…)

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Qualities that recruiters look for in a job hopper.

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 candidate. You need to present yourself in the best possible way to get that role. (more…)

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Self-promotion an absolute necessity for every professional

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 improvement in your career with every passing term. Your Career Development can happen only if you are keen to learn and can project your capabilities. (more…)

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Interview Question

15 common Job Interview Questions and Best Answers

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 or personal interviews. Once you have made it through the telephonic conversation, you will be called for a personal interview from where you will either get the job or lose it. Hence, discussions can make or break the deal for you. Many common Interview questions are asked irrespective of the domain and field. Here are the 15 most common Interview questions asked in an interview. (more…)

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