With the advent of smartphones and tablets, video is now routine. Baby taking his first steps? Video it. Just climbed the Eiffel Tower? Video it. A clown’s on stilts in center city? Video that, too. Whatever moment you wish to capture, you can do so by video. You can even use apps like Glide for instant video messaging. Not to mention, you can engage in live video conversations and conferencing with Skype and other programs right on your hand-held device. It therefore stands to reason that the prevalence of video would start taking hold in the job application process. And […]
Still looking for a job, despite a fabulous resume? It’s a problem many people face. You work hours upon hours tweaking your resume based on the latest advice, and then you have several people proofread it, perhaps even including professional resume “crafters.” After it’s in stellar shape, you send off your resume to tens, if not hundreds of job postings, along with the requisite carefully-worded cover letter.
But then what? No responses. Nothing. Nada. Zip. As if you’re throwing your resume into some big, black resume hole. You can’t get past the resume filter in order to […]
The emphasis on getting a good college education has resulted in millions of people getting associates and bachelor‘s degrees in order to find a good job. However, there is now a growing movement to get a graduate degree in order to increase the employment chances and benefits upon getting the job.
What is a Graduate Degree?
Essentially, a graduate or post-graduate degree is a Master‘s or Doctoral degree in a particular field. Generally speaking, a Master‘s Degree generally requires up to 36 credit hours of additional courses while a Doctoral degree is an additional 16 to 30 credit hours or more of […]
Interviews are incredibly stressful for many people. There is a lot of pressure that comes with looking for a new job and trying to impress potential employers. It is important to prepare ahead of time to make sure you are ready for anything that might come your way during the interview. You want to present yourself as professional, pleasant to work with, and above all, knowledgeable about the position you are applying for and the company in general. It sounds intimidating, but with some prep work, you‘ll have a killer interview.
Start by reviewing the job description, and comparing the requirements […]
In this competitive world, it is an everyday phenomenon that we are required to make a conscious choice between different individuals during the course of various activities, interviews, and other which people to engage with in business. In fact, in an HR manager’s career it is one of the main jobs to pick and choose employees from amongst a number of candidates seeking employment.
In almost every career, the recruiting process requires a selection from hundreds, thousands or, in some cases, millions of candidates who have similar qualifications, age and other requirements for employment. Then, how does the management come to […]
It is famously said that “The first impression is the last impression” in all matters relating to interaction and presenting yourself for appraisal, particularly when seeking a job.
Particularly while seeking employment – in line with the saying “Well begun is half done”, it is imperative that you are able to make an initial impact on the interviewer whether it is a single interviewer or a board or panel. In effect, with a pleasant start, you are starting off at a level higher than the rest of the competition; failing or emerging victorious in your job interview may depend on it.
Surprisingly, there is […]
Have you ever applied for a job then received a letter from the recruiting agent in the mail saying thanks for the application, will keep you on file?‘ When you get this letter you get that sinking feeling that there is no job on the horizon anytime soon. What do employers look for when hiring someone? What exactly are they seeking? Below summarizes what most employers seek in a potential candidate during the employment process.
Teamwork – The potential candidate must be able to be independent, but more importantly work on as part of a team. Most projects call for multidisciplinary input and you […]
Are you looking for a job? Do you want to be stable in your life with a successful career? Would you wish to know about some things that you can do in order to get a nice job in your hands?
Then you have come to the right place. I was just like you a few months earlier; hunting for a nice job with all the weapons of my skills. But nothing seemed working. It was then when I realized that I had to work on three virtues as a job seeker, thanks to which I am now settled in my […]
Just like every company has certain expectations from the candidates that come to be feathers on its wings, every candidate has a list of expectations from the company as well; just like it is not very difficult for an organization to recruit suitable candidates for itself, it is not very difficult for well-qualified candidates to find good organizations for themselves, either!
Thus, to recruit the best candidates for its business, an organization has to make sure that it meets at least most of the expectations of the candidates. Following are the top ten things every single candidate looks for in a […]
Landing your dream job is dependent on how you present yourself in an interview. If you don’t create the right first impressions, then other competitors waiting in line can easily take your place. With some simple approaches, you will easily be able to convey a specific message to an employer. Those that are recruiting will be able to see you as the perfect candidate for the position. Following are five tips to consider when you are preparing for an interview.
Confidence. Your overall attitude changes first impressions of employers. Those trying to recruit are looking at your body language and overall […]