Common Interview Questions

May 14, 2010 No Comments by

Job interview is among the most important phase in the job seeking process. It is through job interview only that you can win the confidence of the potential employer and enter into the dream job of your choice. Prepare your interview questions well and rehearse your role before the show to avoid anxiety and nervousness […]

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How to Build a Great Working Relationship with Your Boss

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One of the worst things you can do when you start your new job is to make your supervisor look bad for hiring you. After all, your boss is key to your current on-the-job satisfaction and to your future success in the organization — and perhaps even beyond. If there ever were a relationship for […]

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CV Writing – Make a personal statement

May 13, 2010 8 Comments by

Every CV should start with a personal statement. This short paragraph is your opportunity to convince a recruiter the rest of the page is worth reading. It should consist of just 50 very hard-working words that will sell, at a glance, you and your skill set to a time-pressed recruiter. Here’s one crucial piece of […]

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How can I keep my CV up-to-date?

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How often have you tried to put together a CV and had difficulty remembering the details of previous jobs? It’s not just the dates of employment that you’ll forget – tasks, projects and courses you were involved with are easily overlooked. You obviously don’t want to be redesigning your CV to incorporate every minor thing […]

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Job Interviews: Make a Great First Impression

May 12, 2010 No Comments

The initial impression you make on others is, if not indelible, certainly a huge determinant in how people will feel about you for quite some time. This judgment is only magnified at job interviews — an activity designed to make sure you fit within an organization both personally and professionally. Do Your Homework Before the […]

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How do online and offline cover letters differ?

May 12, 2010 1 Comment

The basic rules of style, brevity and clarity that apply to any covering letter also apply when you’re making job applications online. But rather than the formal letter format expected by businesses when receiving tangible mail, online cover letter formats are less structured and you have the opportunity to provide a unique and impactful introduction […]

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Nonverbal Communications & Body Language in Job Interviews

May 11, 2010 No Comments

It begins even before you say your first word in an interview. As the interviewer walks toward you to shake hands, an opinion is already being formed. And as you sit waiting to spew out your answers to questions you’ve prepared for, you are already being judged by your appearance, posture, smile or your nervous […]

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Kickstart a stalled job search

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Keeping up the momentum can be hard if your job search extends into weeks or months. These three strategies can make an immediate difference. Get a free CV review Many professional CV writing companies offer a free no-obligation review. If your CV isn’t getting you interviews, an objective, professional opinion can help identify areas for […]

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How to write a Job Search Letter

May 10, 2010 No Comments

Perhaps one of the most confusing aspects of finding a job that you’ll face is writing appropriate job-search letters. The job search may be the first time you’ll have to compose and produce professional-level correspondence. Accordingly, you face the challenge of deciding both what to say and how to say it for a number of […]

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