Power words, or action verbs, are words used to help make a statement stronger. By using action verbs, you can assume an “active voice” instead of a “passive voice” on your resume. Properly incorporating power words into your resumes, letters and other correspondence can help convey strong writing skills and increase the strength of your
One look at your resume and you immediately know that your first job title isn’t “Resume Author”… Who’s is though? I would venture to say very few people. However, that doesn’t prevent you from showing up with a resume that’s at least presentable.
My son has a name that is very common in some parts of the world but not very common in the United States. When you hear a person’s name, do certain thoughts and associations come to mind? I started thinking about how birth names might affect a job seeker’s candidacy and wondering if they can
When looking for a new job, something that causes anxiety in nearly everyone – regardless how qualified they are for the position – is the job interview process. This 3-step article offers preparing for the interview tips; serving as a self confidence booster to help you put your best foot forward!
If you think that job interviews are an art rather than a science you’re not alone – most interviewers would agree.However, a different kind of assessment, the competency-based interview, is becoming increasingly popular because many think it’s more accurate and reliable than the traditional job interview we all know and love.
Something extremely important for job seekers to keep in mind when interviewing for any position at any level within a company are their behaviors and their manners. It is vital that job seekers put their best foot forward when they are interviewing for jobs. Some executive level people may refuse to fill out an application form when
Something I don’t see often but do remember coming across when I was hiring were resume submissions that had fake email addresses and phone numbers on them. The problem with this is that when you want to interview them, you cannot reach them and they lose out on possibly being hired. The Applicants either mistyped
I remember after I had graduated from college I couldn’t wait to move to a new city and start my career. I was hopeful that there would be tons of jobs waiting for me when I arrived in Austin Texas. Someone had said that it was a booming market for recent college graduates and that
Some people have had success by creating an idea for a new job at a company where they want to work and then pitching the company on why they need to hire them for the position. Think about it from the perspective of a Sales Person. A Sales Person has to pitch a product that
I was remembering this weekend when I was hunting for a job years ago and wasn’t that confident in myself. I was sitting in the lobby of a company and they were doing back to back interviews. Because they were back to back interviews, I knew that the people interviewing candidates would be tired and
One thing that some people will put on their resume is use the type of job they had like Accounting or Finance for their job title instead of their actual job title while creating the section for their work experience. The problem with this is that your department doesn’t say what level you are at
It is time to take your problems into your own hands. No one can help you better than yourself. Are you dealing with bullies or a difficult relationship? Part of the problem could come from how you carry yourself. Read these tips to find out how you can feel better about yourself and be accepted
If you have to study for a test or learn a new skill, or you just want to regain your former memory power, you probably will benefit from learning about some strategies to improve your memory. This article contains several helpful tips for boosting your ability to remember important information. Read on to learn how
You’ve ended up with a job interview, congratulations, you now have a chance to charm a prospective employer face-to-face. Job interview is the most essential task within the employment seeking course of action. Employment interviewing by no means appears to get any simpler – even if you go on much more job interviews than you
People in America love to eat out, which brings a terrific outlook to the growth of culinary jobs in the future. Mark your calendar, this coming July is National Culinary Arts Month and we thought it may be useful to check out the hiring demand for food preparation and culinary jobs. Culinary careers are all