Los Angeles is a massive, sprawling city that has come to embody the glamour, richness, and excitement of the West Coast. The name alone is iconic and likely to bring to mind ultramodern skyscrapers, smog, boulevards lined with palm trees, sunshine, swimming pools, movie stars…
With 1.9 million new restaurant jobs projected by the year 2018, it is no wonder why a career in the hospitality business is such a popular choice. Or why so many persons want to know how to write an effective resume; to nab hotel or restaurant management jobs, food preparation positions, or restaurant server jobs.
One career boost potential too often overlooked by employees is self job performance appraisal. Persons who routinely initiate their own job performance self evaluation in regards to workplace ethics and interpersonal relations stay one step ahead of the game.
It’s bound to happen eventually, no matter how good you are at your job: somebody is going to criticize they way you do things. The way you react to that criticism, and others like it, can have a real impact on your career. Here are few tips for taking criticism and making the best of it.
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
When to Use a Resume Objective Resume objectives are perfect when applying for a specific position at a company. Objectives should always be about the employer and their needs, not yours. It is important to remember that the objective, located at the top of your resume, is a quick “sales pitch” that the employer can
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
There are certain employees who are worth their weight in gold, and there are others who should be thrown to the curbside. Which are you, you ask? The more cherished employee, of course, reflects a higher value to the employer. The latter of the two shows up for work, completes the job, and no more.
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