A job candidate who can follow instructions successfully is valuable in the workplace. However, a candidate who can give instructions successfully possesses an exceptional skill that employers quickly notice in a job interview. Instructing means: teaching or reinforcing information, a process, or operation to others. It’s a top skill used to w ( . . . . . . . . )
Your resume isn’t just a historical document of your work history--it’s your own personal advertisement, that includes sufficient information to sell yourself and determine if you are worthy for an interview. You don’t have much time to highlight the most impressive and unique details about you and your work experience.
Condensing all your skills into a document that is easy to digest is certainly a challenge, but the key is ( . . . . . . . . )
When you think about a job interview, most will think about preparation the candidate needs to do to succeed—researching the company and hiring managers, studying the job description, etc. The tips for job seekers are endless. However, some of the same advice also holds true for employers responsible for interviewing. In order to get the most out of an interview, ( . . . . . . . . )
Change is an exciting word. But, it’s also a little bit scary. If you are looking for a change in employment; a job that will be rewarding and make you excited about heading to work each day, that job you seek may not even be on your radar. How do you make a career change when you have no experience in the field you want to enter?
For most career changes, one question you’ll be askin ( . . . . . . . . )
A long weekend means three blissful days without emails, meetings and business calls, making snapping out of weekend mode that much harder. There’s a lot to be said about how you should plan out the days that follow a long weekend. When you’re coming back from some time off ( . . . . . . . . )
The holidays are a festive time for family, friends, and fun, but can also bring distraction. Many of us have trouble staying focused at work on a regular day, and the holidays pose a special challenge for workplace productivity. In addition to typical day-to-day distractions we face, such as chatty co-workers and workp ( . . . . . . . . )
Your personal brand is more important now than ever before. Not just for a career search, but for career advancement and leadership. Personal branding is about making a full-time commitment to the journey of defining yourself and how this will shape the manner ( . . . . . . . . )
If you’re the type of person who craves variety, taking on contract opportunities can be the perfect arrangement. Maybe you’ll be on assignment In California for a month, and then immediately head to New York for a new assignment. You’re never in the same situation twice, but you’re always the “new kid.” How do you figure out how to fit into a company culture fast enough to create an e ( . . . . . . . . )
Any job seeker knows, a resume is a document used to quickly and easily let a hiring manager know what skills they have, work/education history, and any accomplishments. Seems simple, but in reality, it can be a difficult task to properly showcase to the employer how and why you are qualified.
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When preparing for the interview process, many job seekers focus their energy on how they are going to answer questions, they forget something very important: You’re also there to ask questions. Asking the right questions at an interview is important for three key reasons:
-Confirm your qualifications for the position-Demonstrate interest in ( . . . . . . . . )