Posts tagged “job search strategy” (Page 2)

How to get a promotion: 5 steps to success

No one likes standing still when it comes to their career. If you’ve been fulfilling the same role for over a year without any additional responsibility or additional income – you’ve hit a roadblock. Don’t sit around and wait for your employer to notice that you deserve a promotion, prove it to them. We’ve developed a 5-step process to follow in order to get that promotion. If you’re not willing to put in the effort and take the initiative to achieve [...]

How to network in-person

When professionals refer to networking to advance their career, many times they are simply referring to their use of the social networking site LinkedIn.com. Yes, LinkedIn has done a fantastic job of branding itself as the #1 method to grow your professional network, but let’s not throw away the traditional methods just yet. Humans are more likely to remember an individual they’ve met in person, rather than a name they’ve viewed on a screen. Therefore, networking in-person will remain the most [...]

How To Interview: 7 Things You Should Never Do

I can’t even tell you how many times I’ve heard the statement – “If I can get the interview, then I’ll get the job”. Many people tend to be very confident about their interview skills. When they don’t get the position, they assume they didn’t have the skill level the employer was looking for, but the real reason may be that they broke some major interview rules. When it comes to interviewing, most people are concerned about what they’re going [...]

Your real first impression: the cover letter

A résumé or curriculum vitae (CV) offers an overview of a professional’s work experience and other qualifications. It is the first point of contact that a potential employer has with the job applicant. Technically, it is the cover letter that first introduces the candidate to the employer. Let us explore about cover letters and their significance in the employment procedure. Deciphering the Cover Letter A cover letter is a formal note that is sent along with the résumé. It is written [...]

How can you find a job without experience?

It’s a cruel, cruel world out there. Students need practical experience to land a job in their field, and no one will hire them without that experience. Here’s the conundrum – how are students supposed to get experience if no one will give them their start? You could sulk all day and pity yourself on these unfortunate circumstances… or you could take some initiative and do something about it. Apart from landing an entry-level role within a company, there are other [...]