Gauging the keenness and knowledge of a candidate are crucial interview components. It is in this context that the poser “Do you have any questions for us?” is asked, usually at the end of an interview. Specifically, the recruiter is testing one’s enthusiasm to work with the… Continue
Added by Avika Shah on June 22, 2015 at 6:40am —
Counseling can play a crucial role in the career choices of a student. It is a process that helps a student determine the right career option through evaluation of the student’s aptitude, general interest and other relevant qualities. Hence, it is advisable to have regular counseling sessions,…
Added by Avika Shah on June 15, 2015 at 6:44am —
Admittedly, immediate supervisors and the Human Resources department
have it tough during performance appraisals. There are bound to be employees who feel embittered and discriminated at not being promoted, not being…
Added by Avika Shah on June 3, 2015 at 1:13pm —
Do any of these situations apply to your current job
? You've been with your company for an appreciable time, worked diligently and devotedly, constantly met your targets, and have been entrenched in the same pay bracket throughout.…
Added by Avika Shah on May 20, 2015 at 5:37am —
Framing a great resume is a surefire way of securing your dream job. Doing so, however, requires considerable shrewdness, diligence, and preparedness on your part. Here are 10 prime recommendations for writing a masterful resume and emphatically convincing recruiters to… Continue
Added by Avika Shah on April 22, 2015 at 10:50am —
Counseling can play a crucial role in the career choices of a student. It is a process that helps a student determine the right career option through evaluation of the student’s aptitude, general interest and other relevant qualities. Hence, it is advisable to have regular counseling sessions, which will help identify the right career choice for an individual student.
Identifying the right … Continue
Added by Avika Shah on February 28, 2015 at 12:47am —
Summer internship is a good medium to get professional exposure at an early stage of your career. While you might be a few months away from beginning your actual career, summer internship lets you understand what a real life work environment entails. It gives you the exposure and the experience that will help you later in your career.
Added by Avika Shah on February 21, 2015 at 1:33am —
Career planning Continue
is one of the most important aspects of an individual’s life. It determines what a person pursues in their professional life, and influences a person’s status in society. Identifying the right career and constantly developing plans…
Added by Avika Shah on January 31, 2015 at 2:26am —
New Year is the time for new resolutions, and these allow a person to make a fresh start or improve things that exist. One of the most important aspects of an individual’s life is their professional career. Career is a product of several factors, and therefore it is essential for you to choose the right career path to achieve your goals. New Year, therefore, is the right time to analyse the current status of your career and set new… Continue
Added by Avika Shah on January 24, 2015 at 3:41pm —
5 Tips for an Easy Trip from College to Successful Career!
Are you making a transition from college to career? If so, then it’s the right time for a reality check! Off course, a degree from top-rated university or a mark sheet with… Continue
Added by Avika Shah on January 17, 2015 at 2:06am —
According to a recently published collaborative report by CII-KPMG, India’s banking and finance sector is gaining ground rapidly and is poised to become the fifth largest in the world by the year 2020. It the growth continues along the present trends, the industry would easily be the third largest by 2025. This is certainly good for incumbents who are looking to be a part of this industry, which is currently valued at Rs. 81…
Added by Avika Shah on December 20, 2014 at 10:00am —
There are problems in using “predictors” of suitability for open positions within a company. Hunter and Hunter (1984) showed that interviewing is one of the worst predictors of future job performance. Using reference checks (.26), education (.22) or biographical data (.37) did not improve the odds too favorably. In fact, even the best predictor, test scores, came out at .57. We could make the… Continue
Added by Donald Sonn on December 10, 2014 at 1:28pm —
Never underestimate the importance of a good resume. Your resume is your first impression and first impression counts. Your Resume
is the first impression that the employer has of you. This is the means to attract the attention of the employer. It can either make the situation or break the situation. So if your resume is not working contact a professional…
Added by Avika Shah on December 5, 2014 at 7:38am —
Fresh graduates entering the job market are always concerned about the growth prospects and career growth in their chosen field during the coming years. These fears are especially warranted when one looks at the nature of global economies and how they have behaved in the recent past. Lay-off's have been common during the recent global economic slowdown. However, there are some jobs and careers that are considered ‘recession…
Added by Avika Shah on December 1, 2014 at 8:54am —
A recruiter represents the face of the organization as far as quality manpower is considered with respect to best recruitment services. Imagine a candidate without proper qualifications or performance recruited into a company for a key role. If the company suffers because of the inability of the candidate, then it is not just the failure of the candidate but also the… Continue
Added by Avika Shah on September 26, 2014 at 4:38am —
First impressions are key when it comes to any interview. When it comes to multimedia jobs and website design, first impressions are just as vital. Watching your P’s and Q’s are important and so is being prepared. This article will give you a few tips on what to do to prepare as best as possible for a web design interview.
Get Yourself Prepared…
Added by James Richings on August 26, 2014 at 5:28pm —
Retention is quickly becoming a major concern for organizations of every size and in every industry. According to PayScale’s 2014 Compensation Best Practices Report, in 2009, only 28% of companies considered employee retention a main… Continue
Added by Julie Salerno on April 20, 2014 at 8:00am —
Maybe you’re in the wrong type of company, or more appropriately, maybe your competencies are better suited to a business of another size. One of my first questions to candidates is whether they consider themselves a big or a small-company person. It’s difficult to explain but a lot of people are quite rightly attracted to the branding and apparent success of larger businesses, and might think the question is there to catch them out.
A few start looking at me sideways, but the reality… Continue
Added by Rana Hein-Hartmann on November 15, 2013 at 11:08am —
Why did you ask?
My husband has a love / hate relationship with my career choice. Always has. I’ve been a recruiter longer than I’ve been Mrs. Ala, so this is not new to him. In fact, at one point early in our relationship I was THE go to recruiter in his field. People would slip him resumes on job sites and ask for my phone number after meetings. It’s not easy being married to me, and that was before all this social recruiting / LinkedIn / Facebook / blogging stardom. Poor Mr.… Continue
Added by Amy Ala on November 8, 2013 at 7:22pm —
When looking at, and indeed writing about career advice, it’s easy to focus on the positives; finding a job, getting a job, doing well in an interview and how to impress when you start.
However, it’s worth remembering that people can lose a job as quickly and easily as finding one, and companies don’t need much of an excuse to get rid of employees who aren’t living up to… Continue
Added by Matt Crist on September 18, 2013 at 6:30am —