All Blog Posts Tagged 'career' (452)

10 online tools to write a triumphant resume

t’s not that easy to get a good job these days. There are dozens of candidates and sometimes hundreds of them, applying for one single post. In this situation, your qualifications are not enough anymore. One needs to make an impression from the first look! And so, you must create an appealing resume that will determine HR persons call you right away.



Added by Julie Petersen on November 24, 2015 at 9:48am — No Comments

Five Jobs in Mental Health You Haven't Considered Yet

Obtaining a mental health degree like one in psychology or sociology opens up many career opportunities, and maybe more than you first think. In all mental health jobs, you care for people with mental disorders, emotional illnesses, and problems they are unable to deal with, like substance abuse. While there are many careers within this field, some are not as well-known as others. Here are five mental health careers you may not have considered yet.…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on October 22, 2015 at 12:37pm — No Comments

Bounce Rate: The Most Important Recruitment Metric (Virtually) No One Is Tracking

Over the last five years, recruiting leaders have invested increasingly larger shares of their recruitment budget into Employer Branding, Mobile Recruiting, and Recruitment Analytics. This is a great trend. But hidden within this…


Added by Joel McLean on October 21, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Five Ideas to Help Shorten Your Job Search

The job landscape continues to be difficult to navigate, especially for those already unemployed. If you're in this position, you probably want your job search to be over as quickly as possible. Here are five ideas to help shorten your search.

Assess Your Goals

Take time to assess your goals and…


Added by Brooke Chaplan on September 23, 2015 at 4:15pm — 1 Comment

Ready to Kick-Start you New Career?

Are you thinking, every day, “I need to look for a new job!”

Are you dreaming about starting off fresh with a completely new career, and getting career change advice can be hard, you need to ask yourself these questions! where you can challenge yourself and work with that…


Added by Jacob Palmer on September 16, 2015 at 12:50pm — No Comments

Done with Job Interview? Now, Learn How to Follow Up?

The waiting game begins

After a job interview, the toughest thing is to weather the waiting period, which may take months or sometimes, even more. Time goes by and you may not hear a single word from the interviewer who seemed very…


Added by Ben Karter on September 15, 2015 at 6:10am — No Comments

Are you prepared for Job Interview? What about your body language?

Besides the common notion that your body language affects the way others see you, there is more to it. In one of the popular TED talks of October 2012, Amy Cuddy talks about how body language affects the way…


Added by Ben Karter on August 31, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Dear recruiter, 15 reasons why you lost the best candidate ever

As a career strategist I’m privy to conversation from job candidates who are at the mercy of internal and third-party recruiters. I say mercy because before they can sell themselves to the hiring manager, they have to get past the recruiter.

In the grand scheme of things there seems to be a misunderstanding…


Added by Bob McIntosh on August 25, 2015 at 8:23am — 7 Comments


Knowing when to make a career move can be very difficult. You may find yourself in a really challenging position that tests the limits of your skills. You might still be new and getting used to a different way of doing things. And sometimes, a job that seems like a bad fit on the surface is…


Added by Recruiter Raya on August 19, 2015 at 6:02pm — No Comments

Have you found your Workplace Calling?

When we think about our work life, we fundamentally want to be happy. Studies have shown that performance and job satisfaction (“happiness”) go hand in hand in making an organization successful. Associate Professor of Organizational Psychology at Yale University, Amy Wrzesniewski, discovered that people have one of three…


Added by Stacy Carpenter on July 14, 2015 at 4:07pm — No Comments

6 Questions To Avoid When Asked “Do You Have Any Questions For Us?”

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…

Added by Avika Shah on June 22, 2015 at 6:40am — 3 Comments

Career Counseling – Do you know what you are in for?

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 — No Comments

How to Deal with Resentment on Performance Appraisal

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 — 1 Comment

Do you deserve a Salary Increase? Learn how to get the Salary Raise!

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 — No Comments

10 Tips to write Masterpiece Resume

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…

Added by Avika Shah on April 22, 2015 at 10:50am — No Comments


Career Change

Whether through discovery of a new passion, underutilized skills, facing relocation or simple career burn-out, there comes a point in time when you will find yourself itching for a career change. Unless you’re looking to switch to a very specialized field, becoming a pediatrician for example, you don’t have to start completely from scratch. However, the question…


Added by Recruiter Raya on April 16, 2015 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Don’t Buy a Tool to Generate More Applications When You Really Want Better Applications

While there is a wide spectrum of people looking for a job and potentially interested in changing their life for you, let’s break them into two camps: people who need to do a lot of research before they apply and people who don’t. Let’s call these groups “shoppers” and “button-clickers.”

Button-clickers believe that a job search is a numbers game: the more jobs they apply to, the more the odds go up of getting an interview and finally an offer. Sure, they believe in…


Added by James Ellis on April 13, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

Career Counseling – Do you know what you are in for?

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 …

Added by Avika Shah on February 28, 2015 at 12:47am — No Comments

Want to Start Your Career Planning Early? Get the Most Out of Your Internship..

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.

Why is Internship…

Added by Avika Shah on February 21, 2015 at 1:33am — No Comments

Plan your Career To Avoid reaching a Dead End

Career planning 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 — No Comments

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