All Blog Posts Tagged 'resume' (339)

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…
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Added by Avika Shah on January 31, 2015 at 2:26am — No Comments

New Year Resolutions - Time to Make Your Career Your Priority!

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…

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Added by Avika Shah on January 24, 2015 at 3:41pm — No Comments

HOW TO WRITE A PROACTIVE RESUME

So, you’re ready to write a resume. You sit down and think about what it is that makes you stand out against hundreds of other candidates. Well, if the phrases “go-getter,” “hard worker,” or “self-motivated” come to mind, you may want to rethink what you’re writing.…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on January 22, 2015 at 3:18pm — No Comments

5 Tips to Succeed In the Job Market as a Fresher!

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…
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Added by Avika Shah on January 17, 2015 at 2:06am — No Comments

Banking and Finance Industry Growth in 2015 Year

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…
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Added by Avika Shah on December 20, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

INVEST IN THE FUTURE OF TECH: VOLUNTEER FOR A GIRL-FRIENDLY PROGRAMMING ORGANIZATION

Women may make up only a small percentage of coders now, but that will change in the years to come with the concentrated efforts to increase young ladies’ interest in and accessibility to science, technology, engineering and math fields.

There are numerous…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on December 18, 2014 at 6:43pm — No Comments

PREZUME: AN INTERACTIVE RESUME ALTERNATIVE

You've checked the websites, you've researched companies, and you've turned in your resume for a job you really want. But your resume is only one paper in a stack on the desk of the hiring manager. How do you get yours to stand out? Well, how about trying an interactive resume in addition to (or…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on December 11, 2014 at 2:56pm — No Comments

Professional Resume - Plays Vital Role in Job Search

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…
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Added by Avika Shah on December 5, 2014 at 7:38am — No Comments

Career Growth of IT Industry in Year 2015

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…
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Added by Avika Shah on December 1, 2014 at 8:54am — No Comments

7 Celebrities Who Would Never Get Hired From Their Resume

For the most part, the celebrities below have had successful careers, and gone on to fame, fortune and riches.

Why? Because they weren’t just a resume. Someone took a chance on their personality, not a meaningless skill-set written down on a piece of paper.

 

1. Kim Kardashian…

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Added by Charlotte Phillips on November 5, 2014 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

OVERCOMING FAILURE, UNDERACHIEVEMENT

Are you feeling discouraged during your job search? Discouragement can come not only from how potential employers respond to your queries and applications, but also from your own self-assessment of skills. You might be wondering if you'll ever be good enough for the jobs you want.…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on October 16, 2014 at 12:26pm — No Comments

DOES YOUR RESUME MAKE A GREAT FIRST IMPRESSION?

We all hear about how critical it is to make a good first impression. An important study recently showed that first impressions are eerily accurate and frustratingly arbitrary.…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on October 8, 2014 at 6:33pm — 2 Comments

Common Misconceptions about Recruiter’s Mind

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…

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Added by Avika Shah on September 26, 2014 at 4:38am — No Comments

Call for Mr. Hole, First Name: Jack

Here’s the recruiting scenario:

An executive search firm principal (let’s call him Jack) searches for and sources potential prospects via LinkedIn

Jack finds and contacts a potential prospect (let’s call her Jenny) through inMail

In his inMail…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on July 24, 2014 at 7:01pm — 31 Comments

You're Three Questions Away From Quantifying Your Resume

Some people have an advantage when it comes to quantifying their accomplishments on their resume.  Take Deep Roy, the one-and-only Oompa-Loompa from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory; how many of us can say that we saved our company millions of dollars by doing 165 jobs?

Hiring managers and recruiters want…

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Added by Kelly Mead, SPHR on July 24, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

12 Tips To Bring Out Your Inner Headhunter

The historic act of headhunting is quite disturbing, yet fascinating. The literal practice of taking and preserving a person’s head after killing them, has advanced from ancient times to the 21st century. 

Figuratively, the aggressive nature of the word has carried over to the modern day recruiting industry.  In our …

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Added by Jody Dugan on July 10, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Why I Hate and Love Resumes



Every hiring manager and recruiter measures themselves on how well they can tell the future. They have to, because that's what judging a person based on their resume really is. When we talk about resumes, be it applicant or employer, we talk about it like it’s your permanent record, the complete and total summation of your career thus far.

When you read…

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Added by James Ellis on June 10, 2014 at 11:28am — 3 Comments

Ditch the Double Standard

The good news: for at least a few people I’ve spoken with recently, the job market seems a bit warmer so far this year than it has been in quite a while. Let’s hope so!

The bad news: applying and interviewing for jobs is just as cumbersome as ever.

The ugly news: many employers must…

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Added by Kelly Blokdijk on February 5, 2014 at 9:30pm — 4 Comments

Recruitment Skills

What are the skills required to get recruited? You might be very good at your technical but all of these can be showcased only after you get into a job. It is how you present your skills that impress the employers the most. For this the most important factor is your communication skill. You could be just average or above average at your technical but if it is backed up with good communication skills, you…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on December 9, 2013 at 2:31am — 1 Comment

Performance Management

These days a lot of importance is given to the word Performance Management in the corporate companies especially as they use it as one of the strategies to improve the productivity of the company. Some find this to be a complicated process as there is no specific indication of what this process deals with. Does it deal with some product / service or some department or employees or anything else? To remove…
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Added by Neelam Mestry on November 15, 2013 at 4:05am — No Comments

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