Thursday, January 20

Career Advice

The Fastest Ways To Get An Interview
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The Fastest Ways To Get An Interview

The economy is starting to pick up a bit, and that’s resulting in more job openings. A lot of people are searching for ways to get an interview, and some are having trouble because they are not sure where to start. These are a few tips that will help you when looking for the best ways to get an interview. Before sending a resume, make a contact The world of employment is one that is constantly changing. One year might be great for attracting a new job, but the next could be a disaster. And there aren’t too many people who can say they’ve experienced both extremes. You could be a recent college graduate with a new degree, a fresh-faced graduate who hasn’t yet found a job, or someone who just quit a career as a teacher. Regardless of when you’re looking for a new job, everyone has their...
How to Get the Most Out of Your LinkedIn Profile
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How to Get the Most Out of Your LinkedIn Profile

You have a LinkedIn profile, you use it, but do you really understand it? How do you know all the features it has to offer? Are you aware of its strengths and weaknesses, or do you just rely on it for job searching? If you answer a few of these questions affirmatively, this post is for you. If you're using LinkedIn to help you get a job, you're already in good shape. But if you want to harness its power as a job-hunting tool, you need to know how to maximize your profile's potential. There are a number of ways to boost your profile and make it appeal to recruiters. LinkedIn is a great tool for reaching out to different people in your industry and finding out what’s going on in their lives. You might see an article about how to get the most out of your LinkedIn profile, and want to know ...
What To Do When You’re Overqualified
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What To Do When You’re Overqualified

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the work you have for yourself, feeling that it’s always something and you may never have enough hours in the day, you’re not alone. If you’re just now getting your professional life together, that’s even more true. Whether you’re a recent graduate or a seasoned professional, everyone’s professional life is different, but the fact remains that you may be overqualified to what you’re getting hired to do. Here are some things to do when you are overqualified: Highlight your longevity Do you want a job at a well-known company or a job you can make a name for yourself at? Have you proven yourself as a professional, or are you looking to make a name for yourself by working for a company that wants to see people succeed? You want to ensure that you are doing...
What Jobs Can You Get at 14?
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What Jobs Can You Get at 14?

It's never too early when it comes to a job, and if you're a 14-year-old teenager, there are a plethora of job opportunities to kick-start your career. You can easily find jobs with a minimum age of 13, and they'll be amazing for your CV as each job provides you with valuable experiences. The best thing about jobs in your early teen? No need to ask your parents for pocket money, you can pay for that PlayStation game with your hard-earned money! But there's a problem. Even though the employment opportunities are there, you'll still need to figure out the perfect job for you. You're only 14, so there are many rules and regulations depending on which state you're residing in. But worry not, we have made a list of potential jobs that might suit you at such a young age. If you're wonde...
Is Remote Work Good for Your Career?
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Is Remote Work Good for Your Career?

Is remote work good for your career? Is it more important to work from home and spend more time with your family? Or are you better off working in an office? It's a tricky question because-as with many things-there's a right answer depending on your situation. It's been six years since the idea of remote work was first brought up. For most of us, it's been the future of work for over a decade now. The idea of being able to work from anywhere does sound wonderful, but there is so much more to consider. Remote Work is a Great Option Remote work is a great option for employers who need to be able to hire and fire employees or who work with small flexible teams. The downside is that remote workers can't get together in person to discuss workplace issues. Often their work suffers from less...
Should You Follow Up After an Interview?
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Should You Follow Up After an Interview?

An interview is one of the best ways to get ahead in your career, but not all interviews are created equal. Interviews are exciting, nerve-wracking, and stressful. After every interview, it doesn’t help that you wonder if you did the job well enough or if they hated you. So, should you follow up after the interview? Following Up After an Interview: Should I Do It or Not? That is a question that is plaguing many a job candidate, and it’s one that is not easy to answer. Many believe that a job candidate should follow up after an interview, but then there are those who feel that it is a sign of desperation. There are arguments on both sides, and it is difficult to decide. Well, the answer depends on your job and company. For example, the person answering the phone at a call center probab...
Are Video Interviews Here to Stay?
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Are Video Interviews Here to Stay?

As COVID restrictions relax and video interviewing is no longer essential, will face-to-face interviews regain popularity, or will video interviewing remain centre stage? For certain roles a face-to-face meeting will still be necessary at the final stages of the recruitment process, however the many benefits of video interviewing for both employers and candidates will ensure that it remains mainstream: Benefits for employers: Even before COVID, employers were opening their eyes to the huge time and cost saving benefits of both pre-recorded and live video interviews. While the actual interview may last the same amount of time, the economies of time around scheduling video interviews mean that unsuitable applicants can be eliminated early in the process with reduced time and effort. ...
How to Impress a Company So You Get Hired
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How to Impress a Company So You Get Hired

While sending a cover letter and resume is a good start, it isn't enough to land you the job. So, what else do you need to do to get hired? Well, there are other things that you should also take note of to get hired – that is, to impress the hiring manager of the company that you are applying for. How? Read more. Get Hired with That "First Impression" You've got an interview lined up with a company that you're really keen on working for. They love your skills, and you think you've got what it takes to impress them. You're nervous as all heck. You can see yourself in the mirror, and even though you know people say you don't need to worry, you feel like you do. What do you do? If you're interested in a job, you've probably wondered how to impress a company, so they hire you. So what doe...
How to Make the Most of Your Summer Job Search
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How to Make the Most of Your Summer Job Search

The summer months can be a time when job-hunting gets all the attention, but there's more to the job search than just resumes and interviews. Preparing for your next job can be a process that takes months, but there are many ways to make the most of your summer job search. Read more. Making The Most of Summer Job Search Summer is fast approaching, and that means one thing: You've got a job search to prepare for. While you may have had to deal with job search anxiety in previous years, this summer should be different. Why? Because you're armed with the tools and knowledge to get the job you've always wanted, and if you're not you can click here for more advice. Once you've got your arsenal ready all you need to do is apply them. This summer is a great time to be looking for a new job, ...
Tools to Take the Next Step in Your Career
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Tools to Take the Next Step in Your Career

The end and the beginning of the year is a time to take stock of your career to ensure that you are on track to progress. The issue is that as we progress through our careers, we find ourselves needing to take a series of small steps, which can feel like giant leaps. If you are feeling frustrated, then this article is for you. Take your career to the next level with these tools Being able to change careers is an important part of staying engaged with your work. It makes you more flexible if you're looking for a new job, and you'll be more likely to find the right role for you if you can help yourself by switching careers. Technology has made it easier than ever to pursue a different career that combines your interests and abilities in the past few years. The tools to take the next ste...