HR personnel and hiring managers are deluged with many resumes. Sometimes due to lack of resources to interview everyone, they tend to select the best resumes out of the chunk. In fact, some merely glance at each resume before deciding whether to toss it in the “yes” or “no” ... Read more
What is a job scam?
A job scam occurs when a scammer poses as an employer or recruiter, and offers attractive employment opportunities which require that the job seeker pay money in advance. This ... Read more
Secrets of Following-Up After the Interview
You should have a closing statement prepared for when the interview is over. It should be a brief statement that summarizes your experience and strengths as they relate to the requirements for the job. This is the time to sell yourself, a big career ... Read more
Eight interview questions you didn’t see coming.
Anyone can become a competent interview robot. All you need do is hop online and revise dozens of classic questions and model answers.
Armed with knowledge, you learn to say that you left your last job because you wanted more challenges. ... Read more
It’s all about you – so sell yourself into a job, writes careers professor Jim Bright.
At few times in the past decade has performance in interviews mattered so much. A decline in the number of positions on offer and a rise in unemployment mean competition for jobs is intense.
But ... Read more
Insider Secrets to a More Powerful Resume
Writing an effective resume often is one of the most difficult aspects of job hunting. After all, it requires turning your life history into a glittering one-page advertisement that highlights all your best attributes. Fortunately, ... Read more