How To Prepare For An Interview
A hiring manager has already sifted through dozens of the applicants and has compiled a shortlist of what is most important to them. The interviewer is now testing the waters to see who will best fit in with the company and the team. Most hiring decisions are made at the first interview. How you come across in that interview is as important as your experience and career talents. Examining each candidate in an hour isn’t easy so you must make a positive impression that says you’re the one they need. Being the interviewer is just as difficult as being the candidate so you must be prepared to leave a great impression. Go prepared and present your strengths.
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How To Reply To An Online Job Posting
Replying to a online job posting is just as important as filling out a paper application and just as important as an interview. Looking for a job can be really frustrating as you may be tempted to ‘Spray & Pray” – send out the exact same email to multiple job ads. This is the surest way of not getting a new job. What to say, how to introduce yourself, and what to avoid can get you a interview or leave you wondering why no one has emailed you back. Follow these five steps in replying to online job advertisements.
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How to Fill Out A Paper Job Application Form
Depending on what kind of job you are applying for, you may be requested to fill out a job application form in addition to a resume. Companies that still require paper applications include temporary and Temp to Hire recruiters, retail businesses and the food industry trade.
This ensures an employer that you are stating that the information you are giving to a potential employer is correct and accurate. This gives an employer a record of your personal and employment history, verified and signed by the applicant. It's important for your job applications to be complete, correct (no errors), neat and accurate. Here are tips for completing applications that makes a great impression.
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How to Achieve Job Security
Today’s job market can be incredibly tough especially when employers have plenty of eager people who are all looking for a position. However, employers recognize that valuable employees are quickly becoming a rare commodity. They know that bringing in new help is risky and so they put into practice a series of detections that sort through valuable and replaceable employees.
Regardless of where a person works, valuable employees will always be in demand. If you want job security and you want employers to consider you too valuable to lay off and if you want your services to be in demand on the job market then you must stand out from the crowd.
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Entering Into A Nomad Career
Nomad Careers refer to people who are able to literally work from anywhere in the world using cell phones, satellite or wireless internet, and laptops. This unconventional career is not for everyone, but it gives additional freedom that many careers do not.
Most nomads are self-employed or work on a contract basis. Their expertise is such that they do not need to be present to get the job done. Here are the steps you will need to accomplish in order to have a nomad career.
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How To Ace A Phone Interview
Telephone interviews are becoming more common in today's hiring market because they save time and money compared with face-to-face interviews. Here are some tips for job seekers to boost their success rates
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How To Defeat Potential Career Opportunities of Unfairness When You Are Visually Impaired
Landing a job when you are visually impaired can be a challenge. But don’t let some previous negative interviews or job experience deteriorate your job confidence. Consider these suggestions and you will find yourself employed.
How to Negotiate A New Job Salary Offer
You were selected from a dozen resumes, you shone bright in the interview and you have now been offered a career opportunity. All that is left is to negotiate an acceptable salary. Read How To Negotiate A New Job Salary Offer so that you can get the best possible package.
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How To Write An Instructor Plan
As a teacher or educator, it can be overwhelming to face all the responsibilities in writing a good instruction plan. Here are some helpful steps in making a learning plan that will help students learn more.
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How To Make Distance Learning A Success
Twenty years ago it was not very likely that a full time working professional or a stay at home parent could go to college because it just didn’t fit in with their hectic schedules. However, our current technology now makes education available to anyone with a computer. While online education is just as valuable as face-to-face classroom instruction it is the student who will determine if they are successful.
Distance learning has created doors where once there were none. It has made career opportunities and job advancement available to those who cannot afford to pay for the high fees of full-time college courses. Nevertheless, while online distance learning courses have many advantages over on-campus degree courses, many factors come into play in order to make this a success for students.
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How To Get Where You Want In A Career
Everywhere you look there is a new How To book. They even sell than at Kinko’s. It seems like every major self-help motivator, writer and blogger has a different way of saying how to do something. Don’t misunderstand me, I consider How Tos invaluable otherwise I wouldn’t be writing one. But odds are you already know how to do it, it just takes the right path to see that you can do it.
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How To Be Your Own Guide For Your Career
Careers do not just happen, they are created, one step at a time. Building a career is a lot like building a sand castle. Before you start building one you have to gather all the tools you will need to ensure that it will be stable. This also means choosing a good solid foundation.
A solid foundation means choosing higher education to learn where you want your foundation to be. It is also where you will gather the tools you need to start building your career.
After you have chosen your foundation and gathered your tools – the next obvious step is to build it. Building your career is a step-by-step process and the following information will help you be your own guide to your career.
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How To Quiet Your Inner Critic
A critic lives deep down inside each and everyone of us. No one really knows where it came from or how it got there but it seems to always be afraid of success and happiness. If one thing goes wrong that critic tells us to never do it again and tells us why. That critic is wrong and here is a way to quiet your inner critic.
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How To Make & Reach Goals
With Christmas craziness over and New Year's resolution making approaching, it's that time of year again to consider how we can make and keep goals. Goals should not be something placed so high on a self that we almost expect to fail when trying to reach them. Goals are building blocks to the next goal to something that we truly want. If what you want is a four figure career position than the best way to reach that goal is by reaching smaller goals that build up to that four figure income.
These practical tips on goal setting can help make it easier to set and reach goals.
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How To Create Realistic Goals
Goals help us reach a new pedestal in our careers and daily lives. Here are some practical suggestions for creating goals and in obtaining the desired goal outcome.
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How To Find Fulfillment In A Job You Don't Love
A lot of people are working to live in jobs that we don't love. Some of the jobs are stepping stones towards our dream jobs. Other jobs pay a good salary or offer a benefit which makes the job tolerable.
You do not need to love your job to find fulfillment. There are things you can do so that you can look forward to work instead of dreading it. However, you have to be actively engaged in it to make it rewarding. Here are some suggestions, tips and tricks to help you find fulfillment in your job.
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How To Stop Nervous Chatter At Job Interviews
We all have our something we do when we are nervous. We over use hand motions, we don't look people in the eye or we talk to fast or too much. I tend to talk to fast. As if I just gotta say it all in one breath before I lose my chance to say it all. The problem with this is that the person trying to listen is hit by a wall of words coming at him or her at 90 mph.
Do you often feel like you say too much or say it to fast in an interview?
Here are some suggestions to slow yourself down or just remind yourself not to throw a Santa size bag of information at your listener. The trick is practice, practice, practice.
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How To Demonstrate The Most Wanted Candidate Characteristics
According to a survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers, the following five traits are the most important qualities that employers are looking for in a job candidate. Be sure to highlight these skills in your resume, mention them in interview answers during your interview, and include a couple in your thank-you letter.
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How To Cheer Yourself Up From A Bad Work Day
We all have bad days from time to time. Getting past those bad days can be hard, but here are some ideas to do just that.
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How to Become A Great Human Resources Manager
Become a great HR Manager with the right steps and in the right direction.
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