Recently we discussed what you should do during an interview to enhance your chances of success. But just as important as what you should do is knowing what you should never do, unless you want to instantly destroy your chances of getting hired.
Category: Getting a Job
We are always told experience is key to getting a career. But this attitude is misleading. In reality, the title of this blog should be ‘You’ve got the experience, you just don’t know it yet’. Don’t get stuck on the notion that your skills need to be gained ‘on-the-job’. If you think carefully, you will […]
It’s all very well to know what to do and what to avoid in a job interview. But we all know the hardest part isn’t looking or sounding the part. The difficulty comes with all those tricky questions the interviewers throw at you.
By taking the time to create a template for your resume, you’ll find it easier to adapt to the jobs that come your way. If you are writing your resume for the first time or if your existing one is ready for a revamp, formatting your resume correctly will ensure it is well-presented and easy […]
An externship is far more than something you simply check off from a list of requirements. It is an opportunity to learn a lot, make valuable connections, and get a head start when you enter the job market. Here are five tips for impressing your coworkers and supervisor(s), learning the skills you need, and making […]
Just like writing a cover letter, planning a resume is not an easy task. On average, employers spend six seconds looking at your CV, but you’re sure to put hours into its creation.
We’ve talked a lot about soft skills in general and how they can be applied to different types of jobs, but there are some terms that crop up a lot that are never actually explained.
If you want to create a successful business or a long-lasting career, you need to have a plan of action. It can often take years to achieve your goals; a written guide to your personal development will help you keep track no matter how long it takes.
One person’s “easy” interview questions might be another person’s “challenging” ones, depending on their level of preparation and background. Some candidates may possess a strong or at least a a general knowledge of a certain industry, and others may not be particularly familiar with the particulars of a specific employer but may still possess the […]
While first impressions mean everything, sometimes what you don’t say can make as much difference as the words you speak.