Have you ever found yourself puzzling over how to end a professional email? Then, you know how it feels. You’re almost done composing that all-important letter and now feel stuck because you can’t decide on the proper closing. Should you put formal letter ending phrases like “Yours sincerely”, drop the laconic “Best” or leave the closing blank at all? Effective business email writing is a must-have skill for students and professionals of all career ...Continue reading
Your resume and a cover letter are meant to sell your competencies to a hiring person and ensure you an interview invitation. But what if it simply doesn’t happen? Say, you’ve been job-hunting for 1-2 months already, and all you got was a couple of interviews and no job offers. The competition in today’s labor market works against you, as your resume is being compared with hundreds of other applications. And if the resume or your cover letter isn’t up to scratch, the ...Continue reading
Have you ever dreamed about working with cutting-edge technology and creating something that actually changes people’s lives for better? With today’s rise of the technology industry, this is more possible than ever in history. Top tech companies such as Google, Apple and Salesforce seek talent from across the world. Let alone the thousands of smaller companies that create an unprecedented demand for professionals in the IT field. And, if you have the right skills under your belt, all ...Continue reading
Your path to a new employment, a promotion or an internship starts with creation of a strong, convincing resume. Since you have 10 seconds in average to draw the recruiters’ attention, each aspect of your resume writing should be taken seriously.One of the controversial issues is picking the right format. There are different types of resumes, and each of them is more effective in a particular career situation. Chronological resume is the most popular one among the candidates of all ...Continue reading
As a job-seeker or a candidate for a promotion, you want a recipe for making your resume interview-winning, don’t you? I bet you’ve learned lots of resume writing rules and figured out the perfect length for your resume. However, this isn’t always enough.Making the resume accurate, up-to-date and error-free is critical to help it pass the initial screening stage. Nevertheless, it doesn’t always make the cut and secure you with an interview call.So, what truly makes ...Continue reading
Your path to writing a perfect interview-winning resume starts with a summary statement. It is your chance to introduce yourself and show your fit for the role. With an enormous amount of resumes hiring managers get these days, it makes sense to use every opportunity to grasp and keep their attention. A well-crafted summary statement works just fine.However, it’s tough to avoid popular resume writing mistakes if you’re not a writer by trade. Resume summary does not tolerate ...Continue reading
Passing an interview with brilliance takes preparation, confidence, and a little bit of luck. You should also consider the type of interview you’re attending – the success strategies for a group interview will differ from those you’ll be using in a panel interview. Today, we are going to explain how to answer the questions during a behavioral interview.The concept behind the behavioral interview is the way you used to act in the past determines your attitude and performance ...Continue reading
LinkedIn is the world’s top professional social media for both HR professionals and the job-seekers. Nearly 95% of recruiters use LinkedIn to source talent. With this statistic in mind, it makes sense to make the best out of this Klondike of professional opportunities.Previously, we’ve written how to create a professional profile on LinkedIn. And today we are going to share some hints and insights specifically for the job-hunters. Even if you’re an active user of this social ...Continue reading
A resume isn’t the only application document out there. Some employers might specifically ask you to apply with a CV, which means ‘curriculum vitae’. However, the biggest confusion with CVs is that you have to consider geography of your target employer, as the American curriculum vitae differs a lot from the British or French one. Therefore, a submission of the wrong type of document might disqualify your candidacy. Today, our experts will explain the similarities and ...Continue reading
Have you ever dreamed of composing a resume which will turn the recruiters’ heads? Despite the great competition, a really great resume is rare. You might have encountered the situation when you kept rewriting, editing and formatting a resume but still received little responses from the companies.One of the biggest secrets about resume writing is knowing what kind of information the hiring managers are looking for in your resume – and giving it to them. Today, one of the experts ...Continue reading
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