When applying for a job, it’s vital to include necessary information that puts you in the best light. While you probably have a fair idea of what passes as good information, the criteria for what makes something a little questionable is somewhat murky. Today, we’re going to discuss what not to include on your resume, so you stand the best chance of making a professional first impression.Continue reading “What NOT to Include on Your Resume”
If you’ve just graduated from college – congratulations! All your hard work has finally paid off. While it may be tempting to take a rest, what you do now could truly set you up to land a great first job. Here is your step-by-step guide to help you get an extra edge over other applicants.Continue reading “How to Land Your First Job out of College”
Whether you’re looking to enter a new company, start a new career entirely, or you’re new to the workforce, you should have networks in place which prove invaluable in offering that first connection that could seal the deal for you as a new hire. Employers trust recommendations and introductions made by current, previous employees, as well as people in their community; here is how you can use your network to enhance your chances of success.
With plenty of qualified, experienced candidates eagerly looking for new roles, it has never been more challenging to find a new job. A single job opening can attract hundreds, potentially thousands of applications. Businesses have developed tools and strategies to save them time sorting through these applications, which are known as applicant tracking systems. What does this new method of recruitment mean and how can you tailor your job search to ensure you stand the best chance of an interview?
LinkedIn allows candidates to connect with a wider range of job opportunities and word of mouth recommendations at the touch of the button. However, many people seem confused about how this platform can help shape the job search. Today, we’re going to guide you through the best way to use LinkedIn when job searching, so you can not only find that amazing opportunity but also increase your chances a recruiter will discover you.
Whether you are actively job seeking or thinking about making a career switch in the near future, it is good to know how to best utilize the job search process. With technology and human resources techniques evolving rapidly, you need to keep up to date with what to expect so you can make sure you’re making the kind of impression that will land you your dream role.
If you’ve passed the screening stage for a job you’ve recently applied for, then you may be asked to complete a psychometric test which is designed to test your aptitude, ability, and personality to see how well you fit the role. Today, we are going to talk about the most common types of psychometric tests, what they hope to find, and how employers use the results to determine who to hire.
If you are in the process of applying for your dream job, you’re probably wondering what you can do to maximize your chances of being offered the position. While you’re busy polishing your resume, cover letter, and application, take a moment to consider your social media profiles.
Social media platforms have given employers a greater depth of insight into potential hires than ever before. Here are 10 things to avoid doing on social media when job searching, so you know what you need to do to make a perfect first impression.
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While aptitude tests can make candidates anxious, they are an essential part of the recruitment process for businesses of every size, including major companies. Here are 10 major companies that use aptitude testing to select their future hires.
If you’ve applied for a job recently and have just heard you’ve passed the screening stage, then you may be asked to present in person for a job interview. Job interviews often make candidates nervous, but with adequate preparation, you should be able to come out the other end with a brand new employment contract in your hands. Here is everything you need to know to prepare for a job interview.