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Getting a job interview could mean you’re one step closer to your dream job. There’s just one big hitch… you’re not getting any calls or e-mails. It’s baffling; you’re pretty sure you have all the qualifications for that open position with exceptional skills and experience to boot. So why isn’t the phone ringing? Why is there no new e-mail from the company? What could be wrong?
1. You’re underqualified/overqualified. You just have to be realistic. No matter how perfect you think you are for the position, it’s possible that you simply don’t fit the job. If you have a doctorate degree… Read More
Here are 5 major job search myth and the realities:
Myth: A cover letter is not important. Reality: Recruiters and employers appreciate applications with cover letters attached to their resumes. Resumes only get about a 15-30 second scan (if you're lucky). However, when recruiters… Read More
1. Identify your resume target. Think of resume writing as a journey; you have… Read More
Clinging to a negative mindset Don’t be your own enemy. Nothing can put your job search to a halt worse than thinking negatively. So before you even start your job hunting, clear your head first of any fears, doubts and worries. Do away with the what ifs because you’ll never know unless you try. Don’t… Read More
Culinary Arts is the art of cooking plus food preparation and presentation. This kind of skill and talent can go a long way because the demand for food would never diminish (everybody's got to eat sometime, right?). Also, with the evolution of taste and food presentation designs, coupled with never-ending demand for new concoctions, jobs in this business will just continue to thrive no matter how bad the economy gets. So if this is the career you wish to pursue, keep your resume and cover letter focused on key areas.
Culinary Education Like it or not, where you went to school bears a lot of weight… Read More
Isn’t it just frustrating how you sent out hundreds of resumes and cover letters, but none of them ever gets you a favorable reply? If you’re going through this, then there’s just one explanation for it: something is wrong with either your cover letter or your resume. I know it’s tough, especially if you feel like you’ve given it your all. To help you out, here are some reasons why your resume or cover letter is stopping you from getting your dream job:
One of them is (or both of them are) too lengthy In today’s competitive environment, no recruiter has the luxury of going through resumes… Read More
Although it seems that the things you should exclude on resumes can be determined easily enough through common sense, some job seekers still manage to commit gaffes that are quite unthinkable. What is considered common knowledge for resume experts and for recruiters may escape job applicants, especially new ones who may not know that there are some items in their resume that just don’t work. Take a look at the list below and make sure that they aren’t part of your resume.
Objectives The wide use of objectives can be attributed to old resume wizards that applicants use to create their resumes. These… Read More
Sales and marketing are a vital part in any business. Because of this, opportunities in sales and marketing will never run dry. These jobs would always be available no matter how bad the economy gets. But getting into this career is not always easy. For highly specialized technical sales positions, certain qualifications are required for you to get the job. So, if you want to apply for a these kinds of opportunities, revise your resume a bit to help you get the job.
These are the things your resume should focus on:
Business Development Skills Employers are not only on the lookout for… Read More