Posts Tagged ‘job history in resume’

3 Quick Tips to Nix Objections to Your Background During the Interview

Monday, September 13th, 2010


As though it’s not enough that your stomach is already churning with nervous anxiety, thinking of the difficult questions you have to deal with during the interview, there’s the reality that other reasons may bring you near the edge of failure – these are the dreaded objections. Before you get a job offer, it’s almost a natural part of the interview process to hurdle one objection, at the very least. The sad thing is, some job seekers see objection as a rejection and almost instantly give up, sabotaging their own chance of landing the job.


First, it should be very clear to you that objection is not a rejection.… Read More

5 Luxury Jobs that are Still Flourishing in This Economy

Thursday, September 9th, 2010
Have you ever thought of working in a place where almost everybody you deal are among the rich and famous? Most people’s jobs are often exposed to stressful activity that easily wears them out. However, there are some jobs that sound very luxurious (and cater to people who love luxury) that you may be interested in. It’s understandable to think that jobs offering luxury services may be nearly dead in the kind of economy we have. But luxury jobs do still exist, alive and kicking! Well, some anyway. Here’s a list of some jobs where people get to work in lavish places and posh markets.


Spa Attendants. All… Read More

5 Occupations that Pay Women the Most

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010
Women are joining the workforce in record numbers. They account for nearly half of the country’s total labor force at 46.5%. Most of them begin their careers with less compensation and don’t get opportunities for promotion as quickly as their male counterparts do. Take heart, all this is changing, albeit painstakingly slow. There’s definitely hope for women looking to add more cash flow with the increasing progress in high paying jobs for women. So what are these jobs that women should aim for? Many women have overlooked careers in Engineering, Math, Science, and other occupations that require technical skills; where a handful of jobs have… Read More

If You’re Fresh Out of College, Here’s What Your Resume Should Focus On

Friday, September 3rd, 2010


Congratulations! You finally graduated from college. Naturally, the next move is to find the right kind of job to kick off your career. It can be tougher out there in the real world compared to school campus life; but first things first. You’ve long figured out that you’re going to need a killer resume in order to make a dent on the job market; and that’s what you’re out to make. Good for you! Question: Do you know what your resume should focus on to make it conspicuous enough for employers to notice it? Resume writing can be a bit of a challenge for fresh graduates if you are practically clueless about what to highlight… Read More

No Wonder You’re Not Getting an Interview!

Tuesday, August 31st, 2010


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

Back to School? Here are 5 On Campus Opportunities You Can Look At

Monday, August 30th, 2010


College education is not restricted to just what you learn in the classroom. As part of paving your career path and preparing for a successful future, you also need to take advantage of every opportunity to learn new things that go beyond textbooks and the classroom. Look around for any prospects that provide outstanding resources, involvement and hands-on experience, which can contribute to your personal growth. Opportunities abound, not just for learning but also earning. Now that you're back in school, here are some opportunities you can look into:


Get involved in the student government. This… Read More

If You’re in Engineering, This is What Your Resume Should Focus on

Friday, August 20th, 2010


Industrialization has made engineering an ever-booming industry with the highest demand for jobs, and one of the most competitive ones, as a result. Hundreds of engineers apply for various engineering positions and in such competitive situation, you need to create your resume in such a way that it stands out from the rest. If you want to get your dream job, here are some areas you have to focus on when writing your engineering resume.


Your best projects. An engineering job is basically project-oriented, so your resume has to be structured with that in mind. You may have worked on numerous projects… Read More

When Your Job Search Needs a Shot in the Arm…

Friday, August 20th, 2010
Does your job hunt feel like a dead end? I know it can get really frustrating especially when you’re counting down days or weeks without getting a reply. But giving up is just not an option. If you keep doing the same things that seem to get you nowhere, then it may be time to try out something different.


Here are 3 ideas you can chew on to give your job search a shot in the arm:


Go out and meet people. After you’re done setting up your online profile on social networks and announcing that you’re on the lookout for a job, get personal. Gathering leads from personal contacts can be very effective… Read More

If You’re in IT, This is What Your Resume Should Focus on

Wednesday, August 18th, 2010
Let’s face it. Whether we are aware of it or not; fact is, people have become very dependent on computers and technology to a large extent. Indicative of this technology-motivated culture is the continuously soaring demand for professionals in the Information Technology field. It is still considered one of the most sought after jobs in the market. No wonder there’s a sea of IT job seekers out there. If you’re one of the aspiring job hunters for an IT position, you’d better have an eye-catching resume or the hiring manager will disregard you as “just another candidate."


Your resume should be simple yet comprehensive enough… Read More

5 Major Job Search Myths and Realities

Wednesday, August 11th, 2010
The most popular information is not always right. Because of this, a lot of job seekers tend to be misinformed about some common notions regarding the job search that have been proven to be completely false. You might miss out on great opportunities and find yourself wishing you should have known better.


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