Month: April 2021

Why should you invest in getting an impactful Résumé?

If your Résumé isn’t attracting Interview calls, don’t hesitate to get some professional help. You may ask is it worth the money? Job searching sure is expensive. After all, it costs money to dry clean your interview suit, fill up your tank and drive to each & every job interview you are called for, upskill …

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How to highlight your communication skills on your resume? Part 3/3

PART 3/3 ?Reflection- Showcase it through situations where you set goals & revisited to review periodically. Through incidents where you speak about learning from mistakes. Reflection doesn’t end with a conversation it lingers on later. ?Summarising – Showcase it through your ability to download information and act as a bridge between the seniors, clients, peers, …

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How to highlight your communication skills on your resume? Part 2/3

PART 2/3 ?Providing/accepting feedback – Showcase it through your ability to work well with others and process their responses effectively. Team Management and higher-up discussions. ?Motivation – Showcase it through situations where you were able to defog the team’s vision and giving them clarity and leading them through an example. Timely interventions to dissuade employee …

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How to highlight your communication skills on your resume? Part 1/3

PART 1/3 ?Writing – Showcase it through reports, drafting proposals, policies, creating pitches, publishing articles, white papers, driving technical/functional awareness via newsletters, etc. ?Speaking – Showcase it through front-facing clients, handling escalations, teams, influencing change, sharing ideas, speaking opportunities, etc. ?Presenting –Showcase it through stakeholder communication or holding meetings with internal/external clients. Training teams & …

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Some routine errors job seekers make while writing résumés!

❎Listing job duties and not accomplishments in your experience. If want to create an impactful résumé you need to showcase the impact you have had in each job. ❎Being too descriptive by writing rather than lengthy, flowing sentences. Instead, be concise and pack a lot of information into a couple of words. ❎Not quantifying your …

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Essentials of a Résumé!

An average résumé contains the following sections: (1) contact information, (2) summary, (3) skills, (4) education, (5) professional experience. You can also add a section with awards, voluntary activities, and even interests, but the essentials are the 5 sections. Depending on the arrangement of the sections, résumés are divided into three types: the chronological, the …

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3 things you must never say during your job interview! – Part 2

My post last week on 3 things you must never say during your job interview was much appreciated & I got requests for more, so here’s a complied part 2. ?‍♀️Don’t say it’s on my resume: While it may be true that your resume may have all the required details to answer the interviewer’s question, …

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How to ask & get Constructive Criticism to grow Professionally!

It’s hard to have someone tell you what are doing badly, but, it’s also mission critical to your success. I have learnt to seek out feedback for myself, and it has become a foundational tenet for my growth. Here are 3 things I do to make the experience of receiving criticism less painful. ✌️I truly …

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How to show your growth and progression on your Résumé!

Did you know that one of the main reasons job seekers land interviews isn’t because how good of a match their skills are with a particular position or education they obtained but because their career to-date shows clear progression? It’s true. Recruiters and hiring managers want to see growth on your résumé. Growth doesn’t mean …

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