Month: September 2021

What is your job search strategy to beat the competition?

To be successful as a job seeker in today’s job market, you need to be strategic, realistic, and forward-thinking. In a market with an abundance of supply, a lot of companies will be looking for ways to profit from this. It’s basic economics: surplus means more competition and lower remuneration. How will you stand out …

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Addressing the employment gap or unemployment challenge!

When the pandemic struck I was swamped with calls by clients who have lost jobs. And, now with the pandemic still lingering on, I continue to get frantic calls from clients who have been out of work for a while and don’t know how to showcase this employment gap on their resume & in the …

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Get Past Resume Screening Filters!

Artificial intelligence has long since been disrupting numerous industries including helping potential employers screen out the least relevant candidates and schedule interviews with the good ones—saving them valuable time & effort and eliminating manual bias & errors. While it may sometimes seem unfair to candidates but because of its numerous benefits, the Applicant Tracking System …

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Country-Specific Resume Requirements Series – South Africa!

Called –CV Writing Style – Stick to relevant details only and write expressing your skills clearly. Use Action words and avoid Adjectives. Length – There are two types of CV employers expect to receive in South Africa; a Brief Profile, which is a one-page CV and similar to a resume; and a Comprehensive CV, which …

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Country-Specific Resume Requirements Series – Gulf Countries!

(Bahrain, Kuwait, Iraq, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates) Called –CV and sometimes Resume is also accepted. Writing Style – Simple, clean and expressive. Remember to state what kind of job position are you looking for clearly in the headline. Length – The recommended length is two pages for seniors and 1 …

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Your LinkedIn Profile is the Social Proof of your career facts & achievements!

Robert Cialdini, the father of the science and psychology of persuasion and author of the bestseller book called ‘Influence: The Psychology of Persuasion’ calls out 6 principles of persuasion, and while all 6 applies to your Job Search Strategy and Resume Writing, let’s focus on one that’s more relevant to these exciting as well as …

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Country-Specific Resume Requirements Series – Singapore!

Called – Resume Writing Style – Formal and Crisp. Cut the clutter. Go for clear, concise & current, using bullet points. Length – The recommended length is two pages. Personal Details – Share personal information such as your hobbies and interests, to convey your personality and how you’d fit in with other workers and the …

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