Career Advice

HOW TO NETWORK FOR A JOB AND EMAIL YOUR RESUME

When you send an invitation, do not use a generic message. This is your chance to make a good first impression. Be clear about why it’s worth connecting. Consider saying that you would be excited to work for the organization and explain why, or that something about the role or someone at the company inspires …

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CUSTOMISE AND PERSONALISE RESUME, COVER LETTER AND LINKEDIN PROFILE ALIKE

This is the final step to your job search strategy with a quick recap of my preceding posts STEP 1 use the 80/20 rule to find jobs STEP 2 interview yourself STEP 3 sharpen & polish your Resume, CL, and LI Profile & STEP 4 (FINAL STEP) is actually customizing & personalizing these documents to …

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SHARPEN YOUR RESUME, COVER LETTER AND LINKEDIN PROFILE ALIKE

Now that we have crossed STEP1 & 2 of identifying your target job & interviewing yourself to check your fitment as detailed in my last two posts. Let’s move on to STEP 3 is sharpening & targeting while editing your Career Communication Documents that include your Resume, Cover Letter, and LinkedIn Profile. Here is how …

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THE 80/20 RULE WHILE BUILDING YOUR RESUME AND APPLYING TO JOBS

STEP 1 is identifying your end goal or target job in terms of timing, location, culture, compensation, role, etc. whatever is of prime importance and priority for you at your stage of life. Almost every industry and business follow the 80/20 rule, so the business and daily efforts of job hunting should be no different. …

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BUILDING A RESUME THAT WILL APPEAL TO THE RECRUITERS

I have reviewed beyond 15,000 resumes in my past experience as an HR. I have screened & interviewed thousands of candidates, and have worked extensively in recruiting in companies, consulting firms, startups, and head hunted in internal environments. Here are 4 steps to the whole job-seeking process, which people should know: STEP 1 is identifying …

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OVERCOMING INTERVIEW ANXIETY

Even if you know you are well-qualified for a job, some individuals face interview anxiety. It is rather common. Meeting strangers in a position of authority; talking about yourself; being evaluated and judged on your appearance, demeanour, and ability to sell yourself all triggers’ nerves and stress getting to you. Some strategies you can use …

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INDIVIDUAL CONTRIBUTOR VS. LEADER ON YOUR RESUME

Recruiters usually look for leadership attributes on your resume, they look for roles where you have taken charge, built strategy, and led a team of people. From a very young age, we have been told to choose to be a leader and to have leadership qualities whenever opportunity knocks. However, many of us are not …

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