By Beth Braccio Hering Job hunting boils down to finding an opportunity and convincing the employer you are exactly what he needs. Are you doing both effectively? Here, experts offer 10 suggestions for boosting success.
Beth Braccio Hering, Special to CareerBuilder Employers nowadays are generally so overwhelmed with applications for a position that they can't devote a great deal of time to each potential candidate. How can your resume spark their interest enough to garner more than just a passing glance? Here, experts offer suggestions on gaining precious seconds of "look" time. 1. Be visually attractive
If you are one of those executive types unhappy at your present post and embarking on a New Year's resolution to find a new one, here's a helping hand. The job interview is considered to be the most critical aspect of every expedition that brings you face-to- face with the future boss. One must prepare for it with the same tenacity and quickness as one does for a fencing tournament or a chess match. This article has been excerpted from "PARTING COMPANY: How to Survive the Loss of a Job and Find Another Successfully" by William J. Morin and James C. Cabrera.
Using verbs and adjectives effectively adds impact to your resume. Read this section again carefully just before you actually begin writing. The typical resume merely lists duties and does little else to sell the person.
You’re interviewing for a job. After 20 or 30 minutes, you’re asked: “Do you have any questions?” The worst thing you can do is ask, “What is it your company does?” (Hey, it has happened.)