Optimize Your Resume Don't Forget the Cover Letter Stand Out From The Crowd – Include a First Rate Cover Letter With Your Resume What does a well written cover letter do for your resume? It helps you stand out; assisting by distinguishing you individually from the endless list of names applying for the same job. The job market is overpopulated, and it is more crucial than ever to find a way to be set apart from the crowd. Many hopeful job applicants don’t realize how dramatically they lessen their chances for being noticed by the hiring managers sorting through piles of resumes, just for failing to include a good cover letter. A well written cover letter answers the question “Why should WE pick YOU?”
How to Write a Great Internal Newsletter Column by Janine Popick, Inc.com "Girl Power Female CEO's" November 11, 2010 An internal company newsletter about what's happening day to day can be a great way to create a sense of transparency and open the lines of communication at your business. I write a monthly company newsletter to my team at VerticalResponse. Frankly, I write the intro and then the department heads fill in the bits of info from their teams. I didn’t used to do it because I felt that managers were telling their teams what was going on. But even when that was the case, I found that a lot of employees were still asking questions about how the company was doing and what was going on in other teams.
16 Questions to Ask in a Job Interview (As a Candidate) « talentive In ! Jen, Employee Tips, General Work, Listen, Look on Monday, October 12, 2009 at 3:33 am You’ve prepared, you’ve researched, you even ironed your socks. You look the part. HOW TO: Spruce Up a Boring Resume [INFOGRAPHIC] Writing a resume is such a nebulous activity these days. You have to figure out which type of online resume format is best for you, whether to include a cover letter, how to incorporate social media into your resume, if a video resume is a good idea and what you should include on your LinkedIn profile. Above all that, to get the job, you need to beat out all the other creative digital peeps who are producing dynamic digital resumes. Phew — that's a lot of work!
The List Blog 10. Why are dogs committing suicide by jumpingoff the Overtoun Bridge? The Overtoun Bridge is an arch bridge located near Milton, Scotland, overthe Overtoun Burn. A burn is a term used to describe a type of streamwhich is smaller than a river. 7 Examples of New Ways to Start Your Cover Letter It’s time to dump the old line: “Please accept this application in response to…” If you’re still starting your cover letter with this overused one-liner, then I implore you to stop what you’re doing, delete the line, and spend a few minutes reading this article to discover seven new examples of how you can catch the hiring manager’s attention with an attention-grabbing opening line. Entice them with the job title and some of your standout accomplishments… 1.
Easy Answers to Tough Interview Questions If you were invited for an interview, you’ve conquered half the battle; the recruiter already thinks you can do the job based on your resume. The next half, though, is about proving them right. Things like body language or your outfit play a part, but only a supporting role to what really gets the spotlight: how you answer those tough questions. Here are some tips on how to deliver. Q: “Tell me a little about yourself.” What they’re really saying: “I’m trying to figure out why you want this job and if you’re a good fit.”What they’re not saying: “Tell me a funny story from your frat days or what you watched on Hulu last night.” 10 Sticky Job Interview Situations and How to Handle Them Printer-Friendly Version by Katharine Hansen, Ph.D., and Randall S. Hansen, Ph.D. Job interviewing can be an unnerving experience, but if you know how to handle some of the stickiest situations encountered in interviewing, you can be that much more confident. Here are 10 of the stickiest. The Bad Interviewer.
Creative Resumes : Best of The Best Times have changed. What worked in the past still works but if you want to stand out from the crowd sometimes the only thing that is needed is a little creativity. We all have the creative juice in us but only some of us dare to squeeze it out. These job applicants did it and the results are simply amazing. Although some resumes might not look very practical, it all depends on what field they are trying to land a job in. There are 35 resumes altogether. » Your Autobiographical Brain It’s All About You, Really. Accidental Autobiography: Your Digital Mind Navigating through someone’s TheBrain gives you a very intimate look at who they are. You can learn a lot about that person not only by the Thoughts they’ve chosen to add, but also the way things are connected. Creating a Brain that moves beyond the sum of its parts usually happens by accident as your Thoughts and ideas grow. But actually taking on the task of self-reflection and exploration using TheBrain can be just as fun and rewarding.
How To Protect Your Resume From Identity Thieves Someone responded to one of my videos with a statement and question. Here it is… “Great tips Jim. Just one concern I have about posting a resume online for free viewing- Security, how can you keep your personal information safe from identy thieves? COMPUTER KEYBOARD DESIGN Cornell University Ergonomics Web What is the problem with the design of standard computer keyboards? Alternative computer keyboard designs have been available for over 30 years. The main concern with the design of the conventional computer keyboard is that people bend their hands to the side when they are typing on the keyboard. This lateral bending of the hands is called ulnar deviation. We know that extremes of all our deviation increase pressure on the median nerve inside the wrist, and this can increase the risks of developing problems such as carpal tunnel syndrome.
Interview Questions: Job Interview Questions and Answers By Alison Doyle The best way to get ready for a job interview is to take the time to review the most common interview questions you will most likely be asked. Knowing what you're going to say can eliminate a lot of interview stress. You don't need to memorize an answer, but do take the time to consider how you'll respond.