Career & Jobs

Tips for a Phone Interview

by on October 5, 2011

Thousands of employers use telephone interviews in order to identify and recruit employment candidates.  Telephone interviews are typically used to narrow down a long list of candidates and to help identify which prospects will be interviewed personally.  Phone interviews are especially cost effective because they help curtail the expenses involved in interviewing out-of-town candidates. During your active job […]

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Telephone Interview Dos and Don’ts

by on September 28, 2011

The first thought about having a phone interview generally makes us think that it’s as easy as it sounds.  After all, one does not have to get dressed for an interview, does not have to travel to the office and it also saves us from the very tense moment when the interviewer is in front of […]

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5 Ways to Handle Job Search Rejection

by on September 27, 2011

The anxiety of getting a good job coupled with the stress of being rejected is often suffered by job seekers. They consider rejections as roadblock to their success. Job search only comes to end, when you overcome rejections. So, there are five essential tips for you to deal with rejections. Be optimistic On getting a […]

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New Career Opportunities

by on August 17, 2011

The changes in environmental policies, technical advancement and recession in past ten years, have lead the foundation of new career opportunities which could have never existed before. These latest careers are growing rapidly and are providing job opportunities to many people. For examples: The growth of e-commerce has made it easier for people to shop […]

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Illegal questions and unlawful inquiries on the person’s ability to do the job should be avoided. A few such questions are listed in this article. Age or Date of Birth Inquiries related to age should be avoided. The state law prohibits discrimination against persons aged 40 and older. If the work need rigorous burden, then […]

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Behavioral Interview Questions

by on March 23, 2011

The very first question that comes to the mind is about the behavioural interview. A behavioural interview is an interview process. It is used to discover the interviewer’s action in specific employment-related situations. The logic behind this is how much you behaved in the past and predict the future performances. Difference with Traditional interview In […]

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We live in a world full of misconceptions but there is always a difference in what we think and what the reality is. A lot of people believe that once the resume is short listed their work is done. All they need to do is meet the employer and they shall get the job. What […]

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To climb the ladder of success we try anything and everything ever known by us. We behave extra nice and go out of our way to impress the senior management. We make it a habit to always meet our deadlines. Organize our time. Provide the most innovative and creative ideas that will help in the […]

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We often dream of working in jobs that will involve minimal work and maximum payouts. Though, that is not possible, as even the best of us have to move a muscle when it comes to earning money. Someone possessing a job that involves negligible hard work, which is interesting and offers a fat paycheck, is […]

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The words ‘Job interview’ happen to be extremely stressful for a lot of people. The pressure of performing well in an interview increases with the need of a job seeker and his desire to acquire that dream job. However, despite the urge to work, it has been often noted that a lot of us crumble […]

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Getting properly dressed for an interview not only widens your prospects but also makes it look like you pay attention to detail and care enough to present yourself professionally. There is however not just a single way in which you can dress up in an interview. While a phone interview is one thing where you […]

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If you are unsure about choosing the right career or you think maybe it’s time to change career path then it’s time to choose something which you are more passionate about and something with greater scope of growth. It’s very important to know what you really want to do rest of your life and it […]

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You can file for unemployment compensation the moment you are terminated from your job. The filing procedure does not require you to pay a visit to unemployment office as this procedure can be carried out over the phone or online. Filing for unemployment compensation is easy, as you can apply for unemployment insurance benefits by […]

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Guide: Unemployment Compensation

by on February 22, 2011

You can be eligible for unemployment insurance or compensation if you have been sacked from your job. In the United States, employees who are terminated by a company or organization without any valid reason are authorized to receive unemployment compensation for 26 weeks after losing the job. This duration can be increased if the employment […]

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Are you willing to commit to very hard work while being rewarded appropriately in your future job? After years of conducting your education and doing numerous low-paid internship, do you think you offer the expertise to be employed in a well-paid position? If the answer is yes but after weeks of job hunting, the current […]

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Finding your dream job is a difficult task, but keeping it intact is even harder. There are some basic traits which you need to follow if you do not wish to be just another cog in the corporate world and want to stand distinct among the crowd. Just consider for once that what prompted Martin […]

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Who am I? An observer! What strikes me as I look around is the amount of opportunities one has, to learn and earn. And why not start young, considering the amount of opportunities that are out there. As a teenager, one usually has ample time on their hands and a yearning to earn. Making money […]

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Essentially, a résumé is an overview of the experience and credentials of a candidate put together in a way so as to present him or her as one of the best choices available to an employer. The resume initiates the process of introducing a candidate to the employer. Hence, it should have both introductory and […]

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How to Get a Job After Being Fired

by on December 7, 2010

While dealing with the circumstances after you have been fired is a difficult situation to face however if you deal with it quite strategically you can deal with it quite effectively. And moreover it is very important for you to do so as it helps you get back to the workforce again. Accept things that […]

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How to write a Cover Letter?

by on December 1, 2010

Writing a very good and effective resume is quite easy to do and above that if you are highly qualified for a job, then the work becomes much easy. But there is one thing that is of utmost importance: your cover letter. If in case you have a poorly written cover letter or a cover […]

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How to Handle Job Search Rejection

by on November 10, 2010

The anxiety of getting a good job coupled with the stress of being rejected is often suffered by job seekers. They consider rejections as roadblock to their success. Job search only comes to end, when you overcome rejections. So, there are five essential tips for you to deal with rejections. Be optimistic On getting a […]

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Importance of Internships

by on November 2, 2010

It does not really matter if you have a glowing recommendation in your hand, if the very important item, the internship certificate is missing from your resume. Melissa Benca, director of career services at Marymount Manhattan College in New York City says that today, internships play a major role. “Graduating students with paid or unpaid […]

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