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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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. If you are one of the jobseekers, to alleviate the stress and anxiety of being rejected, consider […]


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 […]


While you forward your resumes to different Companies, the first thing which is likely to work for you is your luck. In some cases you get an instant reply, clear the interview, and there you have in your hand – your first job. But it can always be either way, you might not get to […]


5 Signs Your Job Will Suck

by on October 28, 2010

One can come to know how sick the job can be even during the interview. He/she just needs to be watchful about every minute thing. Here are five symptoms that show your job sickness. Flurry of Awkward questions When during interview an employer ask you strange or awkward questions than by doing so, he/she reflects […]


How to Save Your Job?

by on July 21, 2010

If you look around in your professional life, you will realize that most of the people after getting their job feel completely relaxed. They feel that once they have impressed their employer for a job in the interview the battle is won. But what they fail to understand is that the fight is still on. […]


Never say any dumb or undesirable thing to your Boss. Although we all know this, but at one time or another we do it to varying degrees. One must avoid saying such exhaustive things and by doing so you are giving a tremendous service to your boss as well as to your own professional person. […]


These days submitting Resume is not just enough to get an interview call. You used to send your resume to the company’s online application system, after spotting a perfect job for you. However, many times you keep wondering that what should be more done from your side so that you can hear from the hiring […]


How to Find Freelance Work?

by on July 8, 2010

If you want to be your own boss, start freelance your talent. A proactive approach is the key to get any kind of freelance work. A can do positive attitude and determination are must along with the skill set, to get in this field. The way you find your freelance work depends on the type […]


When it comes to a job interview, first impression is the last impression. You get only one shot to prove your worth and show them how you are better than the rest, so make sure you don’t spoil your chances by making common interview mistakes. Never go unprepared – The first thing a person should […]