Showing posts with label Job seeker. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Job seeker. Show all posts

Saturday, 28 March 2015

Five Ways to Make your Cover Letter Recruiter Friendly

A cover letter is a document sent with your resume to provide additional information on your skills and experience. Success experts agree that cover letters are still a difference maker. This article talks about five ways that will certainly make the recruiter smile and then call you.
  1. Different from resume
Do not copy the resume or it will be rejected. Google around for the history of your field or company, and sprinkle some cool historical facts into your cover letter.
  1. Keep it short
Avoid lengthy exposition. Be short and to the point.
  1. Address Nobody
Use “Dear Hiring Manager” or “To Whom It May Concern”.
  1. Make it PDF
Not every office computer can read .docx or .pages files, but virtually everybody can open a PDF file without any conversion.
  1. Ending matters
At the end explain how experience or worldview will help you at the job.

No employment history doesn’t mean you can no longer land on desired position. By cover letter for resume, candidate can direct the employer’s attention to skills and other qualifications rather than on lack of practice.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Six Steps to find a Job in Tough Times!

It’s very important to search the job in very effective and efficient way as possible as you can get a new job quickly. As in this competitive world and cost cutting corporate tendency world, it is quiet hard to find job in first week only.
  1. Contacts- Connect with each and every known person because you never know which contact may be able to help you with job search or put you in touch with someone who can help you and the end.
  2. Job Search- Be it on-line or off-line, focus on job search. Effective search can narrow the down the irrelevant job list.
  3. Before Interview- Research the company before interview, dress appropriately, practice answering and asking interview questions.
  4. Placement Consultants- Register with placement consultants and agencies.
  5. Groom up with job skills- Here is a list of some important job skills, wanted by employers which tell the ability to handle and organize information to produce effective solutions. Check out the list
  • Logical thinking and information handling
  • Technological ability
  • Communicating effectively
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  1. Resume- A resume that target the key skills and responsibilities for a specific job with powerful summarization of your achievement is absolutely vital.