How Recent Grads Can Quantify Their Accomplishments

Career Realism

Fresh graduates often struggle with how to quantify their accomplishments. As with competency based interviews, you should aim to use the STAR technique. Find out how to prepare for a competency-based interview in my free 3-day e-course ‘How to win at job interviews.’.

Working the Passive Job Search Campaign

Careers Done Write

You probably have heard that employers would rather recruit an employed candidate than an unemployed job seeker. A working candidate is more attractive because they are without a shadow of why they left their last job. Therefore, the best approach is the passive job search campaign.

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9 Snares In Your Job Search to Avoid

Competitive Resumes

Some job seekers set his or her trap before or during their job search. If you are stuck or stifled in your job search, you need to consider if you are in your way. Snares in your job search are enabled by subtle explanations, inaccuracies in your story.

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11 Ways to Hit a Home Run in Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

You will fall behind the competition if you don’t stand out in today’s job search. There are things in your job search you haven’t tried yet, conversations you’re unwilling to have, and things you’re doing that are fruitless and should stop.

2017 172

3 Job Search Game Changers

Career Realism

3 Job Search Game Changers. When you conduct a job search in the “usual” way, you are signing up for a fight like this. Here Are 3 Tips That Will Transform Your Search: 1. Are you qualified for the job? CAREEREALISM.

2016 83

7 Job Search Tips for Your 2020 Self

Competitive Resumes

Grit and grind will always matter in the job search as much as having adequate hard and soft skills. Partly due to how job seekers will market present themselves to the world long before a single employer is interested. Your life lessons matter in your job search.

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Accomplishments and Goals

Career Tips Blog

Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete! Accomplishments and Goals I encourage you to spend more time tracking your accomplishments than your goals. Accomplishments are actions you have already taken. Make it a habit to log your weekly accomplishments and turn them into bullet points for your resume and power stories for reviews, networking, and interviewing.

6 Job Search Tips For New Graduates

Career Realism

Quite often graduates end up in a job that is well below their qualifications, become unhappy, and question their competence. Job Search Tips For New Graduates. Here are a few job search tips for new graduates that could give your efforts a boost: 1.

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The Only Way to Compete Against Hundreds of Equally Qualified.

Resume Help Blog

If you are interested in applying for a specific position, be sure to research the company and thoroughly go over the job description and position requirements. Finally, if you have been part of a reduction in workforce, be assured that you will eventually successfully land a job.

2010 130

Don't Confuse Competence with Desire and Other Browseworthy Links

Career Makeover Coach

Blog About Tai on Twitter Free Consultation Coaching Options Coaching FAQs Testimonials Contact Resources Reading List CMC Products Events Subscribe to RSS Don’t Confuse Competence with Desire and Other Browseworthy Links by Tai Goodwin on February 8, 2010 1.

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7 Tips to Jump Start Your Job Search

Career Realism

You’re ready to launch your job search and start using your new resume as vigorously as possible. ” It shares advice on how to start social, professional, and in-person networking to jump start your job search. Tips to Jump Start a Job Search.

2012 114

Job Search First Steps

Career Tips Blog

Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete! Job Search First Steps Most people don’t land a great job or create a wonderful career by being open to anything, not at all. One lady has done a job for several years and is keeping her options open.

2009 63

Job Search Self Esteem

Career Tips Blog

Career Tips Blog Short and Sweet to Help You Compete! Job Search Self Esteem Nothing puts your self-esteem on the line faster than a job search. A single day of beggar mentality (“Please, somebody give me a job.”) Your motivation must be jealously guarded, protected, renewed, and nourished when you are job hunting. This is something you cannot afford while job hunting.

2010 48

Outsourcing Your Job Search to Your Resume

Career Rocketeer

In leading my job search classes, or when talking to job seekers as a recruiter, I often have people seeking help with their resume. They fret because they sent out 20, 50, 100, or more resumes to job postings and have received no response. Job Search Ad2 SEO1

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How to Use Keywords in Your Resume to Improve Your Online Job Search

Telecommuting Journal

Including keywords in your resume is a job search strategy you can’t afford to ignore. Keywords are words or phrases used to help job seekers find jobs and employers find the right candidate to fill available positions. In your key accomplishments. by Kimberly Ben.

2012 130

Avoiding the Job Search Kiss of Death | Blogging4Jobs

Workology

Book Connect Blogging4Jobs HR + Social Media + Job Search = Blogging4Jobs Business Events OKC Featured Networking Gen Y Guest HR Job Search Social Media Categorized | Guest , Job Search , Social Media Avoiding the Job Search Kiss of Death Posted on 02 March 2010.

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Is Integrity at The Core of Your Job Search

Competitive Resumes

That is why integrity in every aspect of your search is essential for success. Although you have to possess the skills, and the accomplishments to demonstrate competency, unless you are honest to your core beliefs about where you want to be, your life and career search can crash and burn.

2011 130

7 Tips To Jump Start Your Job Search

Career Realism

You’re ready to launch your job search and start using your new resume as vigorously as possible. ” It shares advice on how to start social, professional, and in-person networking to jump start your job search. Job Search career

2013 83

What Do Employers Most Want to See in a Candidate's Resume?

Resume Help Blog

August 30th, 2010 | Author: ResumeHelp When you work with ResumeEdge , our experts share their knowledge with you to provide you with the most cost-effective resume writing and job interview coaching services on the Web. That’s not an accomplishment, that is a daily duty.

2010 130

What Do Employers Most Want to See in a Candidate's Resume?

Resume Help Blog

August 11th, 2010 | Author: ResumeHelp With so many individuals competing for jobs, the only thing that will differentiate you from the rest of the equally qualified crowd is what you achieved while on the job. That’s not an accomplishment, that is a daily duty.

2010 130

Age Discrimination During Job Search | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

But sometimes the job search can get very frustrating. Leaving your first three jobs off of your resume. And if the first job on your resume was “Director of Finance&# , it probably wasn’t your first. Why apply for the job when you have 7 or more years?

2010 101

Is Your Job Search Getting the Results You Want? By: Cheryl Lynch.

Resume Help Blog

By: Cheryl Lynch Simpson March 12th, 2010 | Author: ResumeHelp Richard Bolles, job search guru and author of “What Color Is Your Parachute?” predicts that you can expect to search for work 1-2 months for every $10,000 you hope to earn. To job search is to make mistakes.

2010 130

Seven Ways to Get Noticed in Your Job Search | Boomers Next Step

Boomers Next Step

Are you approaching your job search like everyone else? You’re just blending in with the Job Search Herd when you’re like everyone else. Take a different approach to your job search and you’ll start to see positive responses. For instance: (1) Have business cards advertising “You&# and your job search. (2) Your job skills and competencies should be in the top one-fourth of the first page of the resume.

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9 Traits Of A Professional Resume

Tim's Strategy

What does fine Italian food have to do with the job search? So put yourself in their shoes and make their job easier; short word blocks of no longer than three or four lines are preferred. 6) Core Competencies. This is a guest blog post by Bob McIntosh.

2013 107

Job Search - Harder and Smarter

Resume Boutique

™ This blog contains resume and interview tips for professionals and students by the founder of Resume Boutique, Randi Lewis, a recruitment professional and former practicing lawyer who knows what your resume needs and how you should present by telephone and in person to land that job. Monday, April 27, 2009 Job Search - Harder and Smarter Its April 2009. But more people are applying for the jobs you want. Take your job search up a few notches.

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7 Painless Tips To Writing A Good Cover Letter

Career Realism

Use Your Cover Letter To Begin Selling Yourself For The Job The job search itself is psychologically a sales process, and this cover letter is the very first 'ad' that will grab attention and interest—even before they read your resume. Do you hate writing cover letters?

The Resume as Part of Your Social Media Job Search Campaign

Career Realism

Greatly due to the explosion of social media, job sourcing and job seeker marketing has exponentially evolved. Once you have developed your resume and identified which social media tools will be part of your job search campaign, you can strategize, publish, and manage online content.

2010 113

How To Answer Behavioral Interview Questions

Career Realism

Questions that begin with “Tell me about a time when you…" or “How have you handled…" invite you to tell a story or describe a particular situation where you accomplished a goal, solved a problem, or overcame a challenge at work. Looking for a job?

Resume Help: How to End Your Candidacy in 5 Seconds or Less!

Careers Done Write

I hear frequently from job searchers who do not know why they are not receiving calls for interviews. For example, they expect you to be competent, willing to receive training, and demonstrate the ability to get along with others. Resume Help executive resume job search

2015 183

Resume Help: Bullets Lead to Boredom

Careers Done Write

Core Competencies : A three-row, three column format with each competency (skill or area of expertise) depicted in one to three words. Professional Experience : For each job, start with a narrative format covering major duties and the scope of responsibility.

2015 189

How to Keep Your Age a Secret in an Executive Resume

Jennifer Anthony

Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog Nationally Published Resume Expert Skip to content Home About Hire Jenn FAQs How It Works Resume Rockstars Resume Writers by Industry or Specialty Library ← Job Interview Mistakes to Avoid How Many Pages Should My Resume Be?

2010 184

4 Ways To End Your Working Year Strong (And Why It Matters)

Career Realism

ll look back at your previous year with a sense of accomplishment and satisfaction. What were your accomplishments this year and how can you quantify them? Every job is temporary, so any experience you have now may help you in a career transition you make years later.

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How to Recover from "Success Amnesia"

Life@work

So no wonder it's daunting to attempt to change something big (like our job for example) - a lot of us are focusing on our shortcomings and on everything that could go wrong. Write down the qualities that it took to solve those problems and accomplish those successes.

2012 182

Instantly Improve Your Executive Resume with 5 Powerful Tips

Resume Writing

If you are ready to job search with a FANTASTIC executive resume, you have to strategize beyond functions, skills, and accomplishments. Yes, beyond achievements, because at the executive level EVERY candidate is competent and successful.

2015 87

Resume Help: Stick to the Facts

Careers Done Write

Harold has used the first page and a half of his resume to list five competencies and characteristics: project management, motivation, leadership, communication, and product development. Resume Help executive resume job search

2014 203

Stop Boring the Hiring Manager with Your Resume by Jessica Holbrook

Resume Help Blog

What it should not be is a run-down of your last job description word for word. Job duties are only the minimum and convey only that you were able to meet the minimum requirements for the position.

2010 130

Managing Your Personal Brand with LinkedIn

Resume Help Blog

So, in this competitive job-seeking environment, a professionally written resume is a necessity to help you stand out from other applicants—but it’s not the only tool that should showcase your talents and experience.

2010 139

The New 10-Step Executive Personal Branding Worksheet

Executive Career Brand

Differentiate your unique ROI for today’s executive job search. Determine what kind of work you want to do (job position and industry), and which companies and organizations will afford you the opportunity to work your passion.

2014 284

Do You Have a “I” Based Resume?

Resume Bear

’” Baiynd acknowledges that some people have had “amazingly prolific” careers with a lot of accomplishments. ” What if your accomplishments aren’t easy to quantify? “Are you just going to search for a paycheck someplace?

2012 270

Think Like an Executive Resume Branding Pro – Build Your Personal Brand

Executive Career Brand

To help you prepare to write an executive resume that will help you compete in today’s job market — or help you collaborate with a professional resume writer — I’ve written this 5-part series, from my insider’s perspective. Draw out your top career accomplishments.

2015 190

4 Phrases You Should Never Have On Your Resume

Career Realism

Here are some of the top phrases to avoid on your resume: "Job Duties" "Job Duties" essentially says to the employer that these are my responsibilities on the job. A more effective phrase to use is "Accomplishments" to describe your work experience. Looking for a job?

2019 80

Take a Ride in the Elevator Before You Interview | CareerSolvers

Career Solvers

This overview of your competencies was coined the elevator pitch because the message should be succinct enough to deliver to an important decision maker if you had the chance to ride up in an elevator with him or her.

2010 80

Résumé Help: The Classic Undersell

Careers Done Write

The candidate barely states the case that she is a competent employee, much less a stellar candidate. It is wise to start each statement with a strong action verb to create excitement about the candidate’s accomplishments. Resume Help jobs search

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