Job listings by recruiters and hiring managers often draw in a sea of resume submissions due to how easily accessible the listings are digitally. Because of this, you may wonder when submitting your resume whether its going to stand out among the others or slip under the radar. The solution to this? Give yourself a competitive edge with a high-quality resume! Here are some tips on how to optimize the effectiveness of your resume:
Even though it can have a great effect on ones physical and mental well-being, work burnout is something thats often overlooked in the workforce. Some workers who are experiencing burnout dont believe that their job is the main cause of their symptoms, and some dont even realize that they are burned out at all. Not sure whether or not this could be you? Carefully consider the questions below:
First impressions can make you or break you, so it's essential to present the most impressive version of yourself in a job interview. While your previous experiences are what the employers are going to primarily focus on, your visual presentation is also going to come into play---and may even determine how the rest of the interview goes. People make snap judgments of others in a matter of seconds based on their appearance, so making sure that you're going to be wearing the proper attire for the environment is a very important step in your interview preparation. Below are some helpful visual guides on interview attire etiquette created by the Career Services department at UNC Chapel Hill:
With more qualified job candidates than they can realistically interview, more and more employers are relying on phone screens to narrow down their options, confirm logistics such as availability and position understanding, and make candidate resume clarifications. While phone screens are somewhat of a norm in the hiring process nowadays, they can still be quite intimidating for applicants at the thought of one call making or breaking your candidacy. Here are some things to keep in mind when preparing for a phone screen:
Applying for jobs and getting nowhere can be frustrating, to say the least. You know you'd be able to sell yourself if you could just get in for an interview and meet the right people. So, let's review some tips to help you get in front of HR and asked in for an interview.