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relationship at work
Career advice

The benefits of creating good relationships at work

In this world where the “me-first” attitude is most prevalent and the self-made millionaire is commended, team work is rather seen as a roadblock to one’s own success. It is no longer surprising to see workers keeping secrets from one another, refusing to help others, and even undermining their coworkers just to get ahead. Little

Career advice

Employer Requires Experience and You Have None What’s Left To Do

It comes as a tough challenge for many new college grads to secure employment, especially in the tightly competitive job market. Job seekers with no work experience often ask this question: “How am I supposed to get a job when every employer seems to prefer those with experience?” Until the number of available jobs exceeds

What Is A Cover Letter
Cover letter

What Is A Cover Letter

A cover letter is a document that introduces you to the person tasked to qualify candidates or proposals to the company or organization. It is usually attached to another document such as a Curriculum Vitae, company profile or business proposal. The cover letter is alternatively referred to as a Letter of Introduction, Letter of Intent

career mistakes to avoid
Career advice

The Most Common Mistakes to Avoid During a Career Search

Most job seekers spend much of their time applying for jobs without really thinking about how they are going about it. We have all read advice on how to prepare for an interview but rarely do we get tips on how to go about the career search. Today we give job seekers information that will

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Resume writing tips

10 Ways To Make A Resume Attractive For The Employer

Looks do count, your resume included. Whether you are looking for a job as an intern or one of the local tutors in your neighborhood, or applying for a nine to five job, resume is key. In fact, how your resume looks could make or break that first call from a potential employer. Advertisement Here

How To Write A Professional Cover Letter
Cover letter

How To Write A Professional Cover Letter

If you want to get ahead of the employment line then you should know how to write a professional cover letter. Over the last few years, discussions on the value of a cover letter have come up more frequently. Some recruiters say they believe the cover letter has outlived its purpose while some recruiters believe

Job interview tips

How to run the perfect sales interview

Going into sales is not for everyone.  Believe it or not, your own personality will affect the way you work in sales; and it is usually not something you can fake.  In order to be great at sales, you need to have great people skills; and people skills are not something that can be feigned. 

How To Write A 2 Week Resignation Letter
Resignation

How To Write A 2 Week Resignation Letter

Moving on to the next chapter in our life is always a welcome change. Regardless of the circumstances, what matters most is having the ability to start all over; to breathe again. Whether it means moving to a new place or finding new relationships the circumstances surrounding the closure of one chapter remains the same:

Write An Outstanding Cover Letter
Cover letter

Write An Outstanding Cover Letter – Tips & Tools

Cover letters can make or break an opportunity. You may have the necessary skills to perform a job. However, without an intriguing and intelligent cover letter, your resume may never even be seen. While there are rules to follow, you also want to make your cover letter stand out. Stay within the guidelines and find

employers and your CV
Career advice

What employers want to see on your CV

Being a freelancer has a lot of major perks, but it also presents plenty of challenges. One of the biggest challenges you’ll face is convincing an employer to take you on and give you enough projects. In this aspect of applying for a job, freelance work is not that different from a regular position. You’ll

11 Signs You Need To Quit Your Job
Career advice

11 Signs You Need To Quit Your Job

Most people spend a significant chunk of their time at work. It’s where individuals spend majority of their waking hours and it’s an important part of daily life. And no matter what job you do, you should feel respected and have dignity in your work. Your work should never harm your health or your overall

Top 10 Tips for Managing a Phone Interview
Job interview tips

Top 10 Tips for Managing a Phone Interview

Many recruiters nowadays are beginning to stray from the traditional route of meeting potential candidates in person and opt for conducting phone interviews instead. This happens for a number of reasons. Sometimes an employer will get up to 1,000 job applications and there simply isn’t enough time in a day to meet with all of