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How To Work On Plan B If Your Current Job Is At Risk

How To Work On Plan B If Your Current Job Is At Risk

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Jobs in today’s lifestyle have the potentiality of coming under chopping block due to corporate changes, changing work practices, poor financial performance and some other reasons. If you are the unlucky one, here are some suggestions for Plan B in your career: Update resume, social media too You should always be prepared for the crisis days even if you are enjoying your job and career. It is suggested to update your skills as well as accomplishments every quarter. Keep strong feedback of your client or boss at hand so that you can easily get it when you need it. Start reposting your updated resume on professional social networking or job sites. Networking It is universal truth success in career lies in networking. A superb network should be on your Plan B as it is crucial
Career Tips For First Time Job Applicants And For Job Change Too

Career Tips For First Time Job Applicants And For Job Change Too

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If you are looking for a new job or for a change from your present one, experts have some simple and unique tips for you below: Follow up phone call or email is highly recommended for those who have applied for a job and is waiting for a reply from the HR team of the company. In America it is well said for decades that fortune is in the follow-up. If you are wondering what the follow up communication should look like. Here is a simple example: “Hi, my name is George and I applied for the position of Software Engineer last Thursday. I know you are busy, but was wondering if you had a chance to review my application.” While you are discussing about the reason for applying for a position it is suggested not to use the phrase “objective,” but it is better to term it as “profession
Why Not To Take Career Advice From Family Members, Friends

Why Not To Take Career Advice From Family Members, Friends

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This is the world professionalism and there is space for amateur. So, why you look for career advice from your friends or family members. They may not be perfectly guiding you with the right path. Even a new research says so. Below are some of the reasons why you should not do such mistake while building up your future. Staffing firm Accountemps says in their survey many employees admitted their close friends or family members had given them bad suggestions if choosing a job or advancing in the workplace. The survey reports add 35 percent of the employees stepped into wrong career direction after taking advice from close friends and 14 percent of the surveyed blamed their parents for wrongly guiding them. Ten percent of them ruined their career due to not-so-right career advice ...
How You Must Dress For Job Interviews

How You Must Dress For Job Interviews

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If believed to a research, employers hire those guys who can be a good fit with their existing team. So, dress play a key role in the impression one makes in an interview. Don't feel slapping on a suit would be the answer to be impressive and get hired. However, it is also not to turn to oblivion that every office environment is different. You obviously need to look polished, but simultaneously you need to also look like you belong. The big question is how you will nail the first impression when you know each office has its own sartorial style. Experts believe you must do a small research about the company before going for an interview. It is suggested to ask those who know someone there. If not, just walk past the building and take a glimpse of employees and their wearing. Yo...
Neglected Tips To Get Hired

Neglected Tips To Get Hired

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Job market is always competitive and no one wants to be unemployed or underemployed. Below are some important tips you must follow while appearing for a job test or job interview in a company. These are though simple facts, but important in getting hired. Do Not Over Share Personal Matters It is always a 'must' to avoid oversharing personal matters to your soon-to-be employer. You may land up in problem later and realize it was a mistake. It is suggested to clean up your Twitter and Facebook accounts. Also, avoid potential conflicts like you need to pick up your child from daycare sometimes before the official workday or you may need certain accommodations due to medical issues. These may unintentionally be exaggerating your situation. Don't Bungle Salary Negotiation Talks ...