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Have you been considering switching jobs, getting a new career for the first time, or even getting a new job in your current company? If so, chances are you need career advice.
How important is career advice in today’s times? Let us start with it's definition. It is the process of helping our younger generation to select a course of study which will make them employable in the future.
All of us have to network for most things in life. It’s how most business gets done. Many of us are very shy, introverted people who have a fear of networking – in person, by email, by phone, or in groups.
Over the last several years, we have seen a dramatic shift in the concept of a “career” as more and more people have been downsized, right sized, outsourced, and the like.
Are you unemployed, unhappily employed, or underemployed? If you are, this is the time to get your job search in gear. Below are some tips to help you get started:
Remember the adage about having an “elevator speech” or an “elevator pitch”? Same concept here.
Let’s assume for the purposes of this article that you have the requisite background for the position for which you are applying, have outstanding references, and otherwise on paper meet the requirements of the position. What other things must you have?
In any office environment, people have friends with whom they feel more than just a “work relationship”.
In today’s market, there are often very highly talented people vying for the same positions. If it comes down to two (or even three) finalists, the intangibles are likely to make or break the deal.
As regular readers know, I wrote a blog awhile back about common resume errors. Here are some more errors that you can add to your list when you proofread your resume. Remember – even with spell check, grammar check, and the like, there is never, ever any excuse for any mistake on your resume. There is simply no room for error on such an important document. With that said, here are some things to watch for (and things that you’ll have to find with a human eye):
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