Career, Job Hunting, LinkedIn, Social Media, Trends

LinkedIn Profile Tips That Will Help You Stand Out

In today’s fast-paced modern life, there are numerous potential job seekers in the market striving for new jobs and posts. Creating a LinkedIn profile helps you get an edge as compared to your competitors and paves your way to getting hired for your dream job. There are multiple sources used by recruiters for hiring the right candidates but LinkedIn remains their top preference to date. The LinkedIn platform helps you build valuable connections and grow your career. It is a professional networking site and not only a job board, which not only helps you acquire jobs but also aids in…

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Career Switch, Resume Writing

Tips to Update your Resume for a Career Change

A resume is very important when it comes to getting hired for jobs. Your resume should always be up to date and precise which gives accurate information to your hiring manager about your application for a particular job role. There are different formats of resumes which one chooses in accordance to their level of expertise to draft their apt resume showcasing their skills, experience and highlighting their areas of expertise. One can also approach resume writing freelancers for better guidance, and professional resume writing services in India are also available. Below are some tips to update your resume for a…

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Graduate Resumes, Immigration, Job Hunting

How to prepare for IELTS if you are planning to study or work in Canada

Canada is considered one of the best countries, and IELTS can help you go there. If you intend to study in Canada at the undergraduate or postgraduate level, you will very certainly be required to submit your IELTS score as part of your application. Apart from preparing for IELTS, you also require a perfect resume to help you in your future endeavours. Most of us know that IELTS is one of the world’s most popular English language tests. Every year almost or perhaps more than 3.5 million tests are taken. Before going further, it is also important to know what the…

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Biodata, Resume Writing

Cracking the code of the Perfect Marriage Biodata

Formats for Marital Biodata and a Resume for a Job application are very distinct, if not opposed. While most of us would have developed a CV for a job and then revised and polished it several times over the years, creating a perfect marital biodata is still a mystery. Resume biodata for marriage or Matrimonial CV is created for a specific purpose and used only once in a lifetime. Despite having a very well-prepared professional Resume for Job, not everyone finds it easy to write their Marriage Biodata format for marriage. Perhaps it is for this reason that one postpones…

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Citation, Executive Leadership, SOP

How to write a Citation for prestigious recognitions like Padma Awards

Every year more than 1500 nominations are received by the Government of India for the prestigious Padma awards, which include the Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan awards. Nominations are received from central ministries, departments, states/UT administrations, Bharat Ratna and Padma Vibhushan awardees, institutes of excellence as also from several other sources to enable broad-based consideration. You can also nominate your own self. Padma Awards The Padma awards are amongst the highest civilian awards in India. Instituted in 1954, these awards are announced on the occasion of the Republic Day every year. The award recognise ‘work of distinction’ and exceptional achievements and service in any field…

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Career, Career Switch, Job Hunting, Resume Writing

How to Break into a New Work Field

A well-written resume and cover letter need to be more than a concise summary of your work experiences and instructional background. Whoever reads your resume needs to come away with an overarching sense of your development, your aspiration, and your ability to adapt to new environments and circumstances. If you do not have a great deal of work experience or if the work experience you have does not seem to appear pertinent to the task you are looking for, there is another angle to consider taking when writing your resume – highlight your intellectual interest and your ability at acquiring…

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Career, Career Switch, Job Hunting, Work & Health

Thinking of a Covid-inspired Career Change? You’re not Alone.

This is a guest post by Rama Eriksson from FindCourses Maybe you’re stuck in a job that just isn’t you. Possibly, you feel unfilled (or fed up!) from years spent in the same profession and crave something new.  You might even be looking for a way to boost your paycheck or lower your stress. There are many reasons behind wanting a career change. The Covid-19 pandemic seems to have stirred people’s  “what am I doing with my life” angst.  If you’ve been flirting with the idea of a career change this past year, you’re not alone. According to a survey…

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Executive Leadership, Resume Writing

15 words and phrases that showcase “Leader Skills” on Resumes

This is a guest post by Abhyank from MiM-Essay When a person starts to look for a job or wishes to switch his current job to a better work profile or a better work environment, their resume plays an important role. A candidate’s resume is their first impression in front of the recruiter or senior authorities, making or breaking their chances of going ahead with the next rounds. Completing internships or possessing the necessary work experience is not enough to impress the recruiter. You have to use specific words and phrases to exhibit your leadership skills as required by the…

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Biography, Executive Leadership, Trends

Executive Biography: A 360-Degree Overview and How It Can Complement an Executive Resume

Executive hiring is a proactive process and it is seldom accomplished through the traditional hiring approach. You will rarely find an executive-level job posting making its way into an advertisement. Therefore, sending out copies of a thoughtfully developed resume across your network will not work; even a supporting document like a cover letter might not do the job for you. To provide a big picture of your career and journey, you need an Executive Biography. Check out some Samples Below. [1] Executive Biography of Information Security Professional [2] Executive Biography of Customer Service Leader [3] Executive Biography of Scholar, Academician,…

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Job Hunting, Resume Writing

What is an ATS and is it important? Read the truth about ATS Resumes.

Over the years, we’ve seen a great many questions posed by job candidates about Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). Unfortunately, there are many misconceptions and erroneous beliefs as to how ATS actually work, how they review and qualify candidates, and what benefits they provide to both the candidate and the employer. Let’s take a look at some basics every job applicant should understand and then clear up some assumptions and misinformation about this very important component to the job application process. What is an ATS? Simply put, an ATS is an online software application that accepts and stores information that job…

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