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Career, Job Hunting, LinkedIn, Resume Writing

Start using LinkedIn the right way in 2020

We all know how powerful a tool LinkedIn has become in the last 5 years. This blog is a small guide on how LinkedIn should be used and the tools it provides to everyone — from a job seeker to a sales professional. We also explore the different premium features for all use cases. A brief introduction of LinkedIn with some stats Started in 2003 by “PayPal mafia” member — Reid Hoffman 675 million LinkedIn users, spread over 200 countries; 2 new members per second Source: https://news.linkedin.com/about-us#statistics US — biggest market (165 million users), India #2 (62 million users), China #3…

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Career, Job Hunting, LinkedIn

Leveraging your LinkedIn Profile – a step by step guide to using LinkedIn to find jobs and leads

This is one of the most descriptive and comprehensive coverage on how you can use your LinkedIn account / profile to become more successful. Whether you are a Job Seeker, an HR recruiter, a Talent Manager, a Sales Executive, a Business Professional or a Brand, this video will tell you what features LinkedIn provides to help you leverage your profile to the MAXIMUM.   From Sales Navigator, to LinkedIn Jobs, to LinkedIn Recruiter, Company Pages, LinkedIn Jobs, as well as Feed, we have covered it all. This video is self-explanatory and without a narration. We will soon publish a narrative version…

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Career, Communication, Job Hunting, Resume Writing, Trends

Your Writing Skills can show you a career path with Numerous Options & Opportunities

 “Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing” – Benjamin Franklin In schools and colleges, teachers or professors often give topics to write something – essays, journals, or paragraphs. If we are able to express our thoughts and opinions fine through the writings, we score well and sometimes we even receive an appreciation. Our writings get published in school magazines, children paper editions, etc.  As a result of these reasons, we often think of enhancing our writing skills and have a feeling that a career in writing may not be a bad choice. Writing as a Profession. Writing…

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Graduate Resumes, Job Hunting, Resume Writing

Quantify your Resume Bullets and Get Hired Faster

Your resume is irrelevant if it doesn’t get you an interview call. To put differently, you will not get an interview call if your resume does not impact or shake the recruiter. When someone looks at your resume, their eyes need to light up. They should be able to visualise you sitting in their office and crunching those data sets or writing that program which will change the game for the company! Run-of-the-mill resumes, which do not show any measurable outcomes do nothing to help this. How to make your resume impactful? Everybody wants to develop their resume in a way…

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Arts, Career, Job Hunting, Resume Writing, Trends

Love to doodle? Create a career out of it!

“Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life” – Confucius You have started it as hobby or interest to draw something without thinking about what you are doing. You used to mess around with pencils and draw figures from your imagination. Then, why not start treating this hobby as a business tool and think of building a solid career?? Doodling Doodling is a fun way to draw beautiful and original designs with cute and child-like characters or random and abstract patterns. Doodling is a great means to engage the mind in…

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Career, Job Hunting, Resume Writing, Trends

Beautiful Handwriting? Try a career in calligraphy

“The arts are not a way to make a living. They are very human way of making life more bearable.” – Kurt Vonnegut Good handwriting can create great impressions, it augments your personality and the person who is watching your writing gets stunned by how beautifully you can write. Maybe you have always received compliments about your handwriting, so why not consider those compliments seriously and think of starting a career in calligraphy?? What is Calligraphy? Calligraphy is the craft of fine handwriting, a visual art where the legibility of letters may be compromised in favour of visual extravagance. Calligraphy…

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Career, Career Switch, Interviews, Job Hunting, Trends, Work Life Balance

Design a Personal Development Plan today to move ahead in your career

A Personal Development Plan is a written account of self-reflection and improvement, which doubles up as a detailed action plan used to fulfill academic, personal, or career-based goals. A vital resource for students, young working professionals, mid-level seniors, as well as executive level professionals, it is capable of providing an objective sense of direction in taking one’s career forward in the form of steps needed to reach the eventual aim. It is thing that can be discovered as a part of most successful people’s careers as a blueprint of their success path and allows normal people to discover the trajectory…

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Communication, Interviews, Job Hunting

The Science of Forming the Best Interview First Impressions

Did you know that it only takes 0.1 seconds for your interviewers to form an opinion about you? In fact, research indicates that opinion can last for up to two years. The moment you walk into an interview, you are being evaluated based on your appearance, body language, and personality traits. Knowing this, what can you do to establish a first impression that fosters a good, professional relationship with your interviewers as soon as you meet? Here are some scientifically-proven ways to curate a phenomenal first impression with your interviewers and increase your chances of getting a job offer. Prepare…

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Interviews, Job Hunting

Negative Feedback: How to channelize it and use it crack your next interview

Negative feedback is when you receive criticism and negative comments. Every one of us wants to receive only positive reviews and comments. However, the harsh reality is that we are all imperfect. We need criticism in our lives to constantly keep improving and becoming a better version of ourselves. Q1. Is it okay to receive negative feedback? Ans. It is indeed normal to receive negative comments. Actually, if you only get positive feedback it’s either because you are intimidating or the interviewer doesn’t care about you trying to improve yourself. On the other hand you also shouldn’t receive only negative…

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