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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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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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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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Career, Job Hunting, Work from Home

Job Outlook for 2021 – Post Covid

Everything was passing pretty good, the world was growing, the underdeveloped countries were developing , the employment was accelerating but then there came the havoc of CoronaVirus and the blooming dreams flipped upside down. Talking about India, 86% of the population faced job uncertainties. Whereas in Britain, Australia and the US this percentage is 33, 41 and 71 respectively. However, the economies of the globe are slowly struggling to switch back on the track. But, saying anything about stability as of now is really difficult. The minor sign of relief is that in the current times of pandemic a few sectors…

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Career, Job Hunting, Resume Writing, Women Careers

How Mathematics can help you climb the Ladder of Success

MATHEMATICS – It is the only subject that remains with us through our entire life. A person may not have an education in English, Science, History, Geography etc. but still holds knowledge in basic Mathematics such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Mathematics plays both the role of a hero as well as a villain not only in student but also in college life. If we can grab the depth and concepts of math, we find it like an easy game and all our math sums and problems start giving acute solutions. But if we are unable to grasp math,…

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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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