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Sunday, May 26, 2013
Facts behind Successfully Landing a Nursing Job
Posted Wednesday, May 22, at 5:38 PM
The nursing job market is very active with lots of opportunities, but it is still quite common to see nurses out of work. Why does this happen? The answer lies in a lack of understanding of the job market and even the nursing industry. If you want to successfully land a nursing job, you need to remember the following facts...
How to Get Ahead in Accounting
Accountants have a unique position among other employees: their work is always in demand. Everyone from big business to individual needs an accountant, so the job field is open and waiting for the right person. Unfortunately, many accountants get stuck in a rut. ...
Lesser Known Reasons For Resume Rejections
A resume can be rejected for some common reasons, most of which are known to job seekers. However, with recruiters reviewing an average of 5,000 resumes per year, there are bound to be more than a few reasons for resume rejections because any acceptable reason can make their job a lot easier. Given below are some of these lesser-known reasons for resumes to get rejected that many job seekers do not think about...
Your First Professional Resume
Now that you have graduated, it's time to put together your first professional resume. While this may seem like a daunting task, it doesn't need to be at all! This is your chance to showcase your skills and background to make you stand out in a field of applicants. Different jobs and internships will post what they are looking for in terms of qualifications, so it's best to begin with one resume and tweak as necessary...
Entry Level Resume Advice
They say that nothing is harder than getting started, and when it comes to finding an entry-level job in the current job market, they're entirely correct. Entry-level jobs give you the experience that you need to climb further in your chosen field, but if you are right out of school or otherwise brand-new to the industry, it may feel as though you are only getting doors slammed in you face. ...
Finding A Job In the Sales Industry
Salespeople often have to spend long hours, especially on weekends, taking care of the needs of customers. They usually make between about $9 and $19 an hour, depending on where they work, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. A sales job can be rewarding if you enjoy working with the public on a regular basis, but the job can be stressful because you sometimes have to deal with irate customers. ...
Ways You Can Improve Your Resume
Writing a work resume that captures the attention of a potential employer and conveys the feeling of integrity and enthusiasm of the applicant is truly an art form, but it does not take a master prose stylist to construct one. There are a few guidelines that will make all the difference between a poorly arranged resume that reeks of frailty on the part of the author, and one that stands out from all the rest. ...
Phone Interview Advice
Phone Interview Tips If you're looking for a job, you may be contacted by a business that wants to do an initial interview over the phone. This is extremely common in jobs that require excellent phone skills and is frequently used a tool to weed out applicants that do not possess them. ...
Are you Bill Gates? How about Tiger Woods? A high up CEO of a famous company? No? Then your resume should be only one page long. There are several reasons for this. Firstly, the world is not about you, the person looking at your resume has a whole lot of resumes to go through and will not have the attention span to put up with a bunch of pages about you. ...
Framing a Winning Cover Letter
Framing a Winning Cover Letter When you are sending out your resume, you need to seal the deal with a well-worded cover letter. After all, as an educational professional, your cover letter will make a powerful first impression, if it is written just right. ...
Changing Careers? Solve Your Resume Quandary
Changing Careers? Solve Your Resume Quandary If you are looking to change your career field, you already know that it is going to be a challenging task to convince any employer to consider you without any experience in the new field. Before you begin, remember this is a completely new field and requires a different approach, so do away with your old resume, and start afresh...
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