Sure, you could open a blank page in Microsoft Word and start formatting from scratch. Set your own margins, indents, bullet points, fonts, borders, bold, underlines, and special features to make your resume look organized and professional. But these are time-consuming tasks and quite frankly, many people are not good at it. A resume is a self-advertisement that, when done properly, shows how your skills, experience, and achievements match the requirements of the job you want. Let’s make it count.
An interview is all about how effectively you are able to handle the pressure and come out with flying colors. No matter how long the interview session might be, you should never lose your composure and start making mistakes such as giving bad answers to the questions asked by the interviewer. This will show that you are incapable of handling pressure and you can be easily made to lose your calm. Always think twice before you answer any question in an interview because some of the questions might be a double edged sword. So go through the answers in your mind for a second or two before your mouth starts spitting things out you will soon regret. Let us look at some of the bad answers that candidates tend to give when attending an interview so that you can make yourself familiar with the correct way of answering them.
A common saying goes like this; “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail.” This is very true in career planning where working consumers need to be alert to the changing work trends to grab the opportunities for career advancement. A good career plan should be available to guide the working consumer to greater heights of glory in the marketplace whether it is a formulated career plan in your head or on paper.
A career plan may not necessarily have a particular format or style but relevant or crucial components need to be included for a greater career success. There are an extensive amount of career plan templates on the Internet for consumers to work out their own.
There is always a constant debate in and outside the marketplace on the sufficiency of educational qualifications to warrant an effective career. In other words, are educational qualifications enough for an effective career plan? (more…)