Archive | December, 2013

The Job Interview

The second step in getting a job is having an interview with a potential employer. The first step was sending your application and after careful review by the company, you are seen as candidate for the vacant position. The employer got this information through an ad that was placed in the paper, referred by someone […]

Better Job Search Engines

Job search engines use state-of-the-art technology to assist people in their job quest. Here you could enter all the relevant information to reduce the lists of sought after jobs to get more accurate results. Because new jobs are being added daily or even hours after, the tendency to see the results you had yesterday may […]

Stress-free Job Hunting Guide

Hunting for the perfect job for an individual requires time, effort and knowledge. For stress free job-hunting, every individual must first consider the following pointers before starting your job hunting process: 1. Know what type of job you would like to apply for. Gate crashing job fairs that offer work not related to one’s degree […]

Jobs and over aged applicants

Though some employers would prefer a younger workforce, the older applicants still have a wide variety of career choices to choose from. Employers are starting to see the potential of older and much-experienced applicants as can be seen by the statistics below: q In Australia, Bureau of Statistics showed that between the period of August […]

Interview Invited Part 1

So you identified the job that you desperately want?  This is the job that you’ve been looking for. Once your application and CV has been sent, the next step should be a ringing telephone or email beep.  Some employers don’t want to waste their time or your effort by calling you to their offices for the interview. It is easier for them to […]

Interview – The Informed Conversation

Interview It is your big day : meeting the potential employer for an interview.  Your CV has worked.  After screening applications and going through CV’s,  the employer chose your CV and wants to interview you. If you treat the interview as an informed conversation, rather than a dreadful interrogation, you will be well on your way to a successful outcome. […]