Career Tips

Keep a Career Diary !

In the very fast paced time we seem to be living in, I wonder if any one keeps a Diary anymore ? We seem to be doing all our sharing immediately on  “ Social “ networks rather than within us in a more reflective mode. Yet, I think keeping a " Career Diary " only for yourself can help one in life as well as career. Here is how ! a) Venting  A Career Diary Bad day at work ? Boss snarled at you ?Juniors stinking you up ? Your journal can take your response to all this – and…
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Try not to bounce much :-)

" A Rolling Stone Gathers No Moss " Thoughts after just getting off the phone from a candidate - GOOD fit to what I have BUT changed jobs only 4 months ago - pity !.... If you are in a Sector where jobs are arolling - or you have some skills in rather high demand you maybe able to pull off frequent job changes . BUT when the tide turns - as it WILL- those same changes will come back to haunt you ! As a recruiter it is amazing to me how many people are still applying within a…
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Social Networking and your (Next ) Job !

So which one you want to keep ..the present one or the " Next" one ? :-)) And here is the ad. which started this all : Desired Skills: Knowledge and use of social media/social networks considered an asset Ability to work independently and as a part of a team Experience with Radian6, video, photography considered an asset Klout Score of 35 or higher They sure got what / who they were looking for ! Time to join the Klout wagon ?  
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CV Tip : Your Marital Status is NOT the same as your …

Your Marital Status is NOT the same as your  Martial Status ! Although, perhaps, the competencies required in both may match :-)) For those who STILL not get it, here is the definition of two : Marital Status :  Indicates whether a person is married or not. Martial Status : Actually doesn't mean anything ! " Martial " means "characteristic of or befitting a warrior - for eg. a martial stride. Your friendly spell check on the PC will clear BOTH the words!! So, it is ALWAYS a good idea to read your CV ...better still, have it read out…
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CV Tip : A Career is NOT a ….

A Career is NOT a Carrier ! For those who STILL not get it, here is the definition of two : Career : Career describes an individuals' journey through learning, work and other aspects of life Carrier : One that transports or conveys ( also the name of a World famous HVAC Company !! ) Your friendly spellcheck on the PC will clear BOTH the words!! So, it is ALWAYS a good idea to read your CV ...better still, have it read out by someone else so such glitches do not happen. Click here for MORE such tips !  
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