Does your cover letter get read, or is it a waste of time? There are good reasons to include a cover letter, even when applying for jobs online. To start the week off, here are my top 10 reasons you should use a cover letter in your job search: 1. It gives you another platform to market your skills and convey your interest in the company. 2. A well-done cover letter showcases your communication skills.

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Have you got the key skills graduate employers look for? You’ll need to give examples of these essential competencies in your job applications and interviews to impress recruiters and get hired. Graduate employers place a lot of emphasis on finding candidates with the right skills and competencies for their organizations. Depending on the career sector and profession you choose to work in, there could be very specific skills, abilities, and knowledge needed to do the

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Have you got the key skills graduate employers look for? You’ll need to give examples of these essential competencies in your job applications and interviews to impress recruiters and get hired. Graduate employers place a lot of emphasis on finding candidates with the right skills and competencies for their organizations. Depending on the career sector and profession you choose to work in, there could be very specific skills, abilities, and knowledge needed to do the

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As the first impression is the last impression, it’s very important for every new joinee to give their best. The first job is always challenging, yet overwhelming, and prepares an individual for the new role. After acing a tough job interview, it’s time to prepare for your first job. As the first-day approaches, one may feel a bit nervous and hesitant. Working in a company as a fresher can be an incredible learning experience. The

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We all want to land our dream job and have a career that interests us and that we love going into each day. The first step to this is your resume. So, here are 12 tips to improve it and set you up on the road to success. 1. Grab The Recruiter’s Attention The first few sentences of your resume need to make a good impression on a potential recruiter. Use strong words, highlight the

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You know that feeling. You walk out of a job interview and think, “Nailed it!” But you aren’t hired just yet. The company will still have to check your references and verify you’re not a serial killer, and you still have some work on your end to do as well. 1. Thank You Note The first thing you should do is sit down and write a thank you note—chances are you have heard this one

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Globalisation and the Fourth Industrial Revolution have increased the pace of change in labour markets, putting a premium on right skills and adaptability. Public policies should now shift to empowering and enabling workers to cope with transition, via income support, and also support incentives and opportunities for deskilling and upgrading skills. This is critical for addressing job displacement. Unemployment is a global problem with more than 73 million youth unemployed worldwide. In India, the unemployment

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Top tech companies make most engineers go through several interviews and extensive coding exercises to get these prized jobs. Software engineers are some of the most sought-after and highly-paid professionals in the job market today. According to the US Bureau of Labour and Statistics software engineering jobs in the US will grow at a rate of 17 percent over the next seven years, far outpacing job growth as a whole in the U.S.  While Silicon

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Here are a few things that I think are important and helpful: Ask for names and roles of everyone you are meeting; and if possible get the interview loop/schedule so you know how much time you will be spending with each and in what order. Research each person with whom you are meeting – e.g., look them up on Quora, LinkedIn, Facebook and don’t forget YouTube. Seeing a person speak on video is great preparation

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On an average, hiring managers spend just six seconds vetting a resume. Here’s how you can make your resume stand out. Make your resume stand out with these helpful tips India’s IT sector has faced a slowdown in recent times. With hiring activity down, while potential candidates increase, recruiters are spending less time vetting resumes. On an average, hiring managers to spend just six seconds going over a resume, Simplilearn, an online professional education portal said.

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