We’ve woken up this morning to some terrific news – for the fifth year in a row, ThemeKeeper has been named one of Australia’s best places to work!
What does a recruiter look for when they’re sourcing candidates for a job?
These are just a few examples of self-limiting beliefs that can prevent you from achieving your goals in business or in life. There are plenty more limiting beliefs out there, and you probably have a few of them—we all do.
Do functional resume formats still work? Find out in this article where I interviewed recruiters and HR managers on their views about this controversial resume format.
It’s often said that there are far more applicants than available job roles. With competition always being tight in the hiring process, you need a way to stand out and make a strong first impression. The resume is going to be the first point of contact for hiring managers, and providing a strong resume is crucial.
Sometimes, your typical reverse-chronological resume isn’t the best choice.
Are you applying for a new job? If so, how will your resume get noticed in a crowded job market? Shouldn’t your resume be the one that stands out from other applicants?
A chronological resume, also known as a reverse-chronological resume, is the most popular format among job seekers and recruiters. As the name suggests, this format puts your most recent employment first followed by the one before it until you work your way back to your first job.
You’re in a lobby waiting for your turn to be called for your job interview. There are four other people waiting, but you don’t pay any attention to them because you’re busy rehearsing the interview answers in your head. Then a recruiter calls your name followed by the names of the four people sitting in the lobby and then directs you all to a big conference room. It turns out you’re going to have a group interview, not the one-on-one you expected.
You’ve just gotten the call for your dream job, and the recruiter is asking for your resume as soon as possible. The only problem is that you don’t have a resume ready to send them!
Job interviews are terrifying enough, but having a webcam interview in the middle of your living room adds a whole new layer of awkwardness and complexities to the already tense situation.
You’ve just been asked to give a public presentation. Maybe it’s for work. Maybe it’s for school. But no matter where the assignment came from, one thing is certain: you’ve got to overcome your fear of public speaking and you’ve got to overcome it fast.
Let me guess, you don’t like people criticizing you? It doesn’t matter whether it’s your boss, colleagues, or friends, criticisms hurt. The fact is that other people see your flaws better, so learning how to accept criticism is vital if you want to improve at work.
You may think that the hardest part of resigning is behind you, now that you’ve given your boss the customary two weeks notice most companies require. But it’s not over yet. Someone from human resources may contact you to conduct an exit interview as part of the company’s process for departing employees.