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We all need energy to fuel us in a day’s work. For some of us, our daily allotment of energy may be consumed even before lunch. This alters our focus and lowers our potential productivity. The quick-fix for some include sugar rich foods and caffeine. This can give us a short burst of energy, yet may still fall short in filling the void for the whole day. Also, these types of food are addictive and can be unhealthy if consumed too much.
Writing a resume is never easy and I consider it as one of the most crucial steps in job hunting. In my previous blog post a few months ago, “Job Hunt Tip # 2: Have a Competent Resume,” I listed the essential elements that should be included in your resume. And in this post, I will dig deeper and focus on the common mistakes that people commit during resume writing.
It is the rare individual that has the discernment on what they want to become as early as their childhood stage. And these people are fortunate enough to recognize the career they want and the job from which they are passionatevery early on. The majority of us, however, are unaware of the path that we are destined to take. As a result, there are some that end up doing something which doesn’t really make them happy.
In the corporate world there are few things that will help you achieve greatness in your chosen field. These factors are vital to anyone who wanted to be successful in their career.
So you've just been hired. Its exciting! This company has just affirmed that there is a need for your skills and knowledge. Now comes the hard part. Once the 'new car smell' of the job has worn off, this is really when you have the chance to shine or fizzle. Its time to buckle down and perform. That's what is in it for the employer... But what's in it for you? How do you stay engaged? Remember, this is about securing not just any job, but one that is right for you. And attitude is a choice.
Gone are the days of power suits, formal wear and high heels. Business casual is the new norm for the workplace. It's a fast-paced business world and this has given way for people to come to work in more comfortable clothes. Unless you're out to meet a client, how casual is business casual?
Your job search is like a job in itself. You spend hours writing and editing your resume, then time networking and completing online applications, then finally you get the call… A company wants to schedule you for an interview. This is where your preparation really counts, because no matter how much time you’ve spent on all of the other steps, it’s the interview that will finally secure you that offer of employment (or not). So before heading out the door for your much awaited interview, you might want to consider a few things.
This is part two of the job hunt tip series and this time, I am going to tackle another portion of the preparation process for job hunting. Just to refresh your memories, the first one tackles about doing research for applicants to have an overview about the jobs available for job seekers (Here is the link for your reference Job Hunt Tip # 1: Research!).
What makes your parents proud and happy is when you fulfill our duties as their children. And one of the biggest gifts that you can give them is a college diploma. Probably your parents are the happiest people on earth by the time we graduate in college. And for you as the child, this means another chapter has ended and a new beginning will start.
“I’m so stressed!” - A phrase I usually hear from my co workers whenever they experience circumstances which lead them to the feeling of being stressed out. It is a very common situation for most of the employees across the globe causing a lot of difficultiess to people within the workplace. According to the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, stress has various negative effects to individuals. They initiated a study and came up with a definition of stress in the work area and I quote: