Archive for the ‘Interview’ Category

Twitter and your job search.

April 3, 2018

In Careerbuilder.com’s website, Adrienne Erin writes about how Twitter can help future employees find a job.

Many employers are snooping around future employee’s social media sites. One sure-fire way of finding a job can be good branding, and by advertising your standing and prominence in your field. Making a list of people you would like to follow helps potential employers see the people and popularity you are pursuing. Another point to note is to share great content. In addition, while doing so make sure to add your thoughts and ideas to what you have read. Share breaking news related to your industry and articles of what you have been reading. This shows that you are continually learning and growing. The third and final point is to establish a following. This indirectly establishes you as a leader in your industry.

For a full look at this article, please click on the following link:

https://www.careerbuilder.com/advice/how-to-turn-your-twitter-into-a-valuable-industry-resource

Cover Letter Tips

January 10, 2018

You are considering applying for a new job and one of the first things you have to address is one of the hardest; writing your cover letter. You want to write something that sets you apart and makes you stand out from all the other applicants. After all, you are selling the most important part-yourself. Danielle Wiener-Bronner provides some tips to help you work through this essential part of your job search.

-Read the job posting carefully.  Craft your cover letter to those traits the employer most cares about. Highlight those areas that pertain to both the job description as well as your strengths.
-Quality rather than quantity.  Present yourself in a good light by finding out the hiring manager’s name and address it to him. He or she will appreciate the added touch of keeping it non-generic.
-Tell about your achievements.  Decide what matters to the employers and let them know how it relates with you and what you’ve accomplished. Most importantly, keep it succinct. Don’t repeat what is already in your resume.

For more details and tips found in this great article, please refer to the following link:

http://money.cnn.com/2017/11/16/pf/how-to-write-cover-letter/index.html