How to Find Opportunity

Written by H. Vanoy Barton

How To Find Opportunity by H. Vanoy Barton

Does business opportunity pass you by? Do your fondest dreams of financial success remain unfulfilled? Are material success and happiness concepts that have no substance in your life?

Ifrepparttar answer to any ofrepparttar 150408 above is yes, count yourself amongrepparttar 150409 majority of humanity. Ifrepparttar 150410 truth be told, and it will in this article,repparttar 150411 number one reason why so much ofrepparttar 150412 world's population lives an unfulfilled life is because they have said no to opportunity. The reason so many have said no is simple - they fail to recognize opportunity when it appears. The vast majority of people wait for opportunity to arrive but they only look for exactly their heart's desire ofrepparttar 150413 moment. Opportunity is most often a doorway opening to ever more opportunity While it is true that an opportunity may arise that is exactly what you hope, long and yearn for, it seldom happens. If it did we would be living in a magic kingdom where all dreams are realized and presented with flair by a saintly fairy godperson. We do not live in that world.

Opportunity is much likerepparttar 150414 air we breathe it is everywhere and it is free. It may not come inrepparttar 150415 form that we expect, but it comes everyday. It is a part of us. Perhaps you seekrepparttar 150416 opportunity for a better job. It can be found every time you have that particular thought. The thought itself is that very opportunity, you must takerepparttar 150417 next step.

For example, if indeed a better job opportunity is what you want, each time that thought arises, then immediately begin to think how you would react ifrepparttar 150418 opportunity did arise. Seizerepparttar 150419 thought andrepparttar 150420 fruition of that opportunity will become a reality in your life. Perhapsrepparttar 150421 better job isrepparttar 150422 very job you have now. Would your supervisor, or boss, recognize your abilities and ingenuity if you presented her, or him, a well conceived and well written memo on how your job, company, product, etc. could be made more profitable, more efficient, more pleasant, or more salable? Most supervisors, bosses, managers, etc. are open to thoughtful and honest suggestions that will betterrepparttar 150423 company because it will better them as well. However, refrain from disparaging comments about your current job, or comment. Do not dwell upon any negative aspects of any condition, or person in your memo. Rather make your memo a concise and energetic effort towardrepparttar 150424 good for all concerned.

Resume Writing - Things to Consider

Written by Martin Smith

You are looking for a job and you are out to landrepparttar job of a lifetime. It can happen! Before you consider want ads, job websites, or making inquiries of companies you are interested in, you will need a resume. Your resume writing can either make or break a job opportunity.

The first thing your resume must be is functional. It is to giverepparttar 150394 employerrepparttar 150395 most information possible in one page. Resumes that are longer than one page are often put aside. Employers just don't haverepparttar 150396 time to read every page. At best many just scan your resume and count on your cover letter and maybe an interview to glean anything else about you before you are considered for hire.

In order for your resume to be functional you group your skills into different sections and your titles atrepparttar 150397 bottom. This isrepparttar 150398 format people who are changing careers typically use. They don't want to draw attention to gaps in employment or their lack of direct experience.

The chronological resume is well organized listing of skills, education, and employment in order fromrepparttar 150399 most current experience backward or reverse order. The categories of your resume should be concise and relevant torepparttar 150400 position for which you are applying.

If you are fresh out of college and unemployed put your education first, directly belowrepparttar 150401 letterhead. You will list your school, your degree, your major and your graduation date. If space allows you can list your relevant course work, related academic awards, and/or your grade point average.

Other categories include relevant work experience, volunteer experiences and other skills such as computer skills, any publications you may have written or contributed to, and language skills as they might apply torepparttar 150402 position.

Finally, you will list your references or makerepparttar 150403 statement ôReferences will be furnished upon request. Let me give you important advice about references. Do not list someone as a reference unless you have obtained his or her consent to do so. You will wantrepparttar 150404 person you ask for a reference to be a former boss, teacher, long time friend who is familiar with your abilities, and possibly your clergyman.

The appearance of your resume is very important. The font you use should be clear and easy to read. The suggested font for a resume is a Sans Serif font like Arial or Verdana. These fonts come out more clearly in faxes.

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