Interview Skills That Attract Offers

Written by David Richter

An interviewer’s mission is to assess your qualifications compared torepparttar other candidates interviewed. Asking you questions is their way of accomplishing that mission. Preparing meaningful responses in advance is your way of impressingrepparttar 136750 interviewer.

Be prepared to talk about your skills, competencies, qualifications and accomplishments especially as they pertain torepparttar 136751 specific opening. Know how to state your likes and dislikes, your strengths, weaknesses and goals succinctly and fluently.

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Does Your Resume Lack Vision?

Written by David Richter

You’re just getting overrepparttar shock of having become unemployed. You know you need to begin a job search, but you may not knowrepparttar 136749 best way to proceed, or where to start.

More than likely, you will dust off your old resume and modify it to include your most recent job experience. Most people searchrepparttar 136750 classifieds and Internet job sites for job openings matching their qualifications. They then submit their resumes to these postings. You will probably dorepparttar 136751 same with your modified resume.

If you follow this routine, you will very likely experience a long and frustrating job search. Atrepparttar 136752 end of this exhausting journey, you will find yourself in a job that doesn’t truly capitalize on your unique gifts or talents, nor compensates you according to your worth. Most job seekers go through this.

The job market is especially lean for higher paying positions, yet flooded with good candidates. Your competition is huge and not about to go away. In this climate, mediocrity will not bring you success. You must take a different path. The best place to start is with a vision.

What is your vision for yourself? Imagine some ofrepparttar 136753 unique and fulfilling qualities your next job can have. What unique gifts and talents can you bring torepparttar 136754 table that set you apart fromrepparttar 136755 crowd and make this next job allrepparttar 136756 more enjoyable? Write all this down. You are learning how to write a resume that will yield very positive results.

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