How to create your own Job Security?

http://ca.drakeintl.com/media/344469/infosheet-15-en.pdf Thanks to Drake International for the original article. This article is reminder to all of us that we should actively be managing our careers. We should be proactive. One of my previous bosses once told me “When you are doing a particular job, you should act as and work as if you are working … Continue reading “How to create your own Job Security?”

Different ways to look at your Job Hunting?

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/dr-gerry-som/job-hunting-tips-canada_b_2440453.html Thanks to Dr.Gerry Som and huffingtonpost.ca for the original article. I love this article. There are so many unconventional, yet time-tested and conventional ideas to Job Hunting – they all work. I was fascinated how the author compared Job Hunting similar to dating. KEY POINTS (Top Favorites) Dedicate time (Spend 12 hours a day) … Continue reading “Different ways to look at your Job Hunting?”

Top Resume Tips for the New Year 2014

http://www.greatresumesfast.com/blog/2013/12/08/best-resume-tips-2014/#! Thanks to Jessica Holbrook Hernandez and greatresumesfast.com for the original article. This article showcases some great ideas on Resume Writing. I think the ideas are outside the box and unique. A definite MUST-READ. KEY POINTS Create a MASTER RESUME – keep it somewhere where you can easily find it, and edit it every year. … Continue reading “Top Resume Tips for the New Year 2014”

What can you do to boost your Earning Potential?

http://www.theladders.com/career-advice/5-ways-to-boost-earning-potential Thanks to Marc Cenedella and theladders.com for the original article. This great article provides some excellent ideas on how you can earn your earning potential. I was listening to an audio program by Brian Tracy where he said “Your most important asset is your earning potential“. This articles showcases some unique ideas. A must-read. … Continue reading “What can you do to boost your Earning Potential?”

What to do in your 1st month at your new job?

http://www.workopolis.com/content/advice/article/great-expectations-how-to-win-at-your-first-20-days-in-a-new-job/ Thank to Colleen Clarke and workopolis.com for the original article. There are plenty of resources on the Internet that will help us with resumes, interviews,salary negotiation,etc. But what do you do once you get the offer and start working in your new role? This unique and excellent article gives some insights and tips on … Continue reading “What to do in your 1st month at your new job?”

It is never just about the Resume.. How to Stand Out?

http://www.theglobeandmail.com/report-on-business/careers/career-advice/life-at-work/want-the-job-you-need-to-play-the-hiring-game/article15805815/ Thanks Leah Eichler and theglobeandmail.com for the original article. This article talks about how many job-seekers are still using old methods of job-hunting i.e. Bombarding companies with their resumes and hoping they would get a call for their interview. The market is very competitive today, and everyone has a short attention span. In this … Continue reading “It is never just about the Resume.. How to Stand Out?”

Does Social Media help with your Job Hunting?

http://www.worklifenation.com/2009/05/job-hunt-20-5-reasons-its-not-just-about-social-media/ Thanks to Judy Martin and worklifenation.com for the original article. Excellent and simple article. The author talks about reasons why being on Social media is important for your career enhancement and job-hunt. Social Media does not only mean posting your pictures on Facebook 🙂 KEY POINTS Social Media adds to your already existing resume … Continue reading “Does Social Media help with your Job Hunting?”

What are some things you need to do in your next Job Interview?

http://www.workcoachcafe.com/2008/05/19/15-things-i-look-for-when-i-interview-people/ Excellent article from www.workcoachcafe.com. In this article, the author talks about some basic and extremely important tips about Interviewing. Some of these points would sound cliche and common sense, but you would be surprised, how many people actually miss them in an interview, and then they wonder why they did not get the job. … Continue reading “What are some things you need to do in your next Job Interview?”

Is there any such thing as Career Safety net?

http://therevolutionaryclub.com/blog/your-career-safety-net-is-a-myth-its-time-to-change-your-thinking Thanks Christie Mims and therevolutionaryclub.com for the original article. With a New Year 2014 around the horizon, it is a good idea to think about where you are in-terms of your career, more importantly where you want to end up to be. Most people get in the wrong mindset of thinking about Safety net … Continue reading “Is there any such thing as Career Safety net?”