Career Advise

Does Your Resume Says Pick Me

With the passing time, India has experienced a rise in the unemployment level. However, there are countless reasons of the same but; lack of creating a powerful impression among the employers is one of the common causes, as well.

The best solution to this issue is framing your profile in an accurate manner that not only leaves a noticeable mark among employers but also, brings you many steps closer to winning the job too.

When a job opening is posted, the company receives hundreds and thousands of resumes, some of which are rejected immediately by the recruiters after taking a

What’s Your Career Story!

Your resume is a biography of your work – it not only a story of experience, achievements, credibility and capability; but also goes about as an impetus in drawing an obvious conclusion of your experience for the recruiter/employer, who are endeavoring to comprehend your identity, what have you done in past and what are you equipped for doing in future.

Now, have a look at your resume – does it helps the person on the other side of table to quickly know who you are? Or are you sure they will go ahead and read your resume thoroughly?

It just …

Keep your personal branding tool (LinkedIn Profile) updated

LinkedIn plays a major role when it comes to recruitment. Earlier employers used to post a vacancy on job portals and receive a number of resumes from unqualified candidates. Now-a-days recruiters rely on LinkedIn and other social media to find the best candidate, out of the bunch of active prospects.

If you are looking out for a change, you not only require an updated resume but also an optimized LinkedIn profile. Many people think that we should keep our resume updated and handy, who cares about LinkedIn, who has got so much time to visit our profile. They have created …

The Other Side Of The Table

It’s time to prepare for an interview and you are busy polishing your skills! No doubt your experience and knowledge will play a significant role in winning that job, but why see only one side of the coin? Let me make this easier for you. Answer a simple question. What are the main elements of your focus while you are preparing for an interview? Questions that you may be asked? Resume? Interview attire? Well, a string of things like such run constantly on the mind of an interviewee, who wants to grab the much awaited job opportunity. It’s good to …

4 Things Recruiters Look For In A Resume

I connected with few of the recruiters over LinkedIn and asked them what they look for in a resume at the first glance. My purpose was to get an idea of the main areas they look for – what makes a good first impression!!

So, majority of them focused on the below areas, that they see in first 30 seconds:

  • Recent role.
  • Company recognition.
  • Overall experience.
  • Keywords.
  • Gaps.

Based on these, if they feel that the person is a good match – they flag that person for a follow-up and later on read their resume in-depth and connect on phone …