How to avoid basic mistakes in resume?

He pointed out to Priya the two mistakes that Guru had told him earlier. These mistakes were not using all the space provided for Title/ Headline and not using enough keywords. In addition to this, he noticed one additional problem with the headlines of these fresher. He said to Priya, “The fresher here are only […]

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Are you planning a blind date with your Career?

“12 years of school life, 4 years of college life and for some people like Jai additional 1-2 years of education. Of these 16 years, how much time was given to educate you on how to hunt for jobs and build your career?” “Not even a single day!”  Jai said angrily. No wonder, I am […]

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Do not miss out on key skills

“There is another important area which candidates miss out,” Guru said. This is the key skills area. The key skills area is below the headline section on the job-sites when you create your profile. While searching for a suitable profile to fill a job vacancy at hand, recruiters use key skills required for that job. […]

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Never underestimate the power of the headline

Guru said, “Your title/headline is the first thing recruiters will see about your profile.” It is true indeed. The first thing that recruiters see when they see your profile on the recruiters’ panel of a job-site is the title or headline of your profile. Most jobsites put the maximum word limit of 250 words when […]

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90% of success is about showing up

Guru said, “90% of success is about showing up.” In the case of job-hunting, 90% of success is really about showing up on job-sites. Many candidates desire good jobs without even caring to have their profile on job-sites. These days, actually, showing up on job-sites is not enough. One also needs to have a presence […]

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Do you have an insider’s view of a job-site?

India is the nation with highest population of youth in the world.  According to a United Nations report of 2014, there are 356 million people in India who are in the age group of 18-24 years. And because there are so many young people there is so much job-hunting going on. The young need the […]

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Have your resume uploaded on all leading job-sites

There are many job-sites in India. Prominent among these job-sites are Shine.com, Naukri.com, Monster.com and TimesJobs.com. It is important that your profile is there on each of these major job-sites. Many job-seekers make the mistake of having their profile only on one job-site. This reduces their chances of getting a good job. Sometimes job-sites, that […]

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