Assess Before You Say Yes

Last Diwali, Anish was really excited. He was moving into a new organisation. Cutting-edge industry, a challenging role, excellent Evaluate money…. Okay, he knew he had to relocate alone to Mumbai. His family was not willing to leave their home in Indore to live in an unknown city, while Anish worked 12-hour days.

By the time he went home for Christmas, Anish had an appointment to meet his old boss in Indore to see if he could return to his earlier job. He was questioning his judgement in accepting the new role.

Sounds familiar? Why do job applicants often face disappointment soon after accepting a ‘job of their dreams’? Here are a few common myths and errors that a job seeker should assess before pursuing a career switch. Continue reading

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Make Your Resume Work For You

 Resumes have two objectives:Resume Writing

  • Ensure you get called for that interview
  • Subtle indication of your personality / soft skills

A hiring manager is very busy. He has 50 resumes to sift through, deal with multiple meetings and manage regular business all at the same time. He is going to ‘glance’ through each resume which lands on his desk. You want to make sure he gets excited, wants to read it in a bit more detail and YES… invite you for an interview.

A resume also reflects your personality. While reading a resume, subconsciously first impressions are being formed:

Structure – demonstrates thinking skills

Flow – logic Continue reading