Once you are prepared for applying for a particular position and build a know-how about the employer, you can get down to writing your motivational letter. Currently, LinkedIn and other platforms for job seekers try to rule out the necessity to write a letter. However, motivational letters are the key part of the job application process. Even if you don’t need a letter, it is a wonderful preparation for the job interview.
Many people get tattoos these days as a form of self-expression. However, despite the growing popularity of tattoos, exhibiting tattoos in the workplace in visible spots on the body is still not welcome in multiple professions. Therefore, if you are considering getting a visible tattoo, it’s essential to research and ensure that it won’t limit your job prospects. In this article, we review the main branches of the job market in which you can get yourself into trouble by proudly wearing a tattoo and list the reasons why this is so.
Many professionals wonder: “Am I good enough for this job? Perhaps, I am just not competitive enough… I am too young, too old, too inexperienced, too experienced, I have too few jobs on my resume, I have too many jobs on my resume…” They blame themselves for every rejection they get in the recruitment process. Well, surprise surprise: more often than not, this is not the case! The vast majority of such cases boil down to the wrong pitch. The recruitment process is a game with quite simple rules when you think about it.
The tips we usually list on this blog, help in finding and landing good jobs. But, they won’t let you maneuver between your current and future employers with class — without hurting anyone’s feelings and leaving everyone involved in the process with warm thoughts about you. So, how to make sure that you know the rules of savoir-vivre in the job application process and that you won’t ruffle any feathers in the process of looking for a new job?
Today, you can connect with other professionals via LinkedIn, look for jobs, find top professionals of all sorts, exchange resumes, and learn new skills to enhance your repertoire of professional competencies. Companies search for talent on LinkedIn. Startup founders search for business partners, from co-founders to private investors. Since LinkedIn has become the to-go-to place for professionals, presenting yourself in a good light on the platform is crucial to your professional development. With this tutorial, you will build your professional profile on LinkedIn like a pro!
We are clearly on the edge of recession. Small businesses will probably get hit by this recession even more than large companies. Small entrepreneurs will need to go through harder times than most employees. Do you have a friend or a family member with a small business? Would you like to help them — but without spending your own funds or investing too much of your own time?
Are you an office, white-collar employee who tends to feel exhausted, overwhelmed, or unproductive at work? Well, it might be nothing else than a form of impostor syndrome. Perhaps you are much more capable and productive than you think! Anyway, it can always get even better! So, how to quickly improve your productivity when working in the office? In this article, we introduce 11 REAL tricks for how to boost your productivity when working in the office – right here, right now. Some of them are backed by science, and some are backed by common sense only!
Officially, Community Manager means “the liaison between a brand and its followers on social media.” No wonder the trend for hiring a person who is assigned specifically to communicate with the clients and followers on the team, was born in the early days of social media — in the 2000s when Facebook, YouTube, and other leading social media platforms kicked off.
The startup culture naturally adopted community management as part of the game. After all, every startup needs a proper hustler. So, what are the responsibilities of a Community Manager? What are the common features of top community managers? How to land this job, and what perks and pitfalls can you expect?
Are you an introvert looking for a way to make a living in a cosy and friendly community? You are not the only one! According to the study by Myers-Briggs, 8 different types of introverts make up for about 50% of the whole population. In this article, we are listing the 23 top positions that best suit the nature and natural abilities of introverts, and that you can choose as an introvert without disturbing your mental health.
How come some people always pass the recruitment process …and they don’t even have a Hollywood smile? Some people seem to have developed a secret formula for getting hired — they always land jobs with incredible ease! Is there any common secret to this phenomenon?
Well, these people just know the sentiment and understand what employers’ needs are and what they want to hear. There is a number of secret phrases which can single-handedly convince the Hiring Manager that you are the person they were looking for. They all might sound innocent at first but are really powerful when you give them a thought.
In the professional world, it can be hard to find the time to absorb quality information on the philosophy, lifestyle, and history that help us improve the way we live. In this article, we would like to briefly introduce the central concepts in Confucianism and explain how it can be relevant for building career development strategies in the job market of today.