It is that time of the year when students are appearing for their placement interviews. It is a nervous yet exciting time of their lives. So I thought of making a video that is so relevant to the interview process – 3 mistakes to avoid in a resume. Before I start with the tips, here is a very important fact you should know:
Being stuck in one’s career is one of the worst places to be.
Lot of questions. But no answers!
But in today’s times there are a variety of options to follow and myriad ways to break into the next level. The level YOU aspire to be at.
First of all, how do you know if are ready for the next level in your career? Here are a few signs:
- You feel unhappy and dissatisfied with your current work
- You’ve been at it for quite some time now
- Your work feels repetitive
- You think you can do/achieve more
- Your potential doesn’t seem to be getting utilised to the fullest
- You want more in your life and career
So what do we do?
Let’s accept it – the rules for men and women are different!
And when you read books by Sheryl Sandberg and Jessica Bennett, you realise that the struggle is real. Women across the world face the same challenges at the work place. But there are a few things that you should do as a woman to ensure that your presence counts. And people listen when you begin to talk. Here are a few things you can do:
Placement interviews can be stressful but also interesting times. Facing interviews for the first time should be exciting for anyone.
And there is nothing a little preparation can’t help crack the dreaded placement interviews.
I have put together some relevant tips to help you focus on important areas of preparation. You can also follow my series on placement interviews on Linkedin Pulse.
I’d like to start by helping you with a little fact that can have a huge impact on our preparation.
PRO TIP: Recruiters spend only 6 SECONDS scanning a resume before they decide to select or reject it.
The best of us need to take a break sometimes.
Rather, it is a good idea to take breaks and come back fresh and rejuvenated!
And this is one such break that I’m taking for a few weeks. It’s only a few weeks! By the time, the glow of Diwali lights fade, you’ll see me back in action. And better than ever!
A brand new look of the blog, brand new videos on my channel and brand new posts on the blog! So yeah! Patience is a virtue and good things come in their own time.
There are so many things that you can do while new posts don’t appear on this blog. Here they are:
Hello everyone! My last post was a recap on all the things that have happened on this blog. But with 200+ posts, I thought of making this quick reference guide to the content here. Although the search tab at the end of the home page works great too. Still I decided to pick up the most popular and important posts in useful categories like presentation, coaching, communication, speaking, reading, vocabulary building etc. So spending 10 minutes on this blog post can help you learn a great deal about improving your soft skills and communication.