Indeed.com is now one of the biggest online job boards. Because when it comes to candidates being hired, Indeed delivers. Of course your resume will need to make its way over to this website, but how will you separate yourself from the thousands of other candidates? Here are some of the best tips and advice for posting your resume on Indeed and getting above the rest of the herd.
There are many things in life that we tend to overlook and brush off as not important. Primarily in the business world, small things like greetings, gestures, and simple mannerisms are what can be the difference between whether or not you secure a job. There are many simple gestures that ultimately reflect how a potential employer may perceive you as either a worthy or an unworthy candidate for the job.
When writing a professional email, the first impression is made before you even write the first line. Maybe you made your email address when you were young and never changed it, but “jacklaxguy98@hotmail” or “susiesunfl0wer@yahoo” could use a professional update. You want to make sure your email address is identifiable, so the person you are emailing will recognize that it’s you. You might be saying to yourself “I’ve written tons of emails in my life, I have this down already”. However, there are some key things to keep in mind when writing a professional email that you’ll want to make sure to remember. Here are 8 email tips that will help you build your professional persona!
You have entered your interview. Everything is going very well. You think you’ve nailed every question they have thrown at you. You are confident that the job is yours. Then this happens…
Your LinkedIn profile is an online representation of yourself that employers will often see before meeting for the first interview. Like a first impression, it is important that your LinkedIn showcases the abilities and persona you would like employers to see.
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With an increase in applicants and new technology, recruiters have turned to Applicant Tracking Software’s to sift through applications and choose the few that they deem are actually worth looking at. And now you’re thinking, “Well how do I get my application to stand out when it gets processed through this software?” The answer to that question starts with a t-chart. You want to first begin by making a t-chart of the company’s ideal candidate based off of the information given in the job posting, and what you have to offer that matches their requirements.
One of the most important parts of finding a job or internship is networking. It’s preached to us time and time again- make connections with employers and keep those connections. The easiest and most professional way to do this is through LinkedIn. LinkedIn is a social networking site, specifically designed for employers, job seekers, and all business professionals to connect. Think of it as a Facebook for the business world, with the intent to build and engage with professionals while establishing and maintaining your own business identity.
Frequently, the message on your answering machine is a future employer’s first impression of you. A truly remarkable voicemail is the first step to getting your dream job. As someone who frequently calls young professionals, I have heard many wonderful and striking voicemails. The following are some of the best. Before we get started, here are some helpful tips.
Why are you desired?
Many people view joining the military as an ultimatum to attending college, but is it? The answer is of course not! College degrees are increasingly important and can open opportunities for you that most of us never knew existed. As technology around the world progresses, the military is in need of more tech driven individuals who can help advance military operations through more efficient communication systems, data processing, logistics, and many more tech savvy areas. You’ve probably heard that serving in the military offers post-service college opportunities, but did you know that the military will also cover your student loans for serving post-college? The opportunities are endless! Here we have provided you with a list of a few current, and expanding positions you may be overlooking...
★ Construction- (Interior Electrician, Heavy Construction Equipment Operators, Concrete & Asphalt Equipment Operators, Carpentry and Masonry Specialists)
★ Engineering, Science & Technical- (Radio Operator, Satellite Communications Systems Operator, Information Systems Operator, Psychological Operations Specialists)
★ Electronic/Electrical Repair- (Aircraft Electrician, Avionic Communications Repair, Radio/Communications Security Repair)
★ Health Care- (Animal Care Specialists, Dental Specialists, Optical Laboratory Specialists, Pharmacy Specialists, Respiratory Specialists)
★ Human Resources- (Personnel Administration Specialists, Personnel Information System Management Specialists, Personnel Services Specialists)
★ Media & Public Affairs- (Multimedia Illustrators, Translator/Interpreters, Journalists, Combat Documentation/ Production Specialists, Civil Affairs Specialists, Musicians)
★ Transportation & Supply Services- (Watercraft Operators, Cargo Specialists, Food Service Operations, Laundry and Bath Specialists, Mortuary Affairs Specialists)
★ Protective Services- (Firefighters, Military Police, Internment/ Resettlement Specialists, Criminal Investigations Special Agents
*A more detailed and descriptive list can be found by clicking the following link: https://www.military.com/join-armed-force s/army-jobs.html
Want to Learn More?
We all remember the military recruiters in high-school sitting at the table outside the cafeteria or in the hallway. Most people don’t know that the majority of colleges also have a military recruiter that you can speak with about your interest in a potential service career. Individuals who prefer a specific branch may also go online to GoArmy.com,Navy.com, Airforce.com as well as USCG.mil; where you can locate the nearest military recruiter in your area. Here at Salisbury University students can go to the “Student Military and Veterans Association” located in Holloway Hall 125 to receive further information about the opportunities available for those interested. You may also contact AshleyRivera, PresidentoftheSMVAather SU email; email@example.com
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