Career Mantras

Why you should opt for professional services for preparing your LinkedIn profile

If you wish to create valuable job opportunities for yourself, then you certainly need a LinkedIn profile!! When recruiters search LinkedIn for potential employees in your line of work, you would definitely want them to find you - and then choose you. Business organizations and independent recruiters look at multiple channels to tap potential candidates. Organizations & individuals seek prospective contacts for various reasons including recruiting, business ventures, lead-generation, know.. More
Posted by:  Sneha Shetty Date:Aug 03, 2015

How to Write an Effective Cover Letter

  A Cover Letter is a very crucial part of your job-application that the recruiter would review. It is a summarized document of your resume and clearly gives what your career expectations are. A well-written Cover Letter enables your resume to stand out from the rest. It helps the recruiter to clearly understand your profile. This can help your profile to get shortlisted for the next process. "A well-written Cover Letter enables your resume to stand out from the rest. It he.. More
Posted by:  Sneha Shetty Date:Jul 28, 2015

How to write a Winning Resume

  Remember... A resume is your marketing tool to showcase your Professional / Career Profile. This covers your Qualifications, Skills, Competencies, Experience & Significant Achievements in your Career. The resume is your first point of interaction with a prospective employer.   On an average, an employer spends only a few seconds looking at a resume. To catch the employer's attention, the resume must be Simple, Readable, Comprehensive and Positive... More
Posted by:  Reema Fernandes Date:Jul 16, 2015

Reasons why you don’t hear from recruitment consultants

There must have umpteen number of times when you have applied for a job and then hit a wall…absolutely no response from the Recruiter or Hiring Manager. You have been sending mail after mail for feedback. Your calls / messages remain unanswered. It definitely can be very frustrating!   If the recruiter does not revert to your job application, you need not take it personally. If you're very lucky, you might have a preliminary email exchange with the recruiter and then never ever.. More
Posted by:  Sneha Shetty Date:Jul 09, 2015

Is your LinkedIn profile more valuable than your Resume?

  LinkedIn is fast becoming the weapon-of-choice for recruiters and hiring managers globally. Usually the first thing a recruiter does after going through your resume is look up your profile on LinkedIn. The question of whether LinkedIn profiles are replacing traditional resumes is one which is being widely debated in the global recruitment community with both sides providing strong arguments. In the Indian context however, while LinkedIn adoption is on the rise, it is still a long .. More
Posted by:  Mahak Kewalramani Date:Jul 09, 2015

Why should you opt for a Professional Resume Writing Service?

A resume showcases your professional profile including your accomplishments, strengths and career objectives. The Resume is the very first stage of contact with a prospective employer. A thoughtful, well-written resume can do the initial talking for you and would differentiate you as a candidate from rest of the crowd!   "A well-written resume reflects clarity of thought, strongly brings out career highlights and greatly improves prospects for caree.. More
Posted by:  Sneha Shetty Date:Jun 19, 2015

How to Ace a Phone / Skype Interview

  Phone interviews are fairly common these days, especially at the initial screening round of the hiring process. CVs are the first step in the hiring process and become the basis for further processes. Hiring Mangers prefer phone interviews because they save time and quickly eliminate candidates who are unlikely to meet the company’s expectations. As a candidate, you might also prefer a phone interview since you can interview from the comfort of your own home in a more relaxin.. More
Posted by:  Mahak Kewalramani Date:Jun 19, 2015

Dealing with Interview Rejection

We can all relate to this situation. You work hard preparing for an interview. You go through one or multiple assessment rounds and interviews, building hope with each successive round. You think you were well prepared and whole process went off well. You can already picture yourself in your new role. Yet the outcome is not what you hoped for and a rejection email pops up when you least expect it. It is easy to get disheartened and demotivated on facing rejection. A job search can be a long a.. More
Posted by:  Mahak Kewalramani Date:Jun 17, 2015

Understanding & Dealing with Recruitment Firms / Consultants

India has over 50,000 Recruitment Firms (as per the data of Recruitment Firms registered with the Indian Service Tax authorities). Each recruitment firm has its own domain specialisation, geography of operations & client base. Recruitment Firms vary in size from one-person set-ups to large-headcount multi-city set-ups. Role of Recruitment Firms (from a candidate's point of view): The primary role of a Recruitment Firm is to identify the best-fit candidates on behalf of their client.. More
Posted by:  Prakash Kewalramani Date:Jun 12, 2015
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