Career Mantras

How You Should Handle Gaps In Your Resume

Your resume is your personal marketing tool showcasing your Skills, Qualification and Experience. If you have gaps in either your education or your career, remember.... “Honesty is the best policy” hence, do not try and cover up the same assuming that people will not notice.  Honesty and transparency are essential qualities a hiring manager looks for in a prospective employee. Hence, better start with honesty from the very first step: your CV.  Instead of co.. More
Posted by:  Reema Fernandes Date:Nov 03, 2015

Importance of Body Language in a Job Interview

More often we are under the impression that interviewers are more focused on what we speak than on how we speak. But in fact, the recruiter tries to understand the interviewee first by body language and secondly by the answers one generates on being asked a question. These days a number of candidates for a job opening have relevant qualification, experience and skills. But what decides the candidate-selection is the correct projection of your personality & confidence. This is reflected in wh.. More
Posted by:  Reema Fernandes Date:Oct 16, 2015

How to Successfully use Online Job Portals to Land that Dream Job

There’s no denying that online job portals have made life easier for job seekers. You have 24/7 access to vacancies across industries, functions, levels and geographies at the click of a button. Advanced search capabilities make it easier to find, browse and narrow in on relevant vacancies. However searching for jobs online can also be an extremely frustrating process. Once a vacancy is posted online, thousands of job seekers see the same ad and apply for the same vacancy. Your profile get.. More
Posted by:  Mahak Kewalramani Date:Oct 15, 2015

What Recruiters Look For In Your Social Profile and What You Should Do About It

  Social media is no longer just to post your weekend pictures and share cat memes. Recruiters are jumping on the bandwagon too and they are scouring social media to scope out potential employees. According to a recent study by LinkedIn India, recruiters’ use of social professional networks as a source of quality hires has grown over 4 years to become the #1 source, at par with internet job boards. So it is imperative for you to understand what recruiters are looking for online.. More
Posted by:  Mahak Kewalramani Date:Oct 12, 2015

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
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