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Smart tips to write a good job resume

If you're wanted to change jobs or switch careers to a new company, you will definitely see job advertisements in newspapers or job information in various websites. In addition you have a skill or work experience, then the first thing you would do is write a resume, so the interviewer get a first impression about yourself. Good resume will give you an opportunity to get a chance for a job interview. 

A résumé can also be categorized as a "marketing tool" about yourself, so that it can gives the first impression for human resources staff, if you are interesting to be called for the first interview. Therefore you write a resume that must meet certain requirements and be able to demonstrate, if you empolyable. 

On your resume also also clearly written that you meet the qualifications, education, skills, and experience also meet professional standards in the position you are applying. In addition, of course you apply for jobs that fit the needs of the company. To gives good impression, then the font and text on a resume is an important role. Therefore, please choose a professional font in a size 11 or 12. Times New Roman is the classic serif font, Arial or Calibri while are two of the better choices for sans-serif. Many job seekers who do not know this, and they choose a font that is too "stylish", so that your resume will look like the brochure.
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You may make two kinds of fonts in the text that you type, preferably a maximum of two fonts only. There are suggested, and it seems it's a better idea, that if you want to show the highlights of your resume, you can use a bold or Italic on a particular word that you want to emphasize. It’s important to highlight specific skills, attributes, and experiences you have that would be an asset to your new employer.

 WikiHow suggest to you, that when you create a heading, then you have to make sure, that the headings at the top of your resume the which gives all of your contact information Including your name, address, email, and phone number. Your name should be in a slightly larger size - either 14 or 16 point font. If you have both, list your home and cell phone numbers. Unless you are a graphic designer, there's no need to over-think the design of your one-pager. Contact info, the latest two or three jobs with responsibilities, education, and hobbies done. Segment out in the page titles, use bullet points if you will, and the make that one page as simple to read as possible. 

 If you do not have actual work experience or are still within 5 years out of undergrad, you better not hide your GPA. According to financialsamurai; Hiding bad your GPA is a 90% guarantee of getting your resume tossed because it shows that you think reviewers are stupid enough to not realize your grades are missing. Honesty and innocence you sometimes will help you to get a job in a particular field, you even have a chance to be accepted to work at the company. If you'll work hard, and can demonstrate achievements, you are also likely to get a higher position. 

Perhaps you are wondering about the length of a resume, then you do not need to worry because there is no theory about it. According to youthcentral, A resume varies in length depending on your experience and education. If you have not worked much before, one or two pages is best, but three pages is okay if you've got a lot of study and work behind you. If your resume is only one page, as long as it's well-presented it might get better results than a two-page resume full of unnecessary information.

 Important note:

 Make sure you include your photo, your smartphone number and type your address correctly, as well as e-mail address, so you can easily be reached. While you wait for certainty for job interview, you can still look for job information online, or from newspapers and information from colleagues or your family.
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Tips for a successful job interview

Congratulations you have got the chance of employment, and you will go through the stages of a job interview. Why do you get a job interview? 
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There are Many reasons why you got a job interview. Perhaps because of your resume and previous work experience are very impressive candidates for your boss, or because you are a fresh graduate from college or university?

The job interview is an important process before you are accepted as an employee, so the job interview preparation is very important. If you have good preparation, then you will be more confident when you meet the interviewer. It could be you will be interviewed by one person or by some of people, depending on your job description.

Are you ready? In fact people who are already experienced would be nervous when receiving a job interview. Hence, prepare yourself with the maximum because while doing job interviews are the main points to be one determinant of your success.
The job interview is one of the most thrilling moments for people. To support success in a job interview, the necessary readiness to support the emergence of self-confidence and comfort in answering any questions from the interviewer. Anything you can do to maximize readiness tests ahead of a job interview?

Some important tips
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An Interview Strategy: Telling Stories

Hi, how are you today? I would like to share a fantastic article about job interview. If you like this article, don't forget to share with your friends and family. 

A Job Interview Is Not an Interrogation   

If you read many books on job interviews, you'll notice that some feed you lists of interview questions that you should learn answers to. But an interview is not an interrogation; it's a conversation. Thus, I believe the best way to prepare for an interview is to come armed with a multitude of small stories about both your business and personal life.

Conversation Wins the Job
Competency-based interviews, as opposed to traditional interviews, have become more common today. In a traditional interview, the interviewer will ask you questions focused on whether you have the skills and knowledge needed to do the job. A competency-based interview goes further by asking you additional questions about your character and personal attributes that can better determine whether you fit their corporate culture. These are called "behavioral competencies."

A competency-based interviewer will spend about half the interview on your job skills, and about half on your behavioral competencies. He or she will be looking for evidence of how you have acted in real situations in the past. So having your stories ready to go, and discussing them during a conversation between two equals, plays very well for this type of interview.

The Interviewer's Priorities

An employer wants to find out:
• Are you an asset or liability? In other words, will you either make money or save money for the company?
• Are you a team player? Will you fit into the corporate hierarchy or be like sand in the gears? Can you take and give (if appropriate) orders?
• Will you fit into the company culture? They don't want prima donnas.

Your Story Strategy

The best way for an interviewer to get answers to the questions above is for you, the interviewee, to take the initiative. You should have several personal stories that you can tell as examples of your successes, and each story should last between 30 to 90 seconds.

You should start by developing your stories around these areas:
• Examples of when you either made money or saved money for your current or previous employer.
• A crisis in your life or job and how you responded or recovered from it.
• A time where you functioned as part of a team and what your contribution was.
• A time in your career or job where you had to overcome stress.
• A time in your job where you provided successful leadership or a sense of direction.
• A failure that occurred in your job and how you overcame it.
• Any seminal events that happened during your career to cause you to change direction and how that worked out for you.

Actions speak louder than words. Your actions in the past -- relayed in story form -- will tell a company much more than any generic response. Your stories will give the interviewer the tangible examples he or she seeks, and they will convey a very strong sense of your individuality, making you stand out more.

Written by Joe Turner
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Job Interview

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After submitting a job application, you get a chance to be called by the human resources staff for a job interview. You must be happy with the call, so you have to prepare yourself. Some tips that you might need to consider. If you are given a question as described below, then you need to consider the tips and answers you would have to say at the interview.  
1. How much salary do you ask?
Answer: Please indicate the magnitude realistic salary. Look the interviewer's eyes, specify the number, and stop talking. Do not lie about the salary you receive from your previous work (if you're already working). If you feel that your salary in an office that is now too small, give a reasonable explanation.
2. Where do you see yourself five years from now?
Answer: Draw a realistic position. About two-three positions on the position you are applying for now. Do not include the ideals that had nothing to do with your job application, for instance, want to be a soap star or become a novelist. Irrelevant answers show you'll appear out of focus.
3. What is your most notable strengths?
Answer: Select your potential relevant to the field of work you are applying for. Avoid generic response as acknowledgment that you are a hard worker. Better, give a response in the form of, "I have always been enslaved list of my own work. You can answer: Because, I do not want to go home before the completion of all work at the office. "
4. What are your most obvious shortcomings?
Answer: Do not tell me you're a perfectionist (indicating that you're a snob). Better to be honest and mention your weaknesses. For example, you are not so good in math, so you deal with a calculator.
5. Why would you want to leave your previous work?
Answer: Remember not to express negative information. If in fact it is, say the word 'positive', for example, that you do not see any 'space' in which you can grow. Then, explain why you think that the work in this new office gives a better chance.
6. Do you have a question?    
Answer: Give at least two questions that focused on the new office. For example, you ask if the office has had a website. Alternatively, you can also question the presence of the CEO that you know just elevated - is made ​​the better the company's performance, and the like. Do not ask about your own interests, for example, whether your career will flourish there.
7. When facing a job interview, remember that neatly dressed, wear deodorant if you have a problem with body odor. Half an hour before the interview remember to drink water and enjoy a mint candy that your mouth feels comfortable and free of bad breath.       Confidence and prayer before the job interview is the additional capital so that you succeed. If you've got a new job, remember with whom I drink coffee in a cafe on the corner of the street. I will also pray for you so that you will be more successful in the future.                                                                                            
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Salary negotiation

When someone applying for a job, whether for the first time or because they want to change jobs, there will be an interview session to negotiate a salary. It is normal if you are working in private enterprise, not government agencies because the government already has a definite standard that is not negotiable.

Everyone wants a high salary. When interviewing, you should consider many things, especially when it comes to salary. Some important things that get attention are as follows:

1. Is the company a big company and has long operated.
2. The type of industry or business of the company.
3. Are local companies or joint ventures (global company)?
4. Do you already have accurate information about the job position you are applying?
5. What educational background and experience required for the position.
6. Have you experienced or recently graduated from high school or university and the skills you have.
7. Do you know the salary standard in the industry or position or job you are applying for today?
8. You also need to know, whether there is in addition to basic salary, is there any health insurance, other benefits such as allowances job positions, there may be service vehicles that you can use for your work and so on

Perhaps there is also a trial period before you are accepted as permanent employees. There are companies that use this system, such as a trial period of 3 months or one month.

If you already understand the things mentioned above, and then you will know the strategy for the interview so that you can does it right? If you already have experience and expertise, you have a good position to negotiate salary and other benefits such as car loan, housing loan, etc. If your experience has not been long enough, then you should consider more flexible. It also depends on yourself, do you really want to stick with your own. Have you not noticed that so many people who want your position.

Other tips for success at the time of negotiation, you should have enough faith and confidence. Note also the way you behave, sincere smiles, body language, how you sit and walk. Do all those well without overdoing it? Make sure you arrive at the interview at least 30 minutes before the appointed time so that enough time to organize your breath, check the neatness of clothes and your hair. If you are a woman, then you need to check the makeup to look fresh and natural.

Before you do that, you may need to discuss with your friends who've experienced so that you get additional tips. This will help you to get a job with an appropriate salary. What you do will also be an effect on your career in the future.
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