When I was preparing to make a shift in my career, I was nervous because I felt as though I didn’t have enough relevant experience for my desired role. Luckily, I realized the tremendous amount of transferable skills I had learned from my internships and many years in the hospitality industry.
Transferable skills are
naturally learned skills that are non-job specific and can be used across any occupation. Many are commonly known as soft skills... see more
If you think you nailed that interview or the recruiter said,
Keep in touch, don't just sit and wait for the phone to ring with a job offer. Instead, be proactive. There are things you should do after a job interview that can increase the odds of getting a second interview or landing a job offer.
It's more of a test of your listening and typing skills. They provide a video guide instructing you on what to do. You do not have to type a certain amount of words per minute, they prefer you take your time (within the allotted time) to make sure your transcript is of the best quality. Once the testing is complete you can be emailed within a few days addressing your employment status.
I am trying to learn more about Amazon culture. When I read their job descriptions I find a disconnect between my current experience and where I want to go and I'm not sure how to proceed. I was hoping to get some advice from current/former employees.
I have worked in technical support for another tech giant and was very successful. I had high customer service marks and a high issue resolution metric. I was also trained as a team leader and... see more
List Job Skills Creatively On Your Resume
With the competition in the job market increasing for job seekers, it is crucial to grab the attention of the hiring manager if your resume has a chance. Employers are looking for resumes that showcase high quality skills and rich field experiences. To create a resume that stands out from the other candidates' resumes, focus on format and word choice.
A job candidate's skills and relevant knowledge are... see more
The skills needed to find a job are different than
the skills needed to do a job. Job Search Radio provides ways to improve your
job-hunting skills including job search preparation, writing great resumes, cover
letters and thank you letters, interviewing, how to answer tough interview
questions, coping with job boards, job search networking, branding, job search
mistakes– the many things you need to know to conduct an effective... see more
Despite my skills and education and talents. The only jobs I ever get or get offered it low wage minimum wage work. I am fed up with it. Tired of it. They all seem to be looking for personality archetypes over anything else here in the Puget Sound area. Like are you an extrovert or do you fit someone who has a high emotinal intelligence.
I have been asked by some of you whether it is more difficult nailing down a job after turning 50, and my answer to you is generally
yes. That said, we can make it easier on ourselves by being open to utilizing our years of experience and the skills we have developed in a wider and more broad spectrum. Experience can be a plus, but stagnation is a drawback. Be open to using your talents in various ways within the scope of various possible... see more
What is the most effective way to market my skills in today's job market when everything is