If you were presented with an exciting job opportunity today, would you be able to submit your resume immediately to the recruiter? If not, you need to follow the tips in this article to keep your resume current. Remember, even if you are happy in your career, you may still have need of an updated resume. Your company could ask for a resume as they consider you for a promotion. Many professional organizations ask to review your resume as a requirement for membership. And you never know when you might bump into someone recruiting for your “dream job”. In each of these decisions, you need to be able to submit an accurate, current resume fast! Here are some tips on keeping your resume ready at all times:
Towards the end of your job interview, most likely the interviewer will give you a chance to ask a couple questions. Too often, candidates begin to stumble and stutter at this point because they did not prepare any questions for the interviewer. This is not the last impression you want to leave on an interviewer. Below are a few general questions you can ask at the end of any job interview:
1)How would you define success for this role? This question can be used for any position you are applying to. You are essentially trying to get an understanding of how your performance will be measured if you were to land the job.
It’s a new year! Many of you may be considering new career options as a goal for 2017.
If you are applying to a new job, you need to make sure your resume presents the best image of you in the mind of a hiring manager or HR professional. Below are a few mistakes to avoid as you get your resume ready for your next round of job applications:
1. Using company or industry jargon without a definition.
This is particularly an issue with professionals in specialized fields like engineering, science, finance, architecture.