February 27, 2015 by William Frierson
While it is true that it is still pretty early in the school year for most college students, those finals and the last days of the school year are just around the corner. It is easy to plan out how you will address the class requirements, but sometimes the other aspects of life are missed or not given as much attention and you may find yourself “throwing it together” when faced with projects at the end of the year.
One of those areas is the dorm room or suite that you have occupied and that you won’t be needing in the summer. Even if you have already graduated (congratulations!), you may not have found that next place to live, or if you have, you may be wondering if this is your final destination. Speaking from experience, that choice of where to live can sometimes change a few times in life, especially as it relates to jobs! Continue Reading
February 23, 2015 by William Frierson
Vehicle inspection agencies only hire qualified individuals. You need to have the right academic qualifications and enough experience. You must also have worked in a related field for at least 5 years. It is advisable to ensure that you have all the required qualifications prior to applying for any post.
The career road map of becoming a certified vehicle inspector requires you to attend various reputable educational and training institutions. You should consult experts in the field or friends who work in the same fields for the ideal leads. Continue Reading
February 20, 2015 by William Frierson
Handling yourself with poise during a job interview takes preparation and practice. Not only do you have to do your research on the company and the position, you also have to practice your answers to tough interview questions. Before you go on your next interview, make sure that you have prepared answers to the following interview questions: Continue Reading
February 10, 2015 by William Frierson
In its simplest of terms, an interview is a conversation between a potential employee and a prospective employer. In today’s modern age, getting to the interview is a huge achievement. As there are thousands of candidates who apply for a single job, getting an opportunity of an interview is something that the candidates should really feel thankful for and also take it seriously. Many people, when they get the interview call usually end up taking it very casually and then missing their chance to get a very decent job by throwing it in a waste of over- confidence. Continue Reading
January 29, 2015 by William Frierson
Whether you’re a returning student or about to embark on your freshman year of education, how you prepare before the academic year starts can have a big impact on your productivity throughout the term. Below you’ll find three tips for helping you get ready to go back to school. Continue Reading
December 31, 2014 by William Frierson
If you did not get an entry level job or other position of employment this year, then chances are your job search was missing something. What could you have done wrong that turned employers off from you as a job candidate? What could you have done differently that would have left them with a more favorable impression of you? That is what you need to figure out going into the new year. Here are some mistakes that may have kept you from getting hired in 2014. Continue Reading
December 17, 2014 by William Frierson
Tools like Skype and Google Hangouts have made online video nearly as easy to use as Facebook. That’s leading more employers to replace some in-person meetings with video interviews. The advantages are obvious: Managers get the opportunity to have a conversation that feels a lot more personal than a telephone interview, without the time and expense that often come with an in-person visit.
Like any other interview, video conversations require preparation. Indeed, they need as much planning as a personal interview. Here are the things you need to consider. Continue Reading
December 16, 2014 by William Frierson
For anyone approaching college graduation looking to step straight into the world of work, it’s surely about time you began an active job search. However, as many of you begin writing your first resume, you may start to feel that a lack of professional experience is going to jeopardize your chances of landing an interview.
Job-hunting with minimal experience has always been difficult, regardless of the economic climate, and with record levels of graduates entering the American job market, your concerns are well founded. However, it’s not all bad news. The growth of websites like LinkedIn now offer new ways in which you can network within a specific industry, and a plethora of job board websites also help open the door to more job openings than ever before. If you prepare well and do the right things early on, it’s quite possible to land a really great job fresh out of college. However, this preparation means taking immediate action to gain the experience you need, along with writing an inspirational resume that a fairly represents your potential as an applicant. Continue Reading
December 10, 2014 by William Frierson
Finishing university sends people in a variety of different directions. Some people miss the academic setting they are leaving, but others yearn to begin their working lives. Fortunately, options for both types of people have increased dramatically as the world has become more connected. For some students, pursuing work or additional training abroad can lead to exciting opportunities that they might not have access to in their home countries. Before jumping on a plane, though, graduates should consider a few important issues. Continue Reading
November 18, 2014 by William Frierson
Employers are constantly looking to hire the best and brightest people to help their companies succeed. While they might have certain candidates in mind, it is important for them not to forget about those who have served our country. Veterans who are transitioning from military life to civilian life might have the skills and experience employers need to fill job openings. They do not want a hand out, just a hand up in preparing to enter the job market. Continue Reading