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How To: Tailor your resume to the job

In this video, we learn how to tailor your resume to the job you want. Whether you love this or hate it, you need to do this correctly to help land the job you want. Don't give a general resume for a job, tailor it to the exact job you are applying for. The more you can cater to the job, the better your chances will be to get the job. Change the descriptions and information you list on your resume so you have the correct skills for that job and you will stick out in the crowd. Just by doing t...

How To: Write and post a winning resume & cover letter

In this video, we learn how to write a winning resume and cover letter. First, you want to remember that your resume online needs to be keyword rich, so you will have greater chances of getting an interview. To find keywords for your resume, look up different job descriptions to change your resume to fit that specific job. List your specific qualities that make you the best candidate for that job. For your cover letter, make sure you always send it along with your resume. You want to capture ...

How To: Adjust your resume to the job

Some people are hesitant about changing their resume and editing certain things in or out; they feel it's like cheating. It's not. Changing up your resume is perfectly acceptable as long as you don't lie or make false claims about your history. Tailoring your resume is about putting yourself in a context the company feels will suit them the best.

How To: Make your resume stand out

In this video, we learn how to make your resume stand out. If you can't hire a professional, use these secrets to stand out of the crowd. Emphasize your unique value and play up keywords that make you stand out. Create a document that will get you interviews. Before you begin, make sure you have your information from school and work ready, so you can reference it in your resume. Also print out target job descriptions to help you write down notes and outlines. Using these tips will help you wr...

How To: Perfect the elevator job pitch

They say you have to be in the right place at the right time... how about an elevator? If you happen to run into your ideal employer or business partner, in an elevator – or anywhere else for that matter – you'll have about 30 seconds or less to wow them. Here's how to do it.

How To: Deal with a flirtatious boss or sexual harassment

He's not exactly demanding sexual favors, but his flirting is getting really gross. What's a girl who likes her job to do? You will need diplomacy and documentation. Assess his behavior. Now, don’t be offended, but we have to ask: Is he really coming on to you, or is he just a sociable, flirtatious kind of guy? If it’s the latter, just ignore it. Do your part to keep the relationship professional. Don't chat about how your last two boyfriends cheated on you and then expect him to know that di...

How To: Hack Your Resume to Fool Keyword-Hunting Robots & Land Yourself More Interviews (The Evil Way)

If you thought humans were reading your résumé, think again. Robots do, and their one solitary objective is to systematically crush the hopes and dreams of those who don't make the cut. Instead of paying a few humans to read thousands of résumés over a couple weeks, many companies use computer programs that can do the job in less than an hour. In fact, at least 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies use what they call an applicant-tracking system, aka rejection machines.

How To: Make a cover letter for your résumé

A cover letter is a quick description as to why this resume is better for a particular job position than all the other resumes, so having specific job position details in it is very important. Write a cover letter specific to each job application by using these tips from a career adviser in this free video on job guidance.

How To: Make a video resume with free online tools

Gus Cawley shares the ways to make a video resume with the help of free online tools. 1. Log in to YouTube. 2. Click upload and select quick capture. 3. Click the record button (be sure to have good lighting, good background and a high quality microphone for a more effective recording) 4. State the information of your resume. 5. Click the red square button to stop the recording then choose publish. 6. Edit the information of the video. In the description, put your contact details and informat...

How To: Write a related-experience resume when job hunting

In this clip, you'll learn how to write a related-experience résumé when searching for a job. Finding a job can be a tough task even in the best of times. Whether you're out of work or are simply looking to land your dream job, you're sure to be well served by this clip, which discusses few tried and true techniques and best practices for job seeking.

How To: Cold call a company that you want to interview with when looking for a job

In this clip, you'll learn how to make "cold calls" when searching for a job, a technique that can be surprisingly effective. Finding a job can be a tough task even in the best of times. Whether you're out of work or are simply looking to land your dream job, you're sure to be well served by this clip, which discusses few tried and true techniques and best practices for job seeking.

How To: Write a verification letter for an employee

If you're running a business and have employees, chances are you may have to write up a Employment Verification Letter. The tricky part is knowing what to put down on the letter itself. In this video you will learn what layout you will need and the information to put into the letter including: Company Letter Head, contact information, description of the employee's duties, ect.

How To: Answer the "Why do you want to work for us?" question

You could be going into a job interview with the wrong ideas. This video, however, teaches a person how to go into an interview and have a higher chance of landing the job. Learn how to go into the job with the right mindset. You can make the job interviewer see you're serious about working for their company, and not the opposite by having the right mindset.

How To: Write a stunning resume and cover letter

Getting your dream job is reliant on impressing the hiring manager with a resume and cover letter. Make sure you tailor your resume for the specific job you're looking for, and format for maximum presentability. From title to reference, this video will help you get the job you've always wanted.

How To: Prepare an elevator speech to help your job search

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to develop an elevator speech. An elevator speech is a short prepared speech in which you "sell" yourself to others. The average elevator ride is no longer than 20 seconds, so your speech should be no longer than that. Your speech should describe who you are. Your name, if your meeting a new contact. It should explain what you have to offer, the skills that are relevant to the job you are seeking. What benefit will you provide. This video will benefit...

How To: Explain your biggest achievement in a job interview

Denham Resources illustrates some common mistakes that people make when answering a common and infamous job interview question: what is your biggest achievement? Rather than simply listing tips for answering the question, they use footage of a woman answering it poorly and highlight the mistakes that she makes as she goes along. He interview is deemed "the bad". In the follow-up video, deemed "the ugly," another video of an applicant illustrates just about the worst possible way to answer thi...

How To: Dress for a job interview

Monster.co.uk, a job site, and Color Me Beautiful bring you these tips to dress for a job interview. An important part of landing a job is how you present your self in an interview, so after you practice some interview questions and get your resume ready, you need to start thinking about what to wear.

How To: Answer the "How do you manage stress?" question

How you manage stress is very important. Stress is an important part of the work environment. It helps to keep you productive and motivated to get the job done. Stress helps to keep you focused on your goals for the job. Setting goals helps to produce necessary stress for the job. If there isn't enough stress, setting higher goals can help. Keeping stress balanced is important. If there's too much, you might need to take a step back and maybe go to lunch by yourself. After hours to relieve th...

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