Recruiter Raya's Blog – December 2016 Archive (4)

FIVE NETWORKING TIPS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

not yo momma's networking tips

Now that you have your degree and have put your career into motion, how do you keep it in motion? Why, networking of course! You can find mentors and career growth opportunities just by keeping in touch with the people you’ve met over the course of your career. Networking doesn’t have to be a business card grab-game with sweaty palms and awkward elevator speeches. It’s the 21st Century and time to update your definition of networking with these five ways to…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on December 28, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

SEVEN KEY INDICATORS FOR HIRING THE RIGHT PERSON FOR THE JOB

**This Guest Post originally appeared on March 24th at akraya.com/blog**

In 2012, popular job board and employment advice website, CareerBuilder.com, conducted a survey in an attempt to determine just how much a bad hire can cost an organization. Of the employers that responded to the survey, 69% said that their companies had been "adversely affected" by poor…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on December 21, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

FOUR TIPS FOR WRITING AN EFFECTIVE COVER LETTER

cover letter

Job seekers often spend a great deal of time perfecting their resumes. While there is no doubt that a professional resume is an essential component of the job search process, a well-crafted cover letter is equally important but often neglected. Cover letters can reflect a side of you that your resume simply can't portray. For example, when executed well, a cover letter can demonstrate your work ethic and attention to detail. Regardless of how impressive your…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on December 14, 2016 at 9:30am — No Comments

FINDING YOUR PLACE IN THE TECH WORLD: IN-DEMAND SKILLS AND ROLES

in-demand skills

When reviewing job postings, most candidates focus on the required skills listing as these identifiers truly make-or-break eligibility for a position. Therefore, before even beginning a job search, and definitely before applying, it is beneficial to review and research your personal skill set in conjunction with employment roles and positions that the current job market demands. By taking this initiative, a prospective candidate can be advantageous in…

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Added by Recruiter Raya on December 7, 2016 at 9:00am — No Comments

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