Writing Executive CV

This is the toughest job market the current working generation has experienced. Given the competitiveness and high stakes of the executive jobs out there, it’s essential to have an excellent executive CV.

Your curriculum vitae is a vital element of any job application, since it will be your first encounter with any future employer. Your resume has to set you apart from other applicants. The chances are you’re great at what you do, but many people struggle to convey that on paper.

Lots of job hunters seek help in this area through a curriculum writing service, or other venues of CV help: job fairs, job clubs, community networking etc. For an executive curriculum vitae, the stakes are even higher. A great CV can help increase your salary and boost your career prospects. A bad one? Well, it could lose you the job of your dreams.

With applicant pools growing larger

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Dependable Employee Recruitment Firm

Finding the right agency may not be an easy task as there are many such firms offering similar services. In order to remain competitive in the business world, organizations need highly skilled individuals for executive posts. This is why you cannot hire the first organization you come across. Do a background search on the options available before you settle for one.

Once you identify prospective agencies, find out how effective they have been in hiring managers in the past. Recruitment agencies do not work in the same way as contingency organizations. The latter is used to hire junior managers while the former is meant for hiring managers for the topmost positions in organizations.

Maintaining a good relationship with the agency is vital. Your problems will be solved by the agencies whenever you need them solved. For this to be done, you will be required to pay the firm a retainer

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Path to Becoming an EMT

While there are a variety of different healthcare facilities that employ EMTs, they are most often affiliated with a hospital emergency room. Emergency medical technicians usually work as part of an ambulance crew or alongside firefighters. Advanced technicians may also be hired by businesses who have been tasked with the responsibility of providing safety and security services for their employees. Additional work opportunities for EMTs include life flight helicopter crews and medical branches of the military.

Regardless of where an EMT works, they will almost always be required to complete a formal training program, certification, and licensing. Acute and critical care responsibilities are serious and require competent individuals who can respond quickly in stressful situations. Approximately 46 states currently recognize certification through the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) as the standard for EMT competence assessment. Four states have their own certification process that does not include NREMT certification.

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Career Change

Back in those days, your job title had meaning. Chances are you could figure out what somebody did based on his or her title. (Actually, it was even easier: “his” titles were probably managerial while “her” titles were more likely to be clerical or secretarial).

In those days, a prestigious job meant a private office with a door. A prominent carpet company created a slogan – probably after hiring a Mad Men type agency – suggesting that a title on the door rated a high-quality carpet on the floor.

Today you rarely see closed doors or plush carpets. A recent article in the Wall Street Journal reported that younger workers want a coffee shop set-up, which means no permanent desks or partitions.

For example, a systems analyst might be on the senior leadership team of one company and the support staff team at another. You have to learn about the

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Find Good Resume Advice

New advice centers around sending your resume by email to the recruiting sections of large firms, which means your resume gets as far as their trash folder. Another option is to send your resume by old-fashioned post because staff don’t get much mail anymore and open it expecting something exciting.

Professionals are now charging people $1000s of dollars to get your social (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter) profile set up so people come stampeding to your door begging you to work for their company. This works if you have an acronym heavy resume for the hot career of the week, but let’s be honest: this is for a very few number of people.

So, should you spend money to have an expert look at your resume/profile, or are there cheaper and more effective sources of information?

Your first question is probably: “There are people that’ll look at my resume?” Yes, that’s right, … Read the rest

Writing A Successful Resume

State the position you’re applying for

Rambling and vague objectives have no place in a well-written resume. Something like ‘I strive to be the best at what I do… ‘ will only force the reader to place the resume in the pile of rejects. If you’re applying for a position as a technical analyst, write that down under ‘Objective’. If you don’t have a specific position in mind, summarize your talents in a brief and to-the-point manner. No wishy-washy prose.

Shorten information

Studies show that the average recruiter spends only 10 to 15 seconds scanning a resume. So whoever told you that yours has to span five pages is wasting your time. Keep the length at two pages, max. You may have contributed to world peace but it still won’t compel a recruiter to hire you if you ramble about it for several pages.

Don’t list down all the jobs

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California Legal Jobs

Being a truly multicultural state, and being one of the biggest centers of games and movie production in the world, California attracts intelligent and creative people from all walks of life. Naturally, California law jobs come in all sizes and shapes. From jobs in the entertainment industry to oil and gas, there’s never a dearth of work for those who are willing to find a career.

A quick search for California legal jobs on any day will show you a huge number of job opportunities in the corporate world and in law firms.

A typical search results page on legal jobs in California would read somewhat like the following: Contracts Manager needed; Looking for Campus Counsel; Associate Litigation Attorney; Need Attorney Mediator at Family Court; Position open for Assistant Counsel; Looking for Commercial and Product Counsel… and so on.

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How to Earn Dream Job

Let me make this crystal clear. An ideal candidate that desires a career as a Physical Education Teacher might typically have a college degree in that field, however the employment is normally at Geno’s Landscaping Service and the teaching internships might be at a local high school because the administrators in college teaching programs know that practical experience is essential for new college graduates to be successful in a career search. Even though the candidate that worked at Geno’s Landscaping Service demonstrates a strong work ethic by starting as a landscape laborer and being promoted into management, ideally employers will still prefer employment in a more relevant field.

Now let’s compare a similar candidate with the same degree, college major and teaching internships, who also has a goal of becoming a Physical Education Teacher. Due to advance planning, he has employment as a Physical Fitness Instructor at a local YMCA/gym, … Read the rest

Working As Loan Officer

A Loan Officer’s Work Environment

As an officer, you’ll work primarily indoors at a bank or other lending institution. You will most likely have your own office where you can meet with prospective customers or those who have a loan with your bank. Most work a standard workweek, although some may be required to work on Saturday (most banks are closed on Sunday). While most of these jobs do work directly with the public, some mortgage broker jobs and high-level loan officer positions do not. These positions usually deal with the very large loans. Officers spend a lot of time using computers, so some computer skills are required.

Job Duties

These job duties mainly include working with customers to determine what type of loans they qualify for. They will interview the customer, evaluate the information given, and decide if the customer qualifies for a loan or not. In some cases, … Read the rest

New Mail Carrier

Dress Appropriately

This does not mean wear a suit and tie, but also don’t dress down to the point of absurdity. If you live in a cold climate and start during the winter months, layer up. Wear as many layers as you are comfortable in and can still move freely. You will be moving if on a walking route so you may get too warm. You can always take a layer off in this case, but play it safe as cold will sap your energy. The heaters in the LLVs (Long Life Vehicles) are not the greatest and generally you will have a window open to deliver the mail, so even mounted routes (driving routes) need to layer up. In warmer clients be sure to wear loose fitting clothing and consider an undershirt as you will be sweating.

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