Getting A Job When You Have No Experience

Do you really need experience to land a job?Both skillful workers and young people frequently struggle with how to get a job when they have no experience. Experienced workers when changing occupations face a similar situation. Both groups would like to know how to write a resume for a potential new job.Here there are three simple stepsSteps that will help you get past your potential weaknesses and emphasize your various strengths.Find a job that fits your individuality, skills and passion. Matching your best qualities with your employment is a key point in a…Read more

How do I answer the question tell me about yourself

A formula I really like to use is called the Present-Past-Future formula. So, first you start with the present-- where you are right now. Then, segue into the past-- a little bit about the experiences you've had and the skills you gained at the previous position. Finally, finish with the future-- why you are really excited for this particular opportunity.Let me give you an example:.If someone asked, "tell me about yourself," you could say:."Well, I'm currently an account executive at ABC Widgets, where I handle our top performing client. Before that, I worked…Read more

Job Seekers, Control Your Thoughts!

A runaway imagination can be fun, even beneficial at times or it can become a mental liability. From experience I can say that a runaway imagination when job hunting is definitely a burden. Learning to control your thinking will make the job seeking task a lot easier.One of the more frustrating times for me when I was looking for a job was the waiting. Specifically, when waiting for a return phone call from someone that I may have called about a job. Then, once I was past that hurdle it was a waiting…Read more