Career Tips

How To Prepare Your Resume

  • Listing your strengths.
  • Provide accurate full name and contact information.
  • Give complete information about your educational background. Show your skills in a particular field.
  • Cite your work experience.
  • Write about your achievements and extracurricular activities, and any prizes you have won.
  • Create your resume in a format that is easily readable
  • An ideal resume should not be more than two pages.
  • Spell-check the entire resume carefully.

  • Job Interview Techniques

  • Be Prepared

    Some things on the checklist might be: bring multiple copies of your resume, print out driving directions to the office, and know how long it takes to get there.

  • Make Eye Contact

    Eye contact is so important because it is one of the strongest forms of nonverbal communication. A person's qualities and personality can be detected simply based on eye contact.

  • Dress Appropriately

    When you're going on a job interview, your appearance is extremely important. Whether or not you look professional or sloppy could play a huge role on if you get hired.

  • Know the Company

    Set yourself apart by demonstrating your knowledge of current events of the company and its industry. Visit the company's website for any news or press releases that it has sent out recently.

  • Know Your Skills

    You must effectively communicate your skills and qualifications to the interviewer, and you can only do so if you are totally familiar with your resume and skills.

  • Improving Social Skills in the Workplace

    Jobs require interaction and communication on a daily or weekly basis, it is good to learn a few fundamental social skills that can improve your work ethic and environment.

  • Accepting Feedback
  • Do not to take opinion personal but instead take a step back and think about the issue.

  • Constructive Communication and Criticism
  • Do not be overly critical, and when you must be critical, ignore abstract and unnecessary criticisms when speaking.

  • Dealing with Bad News
  • Just as in accepting feedback, remember to focus on only the issue.

  • Boundaries
  • If you know that what you are about to say will offend or create discomfort in the workplace, then refrain from making the comment.