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Three Summer Job Search Tips

Job search becomes a more challenging task in the summer as many hiring managers are difficult to track down for the recruiters. Job seekers tend to get lazy at this time of the year as they have a misconception that people do not get hired in the summer. While there is some truth in this, […]

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Top Five Reasons Why You Do Not Get Interview Calls

When you begin your job search without a proper and well-defined plan, it becomes even more difficult to get the job of your choice. Many job seekers, even the experienced professionals, make some very common mistakes during their job search process that costs them the job they had always been dreaming of.   There are […]

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How to Apply for Jobs Online

There is a plethora of job sites and company websites offering various employment opportunities. Job listings are updated regularly giving you more options to search and apply for a job you are interested in simply by making a few clicks.   Online job hunting is becoming more popular than the traditional methods of job search […]

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Why is it NOT a Good Idea to Quit Your Job to Find a New One

Job hunting can be a long, tedious and frustrating task for most people. Many believe that job search becomes even tougher when you are currently employed. It is difficult to take time out for searching employers, sending job applications and following interview schedules. All these issues are still not enough to make you quit your […]

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Are Online Job Boards Really Effective?

Job hunting on the internet for most job seekers is a tedious and frustrating task. After posting the resume to a zillion of job boards across the web, the situation is just “post-and-pray”. This is because online job boards do have their pros and cons for effective job search. Pros Maximum exposure Companies throughout the […]

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Improve Those Networking Skills to Find a Better Job

Networking has become an essential tool in increasing your chances of getting a better job opportunity. This is a worldwide phenomenon and Dubai is no exception. There a number of networking groups in Dubai, UAE that you can join and expand your network. Here are a few tips on how to improve your networking skills: […]

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Using Twitter for Job Search

In 140 characters or less, Twitter allows you to connect with a universe of people for social and professional networking. Many people have found Twitter a very useful tool for effective job search. Here’s how you can utilize the power of micro blogging for your next job: Create an account Create a Twitter account. Use […]

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How to Use LinkedIn for Job Search

LinkedIn is by far one of the most important and widely used search tool that most recruiters and employers revert to for their recruiting needs. To increase the value of LinkedIn you need to increase your visibility. This can be done in the following easy steps. Create a profile Create a detailed and compelling profile […]

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Why Use LinkedIn for Job Search

The traditional methods of job search such as networking with close friends, browsing through classifieds of throwing your resume on tons of job boards are not the only ways leading to effective job search. LinkedIn is a leading and an essential platform for job seekers to hunt for jobs or get hunted by top recruiters […]

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Are you an expert of the tools of YOUR trade?

My company was recently handling a large number of Construction related vacancies in Dubai. (View them on http://www.aarknet.org if you are interested!) While handling these interviews one thing was evident and at times heart-breaking: Many people do not pay attention and learn the tools of their trade. I am NOT talking about spanners and hammer […]

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Working in Saudi Arabia

Many people think of Saudi Arabia as a closed, extremely conservative country where they would never imagine going and living. But if you ask those who have worked in Saudi Arabia for sometime, they will tell you that the benefits are no less either. Experienced Gulf expats will tell you that Saudi Arabia is still […]

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Job Seekers Beware

For many people, job hunting can be challenging and stressful, and I would be the first person to admit it. It plays a lot on one’s psyche and emotions. This often makes a person vulnerable to making wrong decisions. Being in the recruitment business, we have seen conmen appear in different parts of the world, […]

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Job Seekers: Be Cautious of Social Networking

Image by luc legay via Flickr Social networking, the most popular online activity, right after browsing, has been embedded in our daily lives and has become more of a necessity than ever. While the websites like FaceBook and MySpace have proved useful in keeping updates of people, connecting with friends, colleagues, old associates, and family […]

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Lost Your Job? Here’s What to Do!

Experts say losing a job is one of the top three stressors for a person, and with the current global economic scenario, there are a lot of stressed out people out there right now. Being laid off or downsized, getting dismissed or fired hurts! But the fortunate ones learn to deal with it. Rather than looking […]