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A guide to job hunting

Practically Perfect PA

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The Job Hunt: Starting Off With A Strong Cover Letter

Dumb Little Man

The post The Job Hunt: Starting Off With A Strong Cover Letter appeared first on Dumb Little Man. Know to whom you’re talking.

The keywords to help you land your next PA role

Practically Perfect PA

With a new year comes a new you and I know that a lot of readers will be looking to find a new job in 2017. But where to start?

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Is job hopping the only way up the career ladder for assistants?

Practically Perfect PA

Hi, I’m Nicky Christmas and I am a job hopper. It’s an interesting topic for me because as I said I have always been a job hopper.

2016 89

5 things PAs should consider before accepting a new role

Practically Perfect PA

So you’ve aced your interview and you’ve been offered the job. How exciting! Here are my top 5 considerations… 1. The culture.

2016 77

Quick, Practical and Dirty – How to Assess Your PA Brand

Practically Perfect PA

My job was to talk about What is your value? – You keep your head down and get on with the job. so no pressure then! Let’s get clear.

2016 81

Want to work for a startup? What you need to know

Practically Perfect PA

With the end of the year hurtling towards us, many of you will be thinking about next year and potentially looking for a new job.

2016 53

How to use your personal brand to get the right job

Practically Perfect PA

There are a number of opportunities to sell your personal brand during the job hunting process. We all know what the companies stand for.

2015 71

Tips on transitioning your career

Practically Perfect PA

Once you have spent some time building up your experience, preferably in your own company, then it is time to spread your wings and get a new job.

2015 83

Interview questions and answers for assistants part 5

Practically Perfect PA

I learnt very quickly how to manage my time so that I didn’t neglect my job or my studies. ” . Oh, this is a horrible question!

Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Admins Part 4

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Interviews admin assistants EA Education and Training Executive Assistant Interview questions Job hunting PA Virtual Assistant ” 2.

Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Administrators

Practically Perfect PA

After finishing university in 2003 I was lucky because there were plenty of jobs available in London. These days employers are inundated with job applications therefore you have to be prepared to sell yourself and stand out from the crowd. Why do you want to leave your current job? However, this just isn’t the case anymore.

What questions should assistants ask at an interview?

Practically Perfect PA

So you’ve bagged a job interview, you’ve picked your outfit, you’ve researched the company and planned a few answers.

4 ways to keep your confidence during a job hunt

On The Job

In the early stages of job hunting, Ive found most people are usually pretty confident. Then they get initiated into this job market.

Following Instructions and Job Hunting.

Laughing all the Way to Work

Does it matter if you ignore instructions when applying for a job? 1 I would also suggest if you are applying for a job, not to send the fax from your office. Here is a post by the Brazen Careerist who thinks it doesn’t matter if we job hunt from our current job, but I think it is risky. 1 [link].

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Interview Questions and Answers for PAs, EAs and Administrators Part 2

Practically Perfect PA

My parent’s couldn’t afford to pay for me so I got a job in a bank and worked 4 days a week to support myself through my studies. It was hard work but I learnt a lot and had a great job on my CV as soon as I finished my degree”. Here is part 2… 1. Can you tell me a problem you have had to deal with?

Survey Shows Younger Workers Most Comfortable Job Hunting While Employed

Office Dynamics

Are your employees looking for a new job while they are on the clock? MENLO PARK, Calif., Their responses: Very comfortable. Very uncomfortable.

Dealing With A Job Loss: Starting the Job Hunt

Simple Productivity Blog

While the job market is not great, it pays to take some time and find a good fitting job. You may want to subscribe to my RSS feed.

Remain motivated while between jobs

Dumb Little Man

Being on a job hunt can be a bit of a challenge even if you are a highly trained professional. Success

2015 146

How to Cope With a Job Interview Rejection: Learning From Mistakes

Dumb Little Man

Job hunting can be a grueling and demoralizing experience. Unfortunately, even after all that, rejection is possible, even likely.

How to Ensure That Your Resume-Writing Guarantees You a Job

Job Advice Blog

It is a mad rat race for landing the handful of the most coveted jobs available in the market and you will need to ensure that your resume does half the hard work when it comes to job hunting. Interview Advice by Jeff LeFevre Jeff LeFevre Job Advice JTL Services Resume Tips

Using LinkedIn effectively

Practically Perfect PA

It is the way of the world that you will be judged by your photo so keep it sober, especially if you are job hunting. Job hunting.

Gatekeeping: what does it actually mean?

Practically Perfect PA

Is this what gatekeeping actually means on a job application and if so how do we go about doing this part of our role? Tanya Battel.

Beginning Your Job Search? Start By Building Your Brand

Office Dynamics

Maintaining and building your online persona is a part of the new job search. Social media is the engine that your job search will run on.

2015 146

Recruiting With Social Media Can Backfire

Office Dynamics

This is a guest post submitted by Mariel Norton & Rachael Pegram in collaboration with Lakestar McCann. . Last year it was reported that 4.2

How Veterans Can Find a Job in the Private Sector

On The Job

Despite Kearney''s enthusiasm for a new career, he admits, "I spun a lot of wheels initially" by applying for jobs online.

2014 126

How to Stand Out When Applying for a Job in Australia

Small Business CEO

But similar to many other countries in the world, finding a job in Australia can still be challenging for many individuals.

5 Outdated Resume Writing Tips to Ignore Right Now

Dumb Little Man

See Also: Resume Action Words That Will Get You That Job. Are you still using outdated resume writing tips ? Stuff Your Resume with Keywords.

The Psychological Effects of Cleanliness in the Workplace

Eco-Office Gals

No client wants to deal with unhappy staff who put in little effort, find doing their job a mammoth task, and are half as productive as they could be.

2014 112

Social Media Do’s and Don’ts for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

This is especially important if you are looking for a new job. Do you think assistants should use social media for professional purposes?

What the Brady Bunch Can Teach You About Finding the Right Job

On The Job

When it came time to relocate for a new job, I had several friends competing for the right to live in my awesome apartment. Flat broke. Doors.

Are assistants overqualified?

Practically Perfect PA

I have just spent the last hour looking through jobs that are currently available to assistants. I remember when I was job hunting.

2015 86

Can Losing a Job Save Your Life?

On The Job

Would you do your job if you didn't get paid? This post is for all of you who can't imagine who or what you'd be without your job, but you do know that the word "love" or "passion" has never entered your consciousness when you talk about what you do for a living. My prayer is that this (job loss) is a wake-up call. Step back.

17 Worst Resume Mistakes

Dumb Little Man

Whether you are a college student, a recent graduate or a job seeker, you must have, at least once in your lifetime, written a resume. If you simply add that you require a job, it is an utter waste of time. Specifically, if you include the fact that you need a job as an objective statement, then it is certainly not so unique.

Preparing for the Interview

Laughing all the Way to Work

I had an interview at 11, but I was busy with my job, my father was in the hospital and I was trying to arrange an engagement party for my daughter. It ended up I did get the job. If you think you will, then you can go confidently into the interview knowing you can do the job and that will come across to the people interviewing you.

3 Bad Habits That Hurt Job Chances

On The Job

You may begin calling contacts to check on job openings, or help your kid write a resume or cover letter. Twentysomething Inc. Like, NOW.

2011 77

3 Things You Must Do After a Demotion

On The Job

But since the job market tanked some eight years ago, more people have had to accept such a fact of life if they want to hang onto a job.

2014 46

What I Learned From Reading 1,000 Resumes

Dumb Little Man

In fact, it wouldn’t be uncommon to get 500 resumes within 48 hours for ONE job position. Let’s say the job was for an administrative assistant.

9 Serious Signs You’re Next To Be Fired

Dumb Little Man

This will give you time to adjust your behavior to suit the boss, or you can begin to hunt for another job and leave the company honorably.

2016 50

How to Keep Your Sanity After Losing Your Job

Dumb Little Man

Losing your job can certainly make you nuts, especially when you are the bread winner in the family; when a lot of people you love depend on you.

2012 109