Career Planning in Job Market – Job Interview

Planning Your Career – Job Interview – Page 1 Job Interview – Types of Questions : Yes or no questions: These questions are generally asked to make feel at ease. Sometimes interviewers would like to check on certain details like important dates, information about subjects studied and past work experience. They may ask questions that demand monosyllabic answers. Use this opportunity to expand your answer in answer in one or two sentences rather than to respond in one or two words to convince the recruiters of your linguistic proficiency even at this early stage. For example: Did you have any […]

Career Planning in Job Market – Group Discussion

Career Planning in Job Market – Group Discussion – Page 2 The modern employer is not content with the convention process of selecting candidates by studying their resume and screening their performance in interviews as he knows that these methods hardly through light on two vital traits of the candidates – personality features and inter personal skills. No doubt, the candidates may speak about them and even produce documentary evidence to strengthen their claims. But the employer would rather prefer to watch these traits personally, involving them in group discussion. Hence group discussion has now become a tool for evaluating […]

Career Planning in Job Market – Job Search

Career Planning in Job Market – Job Search Preliminary Steps : Before you start searching for a job, you should have a clear and realistic career objective. What are your career interests? What type of job would do you like to have? Do you have required qualifications and experience for it? What compensation do you expect initially? These are certain matters on which you should take important decisions. Your professional objective should be a short term as well as long-term targets. As a first step, you should register your name in the employment exchange either in your district or city. […]

Career Planning in Job Market – Resume

Career Planning in Job Market – Resume – Page 2 What is a Resume? ‘Resume’ derived from French mean ‘to summarize’. It is a brief summary of personal details about education, work experience and skills. Two other words used for ‘resume’ in India are ‘bio-data’ and ‘curriculum vitae’. Americans prefer ‘resume’ and it is quite popular in India as well. Resume – A Marketing Tool : A resume is a marketing tool. You may have qualifications and experience required for a particular position in an office but unless you communicate them in a resume, you will not be able to […]

Career Planning in Job Market – Job Interview

Planning Your Career – Job Interview – Page 2 An interview is a dramatic event in your life, which offers you the best opportunity to sell yourself. The employer has gone through your advertising package in which you have communicated all your marketable skills. Now you are called for an interview and given a chance to present yourself before a panel of interviewers to sell the total package. You may feel the situation a little threatening, as you are quite unsure of how it will be conducted but in no way can you resolve the uncertainty. What you can do […]

Career Planning in Job Market – Planning Your Career

Career Planning in Job Market – Planning Your Career – Page 2 Natural Interest : The success of your career mostly depends on your meticulous planning. By the time, you complete standard X you should have fairly good idea about your future. What subjects am I to choose at the higher secondary level? Should I go in for science of arts? Can I cope with science and mathematics? Are biology and zoology too difficult for me to study? Am I Good at accounts? Will economics pose any problem for me? These queries deal with your abilities and intelligence. However, that […]