Being a job seeker is not easy. There are a number of things you need to be thinking about while writing a resume/CV, apply for the job and of course interviewing. Please find career advice below from HR Consultant and business CEO Peter Weddle, the ISACA journal and other various sources.. Please read the articles below and get a head start on your new career.
Who is Peter Weddle?
Peter Weddle is a recruiter, HR consultant and business CEO turned author and commentator. Described by The Washington Post says "... a man filled with ingenious ideas,” Peter has earned an international reputation, pioneering concepts in human resource leadership and employment.
Articles for Job Seekers
- 14 Tips to Help New College Grads Land a (Good) IT Job” (CIO.com)
IT recruiters and hiring managers share their advice on how recent college graduates can improve their chances of landing a job in IT.
- Communication—The Missing Piece (ISACA Journal)
Interpersonal and communication skills are as , or more, important than general audit capabilities.
- QR Codes: A New Way to Tell a Story
Personal branding typically begins with the resume and CV to outline work history, skills, accomplishments and quantitative facts. Considered to be the future of personal branding, QR codes allow consumers to access content through their Smartphones.
- A Young Professional’s Guide to Career Success Using Soft Skills (ISACA Journal)
This article examines the importance of soft skills in career success, identifies a number of key soft skills areas and discuses way to improve those skill.
- How to stand out to Recruiters
The first step in understanding what recruiters want from job seekers, therefore, is to gain an accurate picture of how recruiters work and why. Once you have that perspective, you can appreciate what it takes to be a stand out candidate for recruiters.
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