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1) Research about the company and the preferred skills requirement for the respective position from other similar job postings. Try to incorporate these and customize your resume.
2) In references mention “available on request”. This is so that when they ask you for the respective contact details you can intimate the concerned person that he/she would be contacted shortly.
3) Keep it to a one or maximum two pages.
4) Put the best stuff “above the fold” by which we mean that you should make sure your best experiences and accomplishments are visible on the top third of your resume.
5) Ditch the “Objective Statement”. The only occasion when an objective section makes sense is when you’re making a huge career change and need to explain from the get-go why your experience doesn’t match up with the position you’re applying to.
6) Avoid empty words. E.g., detail-oriented, team player, and hard worker. Use here’s a better way to describe the same.
7) Deal with the gaps. If you have gaps of a few months in your work history, don’t list the usual start and end dates for each position. Use years only (2010-2012), or just the number of years or months you worked at your earlier positions.
8) After your interview, its’s important to write a thank you mail. Click https://theinterviewguys.com/thank-you-email-subject-line/ if you need further assistance.
1) How would you describe yourself?
2) What are your greatest strengths and weaknesses?
3) What are the few positive and negative things your previous manager would say about you?
4) How have you or would you resolve a dispute with senior or team members?
5) How would you evaluate your ability to deal with conflict?
6) Give an example when you think you should have handled a situation differently at work.
7) Give an example when you have gone beyond the limit to satisfy a customer.
8) Are soft skills more important than technical skills?
9) Why do you want to work at this company?
10) What motivates you to go the extra mile on a project or job?
11) What salary/wage do you expect? Therefore, research about the current wages/salary relevant to the position.
12) What do you like to do outside of work?
13) Why are you leaving or left your last job?
14) Describe the workload /responsibilities in your current (or most recent) job.
15) How well do you work with people? Do you prefer working alone or in teams?
16) Describe the best job you’ve ever had.
17) How do you work under pressure?
18) How well do you adapt to new situations/places/people?
19) What two or three things are most important to you in your job?