In this modern world most of the people whether they are graduates, unemployed or have recently left their jobs, all are searching hard for getting a better career for their life. But there are many things which these people have to consider when they are looking for a job. It is very important that one must look into his resume for any type of errors and confirm that there are no errors then only he must hand over it to the potential employer. It is required that he must enquire about a detail information regarding the job opportunity he is applying for. The reason is that if only he has much information regarding the job and the company then only he would be able to configure a best resume for himself which would meet the requirements of the company. If the vacancy is for the post of an accounting job then one must emphasize in his resume on his accounting experience.
The resume should not contain any type of errors whether it is grammatical or typographical errors. It must be kept in mind that the resume should not be too short. It must be written on a minimum of one and half page. A staffing and consulting firm situated in California conducted a survey with 1,400 Chief financial officers. Based on their survey it was observed that most of the candidates for employment fail to get a position in the selected list of candidates for the job mainly because of their lack of knowledge regarding an interview. Due to this the candidates commit several mistakes in the interview which diminishes their chances of getting the job. There are many things which a candidate must take into account while they are appearing for an interview. But most of them are least bothered about it, whether it is regarding the exact time at which they have to arrive for the interview, knowledge regarding the concerned job and the company, or disrespectful behavior, and most probably the feeling that they know everything cause them to have a bad experience in the interview. The candidates must be able to know how to express themselves in the interview without offending the interviewer. They must be careful to see that their level of confidence does not seem to be overconfidence for the interviewer. They must also keep in mind that they do not cross their limbs in front of the interviewer as it would show that they are very self-protective persons.
A strong hand shake and eye contact are very important as far as an interview is concerned. In order to present one self in a most impressive manner it is necessary that they wear the professional clothing in an interview. Well dressed persons are more respected in an interview. Whenever a person gets an interview call the first and the foremost thing, apart from those mentioned above, is that he must prepare for the interview in his best way. He must be able to gather enough knowledge about the concerned job and the company so that if any kind of questions related t such subjects are asked for the interview then he would be able to answer it confidently. If the answer to a particular question is unknown to the person then he can simply admit that he is unfamiliar to such questions but he would indeed try to find the answers for it. It is also necessary that he must be able to understand what type of qualities the company is searching for in the candidates and he can develop such qualities in order to fulfill the requirements of the company. It would be good if the candidate gets the recommendation from any of the staffs of that particular company. There exist about 30 to 60 percent of people who get job based on referrals made for them. The friends and relatives and other people from the circle of familiar person can help them in attaining a job. Referrals are really important as the chances of being selected for the job is more through such associations and networking.
Nowadays most of the company necessitate the probable applicants give in their applications online. From the applications and the resumes submitted by the candidates itself the employer is able to make an assessment of the candidate. Thus it gives the very first impression of the candidates to their employer. Application letters which are submitted must be legibly written without any mistakes and must be very formal. The proficiency as well as the propensity is understood from the application submitted. The candidate must remember that he need to write a simple and a brief application letter avoiding any kind of stories in it. It is because the employer may become cantankerous with any type of irritating writing. One must try his maximum to get a job which would satisfy him. A little hard work and determination can indeed help a person to get the job of their interest.