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Interviews, Career Development / Career Growth. Saturday, Feb 19, 2022
Finally! You’ve been called up for an interview at an organization you’ve always dreamed of working for. You have the necessary experience, and the job role seems just the sort of one that you’d thrive in. You are excited, nervous and anxious as well. You really want to clinch this job position and are willing to invest time in preparation. So, how must you prepare for your dream job? Here is one overall approach to facing any Job interview in Sri Lanka or Internationally that might be helpful, to shape your mindset and equip you with the right tools to sail through it with supreme confidence.
Interviews, Career Development / Career Growth. Friday, Feb 4, 2022
Everyone thinks this question is easy until they are blanking out, in front of a panel of interviewers. I mean it’s just about yourself right, and who knows us better than, well, ourselves! However, there is a reason that many people call the answer to the question, ‘Tell me about yourself’ – Your Elevator Pitch. Although the exact history behind the term, ‘Elevator pitch’ is not very clear, a famous version of the story says that Senior Editor, Michael Caruso was always trying to pitch his ideas to the Editor in Chief at the Vanity Fair, but he was never able to because she was always busy and on the move.
Interviews, Career Development / Career Growth, CV / Resume. Thursday, Feb 3, 2022
Done! You’ve spent many days perfecting and crafting your resume and you are finally just about happy with it. Just as you open the job application portal to attach it and press ‘send’, you come across this line: Cover letter (optional) Oh no! The buttons in your brain hit red and now you are wondering a thousand thoughts a second. “Do I really need to submit a cover letter with my resume?