A Careful Choice Towards Right Career Growth

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Every year thousand of candidates reach out to the job opportunities. Some candidates are new to the job scenario so as to gain hands on experience while others with their experience are looking out to enhance their existing knowledge. There are some who even look for a job change. With the rise in population across every market, the competition has raised many folds. In this competition your abilities and knowledge should mark you out from others. Also the selection process is quite rigorous. Making the most of every job opportunity is crucial. You need to portray your profile in a manner that looks just right for the job. Hence, below are a few tips which can come in handy while you are looking for job opportunities.

  • Effective Resume: The first and most significant document of your skills. Even before, a company or a consultancy contacts you; they go through your resume first. It gives the impression of your professional and academic expertise. So, it is always good to Explicitly define your details in the resume. Make sure you provide you correct details and check the resume thoroughly during the process to eliminate any errors.
  • Contact Details: Mentioning the contact details that are valid and clear is very important. It is better to put it up in the front for a quick visibility. Also make sure that the contact details that you provide and valid and active. Email ids and phone numbers should be checked regularly for any job offer.
  • Identify your industry: If you have created a profile in a job agency or portal, then make sure you mark the industry and other preferences correctly. Keep your profile updated for companies to notice. The job agencies from time to time provide updates on the open opportunities via email, be sure to keep a close eye on these notifications and apply accordingly.
  • Look for established agencies: Sometimes job agencies provide you with employment opportunity information and other related services which are chargeable. There is certain job agencies which provide quality services in exchange of money but you might end up with certain fake ones too. Before you make any payments, make sure that you double check on the originality of the services and the agency.
  • Be prepared: Now days, the selection process consists of a number of stages. In most cases, the first round of interaction occurs through telephonic conversation. It is better to be prepared for the same. At the same time, you can ask for information regarding the later stages and procedures for a better preparation.
  • Speak Clearly: Never falsify any information in your resume or during the interviews. This is a grave offense to conduct. You might end up getting black listed, so refrain from such an act. Finally when you get an interview call, make sure you prep well regarding the job profile and the required information regarding the venue and timings and reach there with time in hand.

These are a few pointers which will help you towards a positive job search and placement.

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Advantages Of A Job Consultancy

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The corporate world is moving a rapid pace. It is becoming difficult for companies to keep up with the increasing demand of industries due to dynamic innovation of technology and fast changing trends. In order to support such conditions, the production of the organization as well as performance of the employees need to be at par with such conditions. Therefore, companies are now looking out of candidates who can join immediately after selection and take over the responsibilities at a swift pace to support the flow. The demand of “ready now” candidates is on the rise. A job consultancy is very crucial in such a scenario that can locate and bring in such candidates. The companies can benefit from following features of a job consultancy.

  • Such consultancies have a strong network of candidates readily available under their system. These candidate profiles are already pre verified and accessible at the same time which might not be available through normal channels. This is beneficial if a company is looking out for professionals in niche segments and industries.
  • They can help in streamlining the entire process to make it more effective and efficient at the same time. From the huge number of random applicants, they short list a small batch of effective and most aligned candidates which reduces the unwanted time of going through huge number of random resumes.
  • They reduce the wastage of management time to a significant level. They interview and evaluate only the most relevant candidates based on the company requirement on the behalf of the organization. These candidates will have the most significant skill set that is in line with the job profile.
  • Usually a job consultancy has a board of recruiters who have rich years of experience in hiring as well as in the HR segment. Hence they understand the recruitment agenda as well as the company work environment. Accordingly they can effectively evaluate and analyze candidates in terms of technical skill set as well as professional behavioral aspect in order to find the best match for the company.
  • Today the companies are looking out for solutions that are not only time effective in nature but also are budget friendly. If the cost of recruitment process is added up based on individual stages, then it becomes significant. Cost of job ads, resources devoted towards CV short listing, conducting interviews, evaluation, on boarding and such like involves a significantly amount of money, whereas a consultancy can provide all services under a single umbrella at a better cost structure which is profitable for the company.

Lastly, just finding candidates and conducting the interview process does not make the system effective. There are certain other elements to the process as well. Consultancies provide valuable advice on the salary benchmarking which is at par with the market so that it provides a suitable position among competitors and it is budget friendly at the same time. This helps the company in the long run towards growth and development.