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How to Negotiate Your Salary

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So. You’ve aced the interviews and been offered a job. You’re almost ready to advance your career in a new position. But before you sign an employment agreement, you still need to talk about your salary. Whether you’re having a review, getting a promotion or you’re entering into a completely new position with a new […]

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Don’t Make These 10 Cover Letter Mistakes

Top 10 Cover Letter Mistakes

“I’ve now been sending my cover letter as well along with my resume. Just like you suggested to me. But I am still not getting any interview calls. Is it the economy or me?” lamented my friend Tanya. I had suggested that to her because as per a survey, 87% of the employers were in favour […]

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12 Startup Founders reveal their favorite interview question(s)

Curious about what successful entrepreneurs ask when they interview job seekers? Wondering what it takes to get hired by a high-profile startup?  We interviewed (ha!) the Founders of some of the fastest growing companies and asked them to reveal the questions they ask while recruiting new team members for their venture. If you are a […]

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15 Soft Skills You Should Never Use on Your Resume

Soft Skills to Avoid in Resume | Resumonk

All this talk about how critical soft skills are for inclusion on your resume and, ultimately, your job search success. Employers even list some of these “soft skills” in their job ads. It’s this unyielding catch-22. The employers want to see that you’re a “team player” and “hard worker”, but yet they don’t want to […]

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Write A Winning Cover Letter

Coherent and Organized Resume

When you apply for jobs,employers usually ask for a cover letter alongwith your resume (For a great resume building experience visit Resumonk). A cover letter is nothing but an introduction to your resume and should hence be organized,relevant,customized and nothing short of great. It basically tells the employer why he/she should read your resume, call […]

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Of Self Discovery, Coherence and Résumés

Coherent and Organized Resume

What I’m about to write is something that is essentially present inside all of us. It’s just that we have stopped looking deep into ourselves in order to come across such ‘divine’ revelations! Resume writing as perceived by most of us is merely a list of our qualifications and achievements placed in a random order, […]

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