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Imagine you are currently working on filling one particular job posting. Your mind wanders and you are tempted to check the number of applicants you got for another job posting. Should you resist the temptation? Research suggests that, as a general rule, you most definitely should! Multitasking kills productivity.

 

WORK MODE WITH BROWN UZOUKWU: BEFORE YOU DITCH JOB HUNTING FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP

There are several crusades for unemployed persons to embrace entrepreneurship as an alternative to job hunting. I have also lent my voice to the advocacy that self-employment is the solution to the unemployment rate ravaging our nation. However, for some of the job seekers, entrepreneurship can never be an option as a result of their capacity.

Recruiting Secrets: 7 Things Job Seekers Should Know About Recruiting and Hiring

 

Today’s Question: So much depends on a job seeker’s interactions with recruiters. And yet, many job seekers lack knowledge about what, exactly, recruiters do. Let’s make the recruiting process a little more transparent: What are some things that you think all job seekers should know about recruiters and the recruiting process?

 

Hiring managers and recruiters alike say they've seen more poorly written resumes cross their desks recently than ever before. Attract more interview offers and ensure your resume doesn't eliminate you from consideration by following these six key tips:

 

1.   Format Your Resume Wisely "Do the Hiring Managers" Work for Them

Your 20s are a time of major transitions.

The choices you make in this critical decade lay the foundation for your career, relationships, health, and well-being.

While nothing can replace learning through firsthand experience, you can save some stress by listening to those who have already been through it.

These are some of the best advice collected from writers and entrepreneurs who have been through this before.

Here are 17 things that successful people do in their 20s:

They learn to manage their time

HERE ARE FIVE COVER LETTER TIPS THAT CAN HELP YOU STAND OUT.
 
THESE ARE THE THINGS THAT YOU SHOULDN'T BE SAYING ALOUD IN THE WORKPLACE OR TO YOUR COWORKERS ACCORDING TO CAREERBUILDER.COM.
 

Don't tarnish your reputation by making whiny, haughty or untrue statements. Remember, silence can be golden -- especially if it prevents you from uttering one of these potentially career-damaging phrases:

 

Career planning is not an activity that should be done once — in high school or college — and then left behind as we move forward in our jobs and careers. Rather, career planning is an activity that is best done on a regular basis — especially given the data that the average worker will change careers (not jobs) multiple times over his or her lifetime. And it’s never too soon or too late to start your career planning.

1. Read voraciously literature related to your career Many books are absolute business classics in a general sense and others may be very specific to your chosen domain; consult book reviews and industry journals when uncertain and always aim to stay ahead of the curve in your career reading.

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