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  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    Mar 05TH, 2015

    How to ace a phone interview

      Phone interviews will rarely get you the job, but they could lose it for you. Phone interviews can be a low-investment method for employers to screen initial candidates, so you should approach them differently from how you would a face-to-face meeting. Talking the talk In a face-to-face interview, you’re there to demonstrate that you […]

  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    Jan 04TH, 2015

    How to stand out from the crowd in the New Year

    Don’t just resolve to get thin and fit in 2015. Make it your resolution to start afresh in your career and to stand out from the crowd in the New Year. By mastering a few basics you’ll ensure that employers notice you. It’ll add oomph to your career future and job hunting will become a […]

  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    Dec 14TH, 2014

    How to Turn Casual Job into Permanent One?

    Take casual work seriously. It could be your ticket to the perfect permanent job by leveraging the experience you’ve gained. You could also have many more valuable skills to populate your CV with than you ever imagined. Google the words: “what can I learn from working at McDonald’s” and you’ll see that even flipping burgers […]

  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    Jun 30TH, 2014

    What to do if you did not get that promotion?

    What to do if you did not get that promotion? For the majority of working Pakistanis, June is the month of performance reviews. Reviews can be a rewarding time for some, but they can also be a deflating experience for those whose hopes are set on a promotion. If you’ve worked your very hardest to […]

  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    Jun 02ND, 2014

    How to recover when you’ve messed up at work?

    Your heart sinks. The unbelievable has come true. You’ve messed up at work. We’ve all made mistakes at work at some point in our lives. Who hasn’t missed a meeting that was in their diary, deleted a folder with important information, or sent an email to a client or your boss that wasn’t meant for […]

  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    May 29TH, 2014

    Common body language mistakes in interviews

    Common body language mistakes in interviews   What speaks more than words in an interview? Body language is the answer. Have you noticed how you warm to someone who looks you in the eye, and feel threatened when someone leans back and fold their arms? Job hunting season is now open and some experts say […]

  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    Jan 30TH, 2014

    How to address key selection criteria

    How to address key selection criteria? How badly do you want that job? If it’s the job for you stop and think hard about the key selection criteria. The key criteria for a job are usually spelled out in a list of qualities, knowledge and skills needed for the job. Follow our 9 golden rules […]

  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    Jan 09TH, 2014

    Resume Privacy Feature

    Resume Privacy Feature As you may already know that we allow you to create a full professional resume and also select anonymous option in your profile settings. When you turn this option on, your profile still appears in the listings but your name, picture, social links, and work experience will be hidden from a general […]

  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    Dec 31ST, 2013

    Happy New Year 2014

    Happy New Year 2014 from Pakistan Recruiter Board Happy Job Hunting…   When the clock strikes twelve on December 31st, people all over the world cheer and wish each other a very Happy New Year. For some, this event is no more than a change of a calendar. For others, the New Year symbolizes the […]

  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    Aug 28TH, 2013

    ATTENDING INTERVIEWS

    ATTENDING INTERVIEWS Thorough preparation should leave you feeling calm and ready for your job interview. Here are some tips to see you through the interview. Don’t be late – reduce your stress levels and get there early Make eye contact – look at the person who is talking to you and when answering questions, be […]

  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    Aug 28TH, 2013

    CREATING A FOLIO FOR A JOB INTERVIEW

    CREATING A FOLIO FOR A JOB INTERVIEW So you’ve got the interview and they’ve asked you to bring in your folio. What now? There are plenty of reasons you might be asked to bring in a folio to an interview. Whether you’re an artist, a designer or a writer, whatever your field is, there are […]

  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    Aug 28TH, 2013

    GETTING READY FOR AN INTERVIEW

    GETTING READY FOR AN INTERVIEW You’ve been asked to attend an interview – congratulations! Now what? Preparing for your interview will help you perform well, reduce your nerves and increase your chances of getting the job. Research Learn as much as you can about the company and its reputation – it will be easy to […]

  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    Aug 28TH, 2013

    JOB INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

    Job Interview Questions So you’ve submitted your job application and it’s done its job – you’ve been asked to attend a job interview. Congratulations! This section has tips and advice on how to prepare for interviews, how to behave when attending an interview and some suggestions about the kinds of questions you might get asked. […]

  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    Aug 26TH, 2013

    COLD CALLING – WHAT IS IT?

    Cold calling – what is it? If at least 80% of jobs aren’t advertised, how then are you meant find them? One excellent way is to cold call. Cold calling is where you introduce yourself over the phone to a potential employer and then ask them for a job. You might also be seeking work […]

  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    Aug 26TH, 2013

    THE HIDDEN JOB MARKET

    THE HIDDEN JOB MARKET The hidden job market contains job vacancies that are available but haven’t been advertised. Experts say it’s a large part of the job market. Only half of all job vacancies are advertised in the media or through job search websites. That means half of all available jobs don’t get advertised. Tapping […]

  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    Aug 23RD, 2013

    CAREER NETWORKING

    Career Networking Networking isn’t just swapping business cards at social parties. It’s something you can do in your everyday life to get a job. When you’re looking for work, take every opportunity to expand your network and use your contacts to find out about job vacancies. Creating a network Creating a network is simple, so […]

  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    Aug 21ST, 2013

    HOW TO WRITE A COVER LETTER

    HOW TO WRITE A COVER LETTER A job cover letter is a single-page letter that should always accompany any resume, folio or application documents that you send to a prospective employer. You might be applying for a specific, advertised job, or you might be contacting a potential employer to see if they have any vacancies. […]

  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    Aug 21ST, 2013

    SAMPLE RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS

    SAMPLE RESUMES AND COVER LETTERS Writing a resume – also called a “CV” or “curriculum vitae” – can be tricky. So can writing a cover letter. Well, first not because we have a bunch of cover letter examples and resume examples that you can use as a starting point to get you on the way […]

  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    Aug 21ST, 2013

    WHO CAN BE MY JOB REFEREE?

    WHO CAN BE MY JOB REFEREE ? A job referee is anyone who can vouch for what you are like as a person and what you are like to work with. When choosing someone to be your referee, think about people who can say good things about you to potential employers. Who to ask Don’t […]

  • Pakistan Recruiter Board
    Aug 21ST, 2013

    HOW TO WRITE A RESUME

    HOW TO WRITE A RESUME ( make a cv ) A resume – sometimes called a curriculum vitae or CV – is a summary of your education, training, work experience and skills. A good resume demonstrates how your skills and abilities match up with the requirements of a job. How Long Should a Resume Be? A resume […]