Archive for February, 2014

Did You Lose Your Job?

Did You Lose Your Job?

How do you explain how you lost your job. This article does a good job of helping you find the best way to explain. If you’ve lost your job – or are going to lose your job – the last thing that you want to talk about is “why” you lost your job. In fact, […]

February 20, 2014 | By More
Interview Question – Why has it Taken You so Long to Find a Job?

Interview Question – Why has it Taken You so Long to Find a Job?

This is a hard one to answer but a little thought ahead of time will let you deal with it. It’s difficult to believe that employers are still asking this type of question. Don’t they read the newspapers or listen to the news? If they were informed, they would know the answer; i.e. jobs are […]

February 19, 2014 | By More
Customize Your Resume for Today’s Job Search

Customize Your Resume for Today’s Job Search

The résumé that landed you a job five or ten years ago may no longer be as effective as it once was, especially if it was the “one size fits all” type. In order to conduct a successful job search, it’s essential that you custom fit your document to the targeted position and its challenges. […]

February 18, 2014 | By More
Video – Do’s and Don’ts

Video – Do’s and Don’ts

Here is a great video on what “to do” and “what not to do” on an interview. Click continue to view the video.

February 15, 2014 | By More
Job Interview Question: Why Are You Available?

Job Interview Question: Why Are You Available?

Knowing how to answer why you are available may make you seem more desirable or less desirable. The job interviewer wants to know, “Why are you available?” This is a question that is asked in almost every job interview. The answer you give regarding your departure from your last company will be either simple and […]

February 15, 2014 | By More
Better Opportunities for Professionals in Insurance Underwriting

Better Opportunities for Professionals in Insurance Underwriting

There is no dearth of jobs in the U.S. insurance industry for those with relevant educational qualifications and some professional experience in the field. Insurance underwriting is a segment of the industry that calls for a lot of analytical skills and the ability to judge the financial background of people applying for insurance.

February 13, 2014 | By More
Technology to take Big Hold on Insurance Industry in 2014

Technology to take Big Hold on Insurance Industry in 2014

As technology becomes a top priority for insurance companies’ bottom-line, more and more insurers must become tech savvy to maintain a competitive advantage.  Insurers are employing analytical and mobile technologies more than ever in 2014.  According to Property Casualty 360, an overwhelming 92 percent of insurance CEO’s believe their revenues will increase over the next three […]

February 12, 2014 | By More
How Large Companies are Helping Financial Specialists Succeed

How Large Companies are Helping Financial Specialists Succeed

The idea of cold-calling prospective clients can leave many financial specialists like you feeling, well… cold. Or, it may leave you feeling anxious and discouraged. Building your financial planning business on your own may seem like the entrepreneurial dream, but there may be another way to climb the ladder of success without starting completely cold.

February 12, 2014 | By More
Thriving on Phone Interviews

Thriving on Phone Interviews

Phone interviews are frequently used by companies to save time by pre-qualifying your interest and expertise. The following are some recommendations to ensure your next phone interview is successful for you.

February 12, 2014 | By More
Does an Interview Scare You?

Does an Interview Scare You?

Do not let the interview send you into shock. Follow these tips to help calm your fears. Your heart is beating faster than usual, your hands feel clammy, your mouth is so dry it feels like you have cotton inside — and you’re supposed to feel confident. Are you going to an interview or a torture […]

February 12, 2014 | By More