Requirements in the job market are no longer as simple as they used to be. The candidate that has the most experience is no longer a shoe-in for the job. Nowadays, candidates must have aptitude and competency along with other qualifying factors. Aptitude and competency are not the same nor are they interchangeable in any way.
It’s that time of year again: the holidays are here, and from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Eve, office workers will have a lot of time off, right? Well, what if you’re in a job that does business through the holidays and you’re asked to work? Or what if you tried to get vacation time off for the holidays and you were denied? What do you do if you must work for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Year’s Eve?
Many people know how to go online and perform a job search. Many people also know how to read a newspaper for job openings in the area. What they don’t know is how to set themselves apart from the numerous other people who are trying to get hired. The following are three creative tips for applying for a job: