How to find work

Whenever  you are looking for a job, it requires two main things–understand yourself and understand the job market.Always be sure that you choose your career and ready to find a job. There are several ways by which you can get job easily.

 

1) RESUME

When you start job searching, make sure that your resume is complete. Your resume contain all your information, including who you are and what makes you interested for this job. Be honest, don’t tell lie on your resume. Review your resume 3-5 times for grammatical errors. Use simple language and ensure your name and contact details should be properly displayed.

2) PITCH

During interview when the hiring manager starts with questions like “ Tell me about yourself” The answer should be short between 30 seconds to 2 minutes.Don’t stammer while describing yourself. Never try to explain too fast either. So always practice your pitch before going for an interview.

3)  COMMUNICATION SKILLS

The hiring manager will be interested in your accomplishments or why you want to work for his company and what you will do to become a better employer. For that you attend some conferences that improve your abilities. Try to learn how to operate different machines. Improve your spoken and written communication skills because the working environment consist of different kinds of people so its necessary to posses skills of communication.

4) PAST EXPERIENCE

During an interview sometimes you might be given a situation and ask what you would do. So, based on your past experiences and using examples try to give the answer. Be honest and confident.

5)  NETWORK

Try to make network with your friends, relatives  contact them and ask them for any opening for which they recommend you. Explain them what type of job you are looking for.

6) VOLUNTEER WORK

If you are not ready for job, you can work as a volunteer that makes you confident . With that you are not only helping others , but also gain some experience. Highlight your volunteer experience on your resume.

 

Article publié pour la première fois le 16/01/2013

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Different ways to manage stress at work

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Different ways to manage stress at work

 

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To find low stress job may be difficult for many  people. Job stress is normal but sometime the excessive stress can interfere with your health and how you can deal with it, makes a difference between your success and failure. So, at that time most  realistic choice  or strategy would be helpful to reduce stress.

1) Recognize Warning signs–

Whenever you feel more work, never lose confidence. Sometime it makes you irritable and you become less effective in your job. So whenever you find warning signs of excessive stress at work like–

-irritable or depressed                                 – headache

-lack of sleep                                                    – problem in concentration

– fatigue

   So, if you ignore the warning sign of the work stress, they can lead to big problems.

2) Regular exercise–

Pay  attention to your physical and emotional health. When you take care of yourself , you are more stronger to stress.. Aerobic exercises lifts the mood, increase energy, sharpen your body and relax both your mind and body. So always perform 30 minutes of exercise everyday  that will help you to reduce your stress level.

3) Healthy eating–

Healthy eating helps you to reduce stressful work days. sometime, lower level of sugar in the blood, makes you feel irritable and excessive eating makes you lethargic. So small and frequent meals maintain balance , lifts your mood and you become energetic.

4) Avoid alcohol and nicotin–

Alcohol in little quantity reduce anxiety but when you drink alcohol to reduce job stress, it leads to alcohol dependence.

5) Get enough sleep–

Stress can lead to improper sleep. If you rest completely, its easy for you to maintain balance and you can complete your work without stress. If you get enough sleep , the next day  your mind will be fresh.

6) Time and work management–

If you maintain balanced schedule then it will help you to complete your responsibilities and tasks. Always try to finish things that are more important.  Try to maintain balance between your work and family life. If you leave 15-20 minutes early in the morning it makes difference to your work rather than during late hours. Always take some break in your work. If there is some big projects, break it into small parts and then try to manage them in time.

7) Challange your stress  with humor–

When you are over loaded with stress, try to manage it with humor. It reduces stress and feels you light. Always take your work positive and do it with confidence.

8) Break habits that add stress–

Try to break habits that add stress in your work. Sometime you will downfall in your work, think positive and handle it with confidence. Don’t try to control things that are not under your control rather than you focus  on the work that you can handle and do your best.

9) Avoid conflict–

Try to avoid conflict with your managers and stay calm and cheerful. Never mix your professional and personal life. Try to make balance between your work and family life. Take participate in some social and outdoor activities that makes you active and happy. Try to avoid the people who don’t work well with others.

10) Listening music–

Sometime music is helpful and relieve stress after work. Long day work makes you irritable and tired, at that time your favorite music can make you less stressed and you feel better.

Article publié pour la première fois le 03/01/2013

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