When selecting your most appropriate pathway to create the right entry point to the career of your choice, consider more than just your aptitude for that direction in life. There are so many other factors to take in to consideration – here are just a few items to add to your ‘what career path do I choose for myself’ checklist:
When applying for a position, a cover letter should almost always be added in addition to sending out a resume. The cover letter serves a few purposes. First, it helps you focus the attention of hiring managers so they can see exactly how you fit into a certain position and work environment. Second, it might be the only way they are able to judge your communication skills. Your writing skills are on display, and the way you logically tie ideas together is also on show.
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In essence, a cover letter is the same as a sales letter and you are the product or service someone is buying to help fit the needs of a company.
In this article, you will learn how to compose a cover letter that will land you job interviews.
Studying online is the new black. Smartphones and the Internet have taken our lives to a whole new level and have made studying more accessible. As classrooms slowly shift from a physical space to a digital one - making it more convenient, it can also come with its own set of challenges.
Studying online can have a different set of requirement to an on-campus course. Online study is flexible – allowing you to fit study around your life and maintain other commitments like your job; it allows you to go at your own pace and offers you 24/7 access to course materials (seriously, you can study whenever and wherever suits). On the flip side, an online course demands more motivation, self-discipline and better organisation.
Like all things, you have to work to get a good outcome. Follow our online study tips and strategies to help you on your way to success.
A resume is one of those must-have items when applying for a job. It is a powerful tool that distils all your work experience so that hiring managers can quickly make decisions about whether you fit in a certain position or not.
However, what exactly are hiring managers looking for? How do they decide whether you fit into a certain position or not? In this article, we will cover exactly this and then teach you how to construct a resume from scratch, so that you increase your chances of landing that important interview. Here are 10 steps to follow when you want to write that eye-catching resume:
If you’re considering studying an online course with MCI Institute, but have a few questions about what the MCI experience entails, you’re in luck. We’ve answered some of the questions prospective students frequently ask us, see below:
STEP 1: Don’t apply to every job.
Instead of playing a numbers game and copy/pasting emails with generic cover letters, narrow your focus. Yes, this will take time, but honing in on the four or five positions you REALLY want will help you focus your resume and craft careful emails to hiring managers.
A career change rarely happens overnight. In most cases, a growing sense of dread, increased boredom and finally, infuriating frustration culminate in action. If you suspect you might be due for a change in vocation, look out for the following red flags:
Acknowledge that you’re a part of the team
While a leader is expected to serve as a role model, they’re also expected to work with everyone else involved. See yourself as an equal, as opposed to a superior to everyone else. It’s important to lead by example. Practising what you preach is the most effective way to garner respect.
Telephone interviews are often used by recruiters or internal human resources as a method to find the best candidates prior to in-person interviews. Here is what everything you need to know and succeed this fist step:
It’s not enough to want to advance your career – you have to know exactly what you need to do to get from A to B. To help you fast-track your career development, we advise that you bear the following in mind:
There are massive opportunities for you to gain a vocational qualification and here are some of the reasons why you should consider working towards a nationally recognised qualification:
When considering further education, many prospective students are of the mistaken opinion that online business courses pale in comparison to their traditional counterparts. To set the record straight, we debunk some of the most common myths surrounding online diplomas: