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Understand: a resume is not a ticket for an interview, but a banknote

There is an opinion that, supposedly, a resume is a ticket for an interview. His main task is to get a call. This is a very erroneous opinion, which killed a large number of professionals. A person thinks that if he worked at Microsoft, Yandex, Google, then no matter what his resume is, it is important to indicate the place of work. Partly he is right: such a resume, of course, will interest the recruiter, but no more. The main task of the resume is to show the true value of you as a professional. If you did not immediately show your true value, then in an interview it will be more difficult to do. At the dawn of my recruiting youth, I many times faced with a situation where I have an excellent candidate with whom I recently conducted an interview. I understand that this is exactly what my customer needs, I send the resume to the customer, mentally losing the scenario of their future communication, hiring my candidate and the prize received. But here I sent the resume and in reply
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Why fill out a questionnaire if you have a resume?

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Where am I? Types of interviews and rules of conduct for them

Forewarned - means armed, says folk wisdom. So it would be nice for job seekers to know what can expect them at the interview. Indeed, it is far from always the case is limited to the questions “Why do you want to work with us?” And “Tell us about your experience”. To understand what kind of interview you got in and how to behave, read recommendations. Several interview classifications have been developed. We will focus on the types of interviews that are most often applied in practice and which you are very likely to encounter. Screening interview: on clothes meet ... Depending on the purpose, there are 2 types of interviews - screening and screening. The screening interview is the first step in the recruiter’s personal interaction with candidates. Of all those who sent their resumes for the vacancy, the selection manager selects applicants who objectively meet the requirements of the vacancy. Of course, some applicants can be eliminated at the resume stage if,

“Why didn’t they take me?” Is it always worth reproaching yourself for mistakes at the interview

Denial of employment can be different. They may call you and politely say that, unfortunately, they are not yet ready to make a job offer. They can write the same in an email. They may not call or write - then you yourself will guess everything. However, whatever the denial of employment, even in seasoned interview candidates, it sometimes causes an attack of pessimism. But is it always necessary to scold oneself for mistakes made? Read the advice of specialists “Why did they refuse me?” Some applicants are tormented, sorting through every moment of the interview and every phrase in the resume. Such a reflection, of course, is useful: you can really understand what confused the recruiter in your candidacy. But not always the matter is only in you. Experts acknowledge that there can be a lot of reasons for refusing to hire, and they are not always associated with the low professionalism of the candidate. It's no secret that job seekers are denied because they are t