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✅Watch Next: Interview Preparation MasterClass: https://youtu.be/9mXG3AiXVMY You will double your chances if you watch this masterclass entirely. You can download the PowerPoint templates here; https://goo.gl/VWZD7X Learn the best way to answer "tell me about yourself" job interview question from a PwC Consulting Manager and easily impress the hiring manager. You will learn how to prepare, pass, and land interviews with multinational companies. Tell Me About Yourself is one of the most critical questions you will be asked in your interview. In fact, I'll go ahead and say that it's perhaps THE most important question. I'll also say that it's the only one that can allow you to leave a long lasting impression with the hiring managers. And, it's incredibly easy to pull it off. You need a structure in your pitch. A structure that will allow you to present your background effectively. In this video, I talk in great details as to how you should answer this job interview question. It's all about having a structure, knowing what to say, knowing what not to say and presenting your background smoothly while making sure mentioning important elements in your background which is also what the hiring managers are looking for. In your 2 minute pitch, you need to make sure you present your background in a way that they clearly get the idea that you are THE candidate they want to hire. Watch the video until the end to gain a full understanding on the topic." Visit http://thecareermastery.com for more resources. Enjoy...
Thank You Note Formula Video How to Write a Thank You- Plus, get my FREE Thank you Note Template at : http://bit.ly/2C5O3jp In a world where everyone feels taken for granted, writing a thank you note can set you apart from the crowd. Today I will show you the key elements that go in a thank you note, why it will set you apart and a bonus tip to make sure the note looks awesome. We are going to be focusing on thank you notes for interviews, but the rules basically apply to any type of thank you! And, if you liked this video be sure to hit the like button below, share it with your friends, and be sure to subscribe. Thanks for watching and I’ll see you in the next video! First, handwritten or email? In my opinion, for job interviews, an email is best. New york on a red eye. You want it to get to them fast. Don’t have one pre-written. For anything else- a thank you for meeting for coffee, doing you a favor-send a handwritten. It shows you really appreciate and care about their efforts. The Formula •Dear Name, •The actual thank you and for what •Something custom For job interview and info interviews it’s normally highlighting something you learned about the position. For info interviews it could also be reminding of a commonality you have. •Closing sentence-Thanks again and I look forward to staying in touch in the future. And Bonus Tip: If writing an actual thank you note card, you want it to look nice. To not mess it up and waste cards, take the card, trace it on copy paper and write what you want to say there. Did it all fit? If not, adjust it and once you’ve figured out what fits, copy the note onto the card. How this will make you stand out: Everyone hears they are supposed to write a thank you note, but only 1 out of 4 does. I’ve talked to recruiters who say they rarely ever get them,and when they do, they post them on their wall or set them on their desk. Be the one who stands out by sending the thank you! I have a workshop where I make people write thank you’s and it takes 4 minutes! 4 minutes can stand between you and a job! If you want more help, click the link in the description box below to receive an awesome thank you letter template to make sure you write a professional and well-received thank you note every time! WHERE TO FIND ME INSTAGRAM: http://instagram.com/cassthompson_career TWITTER: http://twitter.com/cassthompson ABOUT MY CHANNEL: Looking for help on your resume? Finding your first entry-level job, or switching positions? I’m here to help with all things career-related; whether finding a job, or keeping and loving the one you have. I have a passion and love to learn and research about careers, so you don’t have to. I’ll give you the best of all the advice I know and have experienced. Please subscribe and hit that notifications bell to be updated when new videos are uploaded!
Drawing from some of the most pivotal points in his life, Steve Jobs, chief executive officer and co-founder of Apple Computer and of Pixar Animation Studios, urged graduates to pursue their dreams and see the opportunities in life's setbacks -- including death itself -- at the university's 114th Commencement on June 12, 2005. Transcript of Steve Jobs' address: http://news-service.stanford.edu/news/2005/june15/jobs-061505.html Stanford University channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/stanford
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Start a legal career The best time to start preparing for your legal career is while you're still in law school - during your very first year, as a matter of fact. But it's a long way from Torts class to a thriving practice with (paying) clients. This article will lead you through some simple steps you can and should take to get your career off to a flying start the minute you have license in hand. Be active in your school's clubs and group activities, but be selective . Choose only those activities that you are sincerely interested in or concerned about. Don't sign up for the "Golfer's Legal Society" when you can't tell a putter from a five iron. (This is also good advice for networking as a practicing attorney down the road!) Your grades are your highest priority. Don't let anything get in the way of making the highest grades you can possibly make. Your first associate's position, as well as your summer jobs, will be dictated in large part by your ranking in your class. Bottom line: grades count. A lot. Try out for law review and Moot Court . Second only to grades in terms of how important they are to future employers, these two activities are "musts" for big-firm jobs, but they're impressive points on any resume. Get to know your future colleagues very well - especially the second and third year students . They'll be the best source of information around when it comes to what the local firms are really like. Take advantage of everything your Career Services office has to offer . Sign up for the videotaped practice interview sessions, the resume workshops, the image seminar - all of it. Take this process seriously, and realize you can't afford to say "no thanks" to assistance when it's offered. The legal profession is simply too competitive to leave it to your winning smile and awesome cite-checking abilities alone. Compete for summer jobs, and do your best to get a good one . Far from being simply nice options to have, a summer job with a firm is your best entrée to a paying position as an associate. If you do good work, and fit in well with the firm culture, there is no reason that you should not expect an offer of employment upon graduation. Use your summer position as a tool for evaluating practice areas . The legal profession is simply too complex these days not to specialize. While there are such things as general practitioners, the vast majority of attorneys will find the need to specialize in one area of the law, or to carve out a niche practice that focuses on a particular subject (motorcycles, for instance, or aviation). It's almost impossible to know what area you would be happiest in without some exposure to what the legal life is really like in that area. Don't hesitate to volunteer your time, even after you graduate . If you're interested in criminal work, find a high-profile criminal trial in your state and beg the lead defense attorney to let you help her for free. You'll get access and experience that will be invaluable later on - not to mention how impressive it sounds in an interview. If your goals lie more in the public interest arena, look for summer jobs as an intern in an agency of interest . Alternatively, find out which firms practice in that agency's jurisdiction and appear before it, or opposite it, and apply for a summer position there. You can often find out the most about an office or firm by working with someone who frequently opposes it. But be careful that you don't present an image as an enemy to the agency - first impressions are hard to shake. Treat finding your first associate position as a full-time job . Keep excellent records. Put in a full day's work making calls, sending resumes, going on interviews, etc. Most of all, don't give up. Helpful tip: If you've only sent out 100 resumes, you aren't doing enough. Join bar associations . Your county or region will typically have a bar association, as will your state. You can also join the American Bar Association or other national practice-oriented groups. Don't just pay your dues and sign up, though. Get involved. Ask to be placed on a committee of interest. Attend meetings, and offer to help officers with their administrative duties or group projects. Write articles . This is one of the best ways for an attorney to gain a reputation as an expert in his or her field. Don't just focus on law reviews. Look for publication opportunities in bar newsletters, consumer publications, and your local newspaper. Learn how to deal with the press early . Make yourself a valuable resource to local reporters, and you'll find yourself quoted in articles. Then, the next time a partner in a law firm has a crisis involving that issue, you might get a telephone call for assistance. That could lead to contract work or an offer of employment. Learn how to network effectively . Networking isn't schmoozing, randomly collecting business cards, or hitting up your friends for work. It's building relationships. It's helping..
Write a handwritten cover letter for a resume
In this modern age where everything seems to be computerized, it is no wonder that few people opt to submit a handwritten cover letter or resume.
In the past, there were resume templates that one could use to fill-out manually. But now, everything is typed neatly on a computer and sent via email, so employers get to read and file the resumes more efficiently.
However, having a handwritten cover letter to accompany a resume can help you stand out compared to other applications. It may appear old-fashioned yet it is personal and specific at the same time.
If you want to create a handwritten cover letter for your resume, read the tips below to help you.
Practice your writing. You may have been typing a lot lately and perhaps your penmanship is a little rusty. Get some sheets of paper and start practice writing again. Make sure you are able to observe a proper margin and straight lines. If you are having problems with the alignment and if you see that each line you write slants down, get a pad paper with lines. Place it under your clean sheet of paper and use the lines from the pad to guide you. Use proper tools. Use a clean, legal-sized bond paper and a black ink pen when writing a cover letter. Do not use just any pad paper and fancy, glittery pens as it will not seem formal and serious. Your paper should be of the same size as the paper you used for your resume. Do not write in script. Cursive writing is harder to read. So do not write the cover letter in script as much as possible. Write in the same manner in the whole letter for consistency and cleanliness. Observe proper size of characters . Make sure the font and size of your writing is readable. Do not write too small as it will be very difficult to read and understand. At the same time, do not write too big as if a child will read the letter. Also, do not write in block lettering in the body of the letter. Make sure you have correct punctuation marks. Punctuation marks such as commas, periods, question marks, etc. are automatically appended when you type using your desktop computer, especially in MS Word. However, as you cannot depend on this feature when writing manually, you need to be extra cautious of where to put the correct punctuation. Make sure you observe proper capitalization as well at the beginning of every sentence. Do not submit a letter with corrections. If you accidentally made a mistake in wording or spelling, start all over. Do not submit a cover letter with liquid eraser. Keep it short. As in any cover letter, handwritten or not, you should keep the content short and limited to only one page. Mention the position you are applying for and why you think you are the best candidate for the job. You may write some achievements and work experience to support this. Be sure to write in any job specification numbers or codes. Do not forget to thank the person for their time and that you are looking forward to presenting your detailed credentials to them in person.
Submit your resume with the cover letter on top. Proofread, proofread, and proofread. There is no automatic grammar or spelling check when doing a handwritten letter. So take time and review your work before submitting.