“Before anything else, preparation is the key to success.” This timeless quote from Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, will always be true. You might have all the skills, education and experience in the world, but if you dont get prepared for your job search, resume writing or interview before it happens, you are taking a gamble with your future and career.
Preparation is important for every aspect of your job search. It all starts when you first decide to look for a job. You will need to understand what you are looking for, what wage range you want and who to approach for a job. Before you begin writing a resume, you will need to collect certain documents and gather information in order to create a complete resume. Interviews require preparation of questions, answers and supporting documents to prove the claims on your resume.
The following articles will help you get through the process of preparation so that every aspect of your job search is complete, accurate and prepared for success.
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