Minglebox Education News - interviewtips http://www.minglebox.com/news Education News and Views that you can use. en-us Sat, 21 Apr 2018 13:19:56 GMT Sat, 21 Apr 2018 13:19:56 GMT http://www.minglebox.com/rss Minglebox Feed Generator contact@minglebox.com contact@minglebox.com 5 Minglebox Education News 142 18 http://www.minglebox.com/news http://www.minglebox.com/images/global/logo-of-minglebox.gif <![CDATA[Tips for freshers to handle tricky questions in an interview]]> Do you at times ponder on the fact that despite of creating an excellent resume why are you still looking for a job? What a student/ fresher needs to realize is that always the right resume does not land you the right job. At times what becomes more important for a fresher is his presence of mind and level of confidence during the interview while handling tough questions. A few pointers to help you tackle the tricky questions:- Don’t play the blame game - At times the interviewer will try to put pressure or create stressful situations by asking “why have you..

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Thu, 18 Aug 2011 06:42:07 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa31bdc25f0131dba0199f738c
<![CDATA[How to write a cover letter?]]> As the saying goes “your first impression is the last impression”. This is the very purpose of a cover letter as well.  Cover letters compliment a resume and also introduces an individual to the employer. It interprets the data and facts in the resume and also adds a personal touch.  In fact, a cover letter is often the earliest written contact with a potential employer. Many find it difficult to write a cover letter. What makes it easy is taking one step at a time. The six key elements to remember while writing a cover letter are —the five W’s and one..

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Mon, 03 Dec 2012 08:37:11 GMT data-0001-fdbffeac3b4c590a013b5fe96d8e4ff2
<![CDATA[Extra Curricular Activities Add an Extra Edge to the RESUME]]> Presently, recruitment is becoming a very complicated process. Though resume is a point of contact between a potential candidate and recruiter, with the huge number of resumes received by the HR department it is quite likely that they may not go through every resume in detail. Resumes appearing professional with correct formatting as well as stating detailed version of candidate’s qualifications may not attract attention of the HR. The quality of a resume is considered good only when it states approach of a candidate towards work as well as the ability of a candidate to comprehend the..

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Thu, 07 Apr 2011 08:59:05 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa2f265192012f2f2fb1a06cd3
<![CDATA[Top Recruiters In India]]> Every year approximately a count between 6, 00,000 and 7, 00,000 Tech and business graduates pass out in India. These graduates get placed in FMCG sector, Banking and financial sectors, Information Technology, Manufacturing to name a few. The most promising destinations when it comes to job hunting especially attracting job seekers to the metropolitan cities like Delhi, Mumbai, chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad etc. Economic development of these cities as well as being home to some of the most renowned industries, there are numerous job opportunities that one may look forward to in these..

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Tue, 03 May 2011 05:06:40 GMT data-0001-fdbffe832fb131b0012fb440415d3eab
<![CDATA[Tips on how to crack campus placements]]> When a student reaches his/her final year of college one of the most important and also exciting phase he/she looks forward to is the placement season. Many companies, big and small, come to colleges for recruiting new employees. Campus placements give a lot of opportunities to students that they wouldn’t get if they stepped out into the industry looking for a job by them after graduation. The placement record of a college is one of the main criteria for students during admission. However, preparing for a placement process is not the same as preparing for an exam and students should..

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Fri, 29 Jun 2012 09:58:30 GMT data-0001-fdbffead383365db013837ad723d0a23
<![CDATA[Five mantras to begin your career on a positive note]]> The first career opportunity is an important landmark in a career of a professional and initial months are very crucial. Your first impression leaves a long lasting impression on your manager. Below given are the five important ways to start your career on a good note: Be a good listener One of the most important things in one’s professional life is to be a good listener. You must listen and examine carefully before advising any changes. This works not only at your workplace but also in your personal life. A new joinee suggesting better ways for improvement is generally not..

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Tue, 03 Jul 2012 09:19:07 GMT data-0001-fdbffe84384be01601384c22d6430b3c
<![CDATA[Ten most commonly asked questions in an interview]]> Cracking an interview and receiving an offer is not a tough nut if you know how to answer the questions posed to you. Generally HR managers frame questions from what you answer, so you have to act little smart while answering the recruiters leaving no scope for them to gruel you. Here we are providing a list of ten most commonly asked questions by the recruiters which can catch you off guard: Did you plan to quit your present position earlier? If yes, why did stay there till now? An intelligent answer to this question would be: “ I am not looking actively for job..

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Tue, 10 Jul 2012 09:58:29 GMT data-0001-fdbffead386ac51801387053622242df
<![CDATA[Mantras to grab the job of your choice]]> There is no shortcut to success but still there are some basic points which have to be kept in mind to beat the interview process. Sometimes we fail to present our strengths to grab the job opportunity of our choice. Let us know what all necessary points we need to keep in mind while going for an interview: Before walking in for interview 1)Evaluate the job profile: Before walking in for interview you should go through the job profile to know what the recruiter is looking for. Then prepare a cover letter indicating your strengths and skills to ensure that you are the right choice for..

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Wed, 01 Aug 2012 10:32:49 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8438dd5ba20138e1beb9c8467a
<![CDATA[Five steps to impress your company during internship]]> Internship is the best opportunity to prove your capabilities. You can utilize this to impress your company so that your internship gets converted to fulltime employment. Let’s know the tactics: Stick to the Office Decorum To leave a positive first impression, come to the office on time, dress in formals and complete targets on time. Always be optimistic and motivated towards your work. Some companies do not pay for interns but still you should take that opportunity seriously. Show Interest Apart from understanding your profile, you should show your willingness to..

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Wed, 01 Aug 2012 10:59:28 GMT data-0001-fdbffe8438dd5ba20138e1d71f67680d
<![CDATA[Tips to structure an attractive resume]]> Now that you have completed your course, jobs are the only thing that can strike you at this point of time. Finding an attractive job abroad can be a little difficult. Nevertheless, you must give every chance your best shot. One of the most crucial things that are considered while applying for a job is your resume. If you have a well structured resume, your chances of getting the job are maximized. Here are few tips on how to structure your resume attractively: Keep it short and simple Since you are a fresher in the job market, you might want to display all your skills and activities..

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Mon, 03 Sep 2012 07:43:50 GMT data-0001-fdbffe85396d8def01398b15e12d1c39
<![CDATA[Do's and Dont's In an Interview]]> An interview can be a challenge- be it preparing for an interview or facing one. Having said this there are ways in which you can face and prepare for an interview, in such a manner that you can showcase your confident and dynamic self. This is what the interviewers want to see in a candidate. Here are a few simple Do’s and Don’ts to follow for a successful job interview. Follow these simple tips and you will achieve success at this important phase of job-hunting. Dos and Don’ts in Interview: Before the Interview: Dress appropriately for the..

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Fri, 18 Mar 2011 09:43:09 GMT data-0001-fdbffe832ec44a4b012ec858dc2c10a2
<![CDATA[Guidelines for Group Discussion During Placements]]> Group Discussion is an important aspect and most companies have a GD round while recruitment.  Group Discussion is the place for the Potential employers learn more about the applicants; his/her co ordination with team, communication skills and it is an opportunity for applicants to stand out. During this discussion, you will be competing with the other members of the group, so it is critical that you make the proper impression. It is critical for you to make a good impression and draw attention to yourself, without being rude with the other members. Here are a few useful tips for GD..

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Fri, 18 Mar 2011 11:58:15 GMT data-0001-fdbffe832ec8a331012ec8d489f2179e
<![CDATA[How To Write A Successful Resume]]> Searching for a new job is never much fun, but it's something everyone has to do at some point in time. The first step in a successful job hunt is a strong resume. Your Resume is an advert for you, an opportunity to sell yourself to potential employers. Your Resume is the first step in the recruitment process so it has to be right. The average employer's initial scan of a resume lasts only 15 to 30 seconds. That gives you a very short time in which you need to grab their attention and convince them to keep on reading. Here are a few key things that employers look for: ..

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Fri, 18 Mar 2011 11:32:59 GMT data-0001-fdbffe832ec8a331012ec8bd693a0a49
<![CDATA[Frequently Asked HR Questions]]> HR Round is the most important round in an interview and it is quite important that one prepares well for it.  In the HR round the concerned person evaluates a potential employee to analyze his fitment to the organization structure. Often, parts of the interview may seem to have little or no bearing on the job in question. At times, whatever is asked in the HR round has very less connection with the prospective job but essentially the candidate’s behavioral aspects are judged in the HR round. The HR mainly checks the candidate’s capability to handle tough situations. ..

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Mon, 18 Apr 2011 10:43:18 GMT data-0001-fdbffeaa2f5a3478012f68350fa5142b