Your manuscript is complete, and you have a list of your favorite agents and a strong query letter... but how do you properly address letters to agents? You neither want to be too formal nor too casual - strike the perfect balance.
In this video, we learn how to negotiate a pay raise with game theory. You first need to take into account how much money you are getting an hour with how much you are worth. Make a chart with your boss on there and the other player is you. You will then see if you want to play soft, medium, or hardball with them to negotiate. Think about how your boss will respond to different types of negotiations. When you are finally confident in approaching your boss, you will get respect and get the pay...
Getting fired can ruin your life, especially if you didn't deserve it. Fortunately, if you've been wrongly fired you have recourse. Watch this video to learn how you can file a Wrongful Dismissal Claim with a lawyer and get compensation or even your job back.
Are you inspired by spy movies? Is James Bond your role model? Have you always wanted an exciting military or government career? These tips will show you the best way to land your dream job as a CIA agent.
In this video, we learn how to write a winning resume and cover letter. First, you want to remember that your resume online needs to be keyword rich, so you will have greater chances of getting an interview. To find keywords for your resume, look up different job descriptions to change your resume to fit that specific job. List your specific qualities that make you the best candidate for that job. For your cover letter, make sure you always send it along with your resume. You want to capture ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to pass the oral interview to become a police officer. Remember that the officers interviewing you want to see you succeed, so demonstrate your personality while you are being interviewed. When you are getting asked questions, ask for clarity, there is nothing wrong with this. The first type of interview you are going to have is a local focus interview, to know that you are committed to the area you live in. The next type of interview you will have is the behavi...
Elizabeth Chamberlain with Space Lift demonstrates how to attract more business with feng shui. To attract more business you need helpful people to hire you or to spread the word about your goods and services. The travel of information is also important in business. Your house should address these areas. First, find the focus room on your energy map by laying the energy map on top of your home floor plan. The travel and helpful people area is in the lower right corner of your home, standing i...
hcoleman teaches you how to answer interview questions using strategy. When the interviewer asks you to talk about yourself, you should talk about your strengths, abilities, and things that motivate you; things that demotivate you are also important. Your last job question should focus on achievements, leadership, and team skills. Use examples regarding your qualifications. The five years question is about honesty. You should talk about the company you want to work for in 5 years. Identify yo...
In this economy being competitive for a job means your application must stand out above the rest. Here's how to write a cover letter to successfully introduce your resume. Make sure your cover letter follows business letter format. Your name and address must be written at the top left corner. The employer's name and address are written just below. The letter should be addressed to a specific person within the company. Paragraphs in a business letter are not indented, but instead are left just...
In this video the author explains when to write a recommendation letter to some one. He says that one may often face this situation to write a recommendation letter to some one we know. He advises that you should write a recommendation letter about some one only if we think that they are good at what they do and if we really believe in them. He says not to write recommendation letter if there is any problem because there is a chance that we may loose our credibility by such an action. This vi...
Does dentistry sound of interest to you? If you don’t mind spending the day in other peoples’ mouths, dentistry might just be the career for you. In this video, learn what steps need to be taken to break into the field of dentistry.
Some people are hesitant about changing their resume and editing certain things in or out; they feel it's like cheating. It's not. Changing up your resume is perfectly acceptable as long as you don't lie or make false claims about your history. Tailoring your resume is about putting yourself in a context the company feels will suit them the best.
Want to fulfill your dream of becoming an ice cream truck driver? If the idea of rolling around in the sunshine selling ice cream sounds good to you, here's what you need to do.
For many of us, being the interviewer is as nerve-racking as being the interviewee. You can keep your cool and quickly weed out unqualified applicants.
This video resume-writing tutorial offers a powerful overview of 12 important aspects to consider when preparing your resume. A bad resume won't get you any job interviews, not matter how great your experience. Watch and learn how to put together a quality resume and get that much closer to your dream job.
This video tells you what keywords are and where to find them. You will learn how to effectively use keywords in your resume in the form of a list and to build your summary of qualification section. It also shows you how to present the keywords creatively. Watch this video resume-writing tutorial and learn how to use keywords for making a good resume.
Preparing answers is essential for any job interview. Completing this video will walk you through preparing opening job interview answers, example based answers, responses to difficult job interview questions and the best answers to questions about your weak areas.
Listing your accomplishments is an essential part of your resume. Completion of this video instructs you how to list your accomplishments on a resume in bulleted lists while using action verbs, showing results and impressing the reader. Build an amazing resume today.
Brian Krueger presents "The Very Best Way to Present Your References." Present your references during an interview.
If you had to live your life over again, what one thing would you change?" This quick video covers what you need to know for answering this tough interview question. Watch this video to find out the best approach for answering this question. Answer the interview question "What Would You Change?".
Guesstimate questions are often the toughest part of any consulting or finance interview. Watch the guesstimate video to see the right (and wrong) way to answer a guesstimate question.
In this Video Tutorial I show you five fundamental Steps to find a Job on an Online Job-Platform like LinkedIn.com. If you really follow and create this steps you will land an awesome Job.
Searching Twitter is a great way to find the latest information on world events, pop culture, sports, and more. If you know how to look, you can even find the most recent job listings in many fields. This video will show you how use advanced search on Twitter and find the job you are looking for.
The resume is an essential tool for getting freelance work assignments. A well written article is not enough when trying to secure a freelance or staff position as a writer. Publishers want to see a resume. It gives the writer an outstanding opportunity to introduce themselves and it gives the editor a general idea of who you are, where you've been, and the work you've completed.
The term "cosmetology" is not what most people think it means. In fact, cosmetology involves the study of skin, hair, and nails, rather than makeup.
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For most of us, working out at the gym is a time we have to schedule outside of our other work and family commitments. But how about making exercise your job? No, we're not talking about becoming a pro athelete. Rather, if you become a personal trainer you can work out, help others work out, and get paid good money while doing it.
Many people think that once they start a business of their own they'll be cruisin' through life. No set hours, no boss to insult you, and no getting up at 6 AM to commute to work. But being your own boss comes with a lot of responsibility. If you're ready to take the good with the bad, check out this video to learn how to begin a home-based business.
Letters of recommendation are vital parts of many high-level recruitment processes, be they for school, work, or honors. Getting the right people to right them for you the right way is vital, and this video will give you tips on how to do just that.
Money, as we all know, creates stability and ease of living. But an unfortunate consequence of having money is all the work you have to do to get it.
Is your boss a monster when it comes to running his company? While those who take on more than their job description calls for are usually the ones that get ahead, working too much or working overtime too often are not necessarily good for the company or for your health.
With the economy looking more sour than Lindsay Lohan at her latest party, finding a job means exploring every avenue possible. This means thinking about doing job training to both expand what you know and to possibly work in a field you never considered before.
So you've sent your query letter off to your favorite literary agent, but a response has been slow in coming. Should you follow up? When is too soon? Should you follow up by email, or is a phone call better?
If you have the chance to briefly talk and sit with a literary agent (such as at a convention), you only have so much time to impress them and pitch your book to them. These tips are the best ways to get an agent and secure representation.
In this economy almost no one world-wide is working up to their potential. If you're in the position of having to apply for a job you're overqualified for and don't want to be rejected because you're too good, watch this video for tips on hiding overqualification and getting the job you need until you can have the one you want.
Want to break into the video game industry? Dream of a career as a game designer? This video shows you how you can become a game designer, in specific for the large game studio Electronic Arts. Find out what's in store for you and the ideal path of study.
In this tutorial, we learn how to file for unemployment in Michigan. In the state of Michigan, you can now file online or on the phone without standing in line. First, you will need to make sure you have all of your personal information and information from your previous job. Once you have all of this information, enter it into the phone or the internet when you are asked for the information. When you are finished entering in the information, you will be finished. The state will contact you i...
In this tutorial, we learn how to negotiate salary terms. If you have just gotten a new job but the salary is not what you were hoping for, there is a way to negotiate the terms. If you have a great benefit package and salary, you will have the career benefits that you want to have. Talk to your boss or the appropriate person to see what you can do to get a higher pay rate at your new job. See if there is a way you can prove your work to get a salary increase. Negotiate with them to see what ...
This is a video tutorial in the Business & Money category where you are going to learn how to how to negotiate your salary without losing the job. You want more salary but, the company wants to pay less. How do you come to an agreement where both sides are happy? George Black, CEO of RSA Corp, gives tips on how to facilitate salary negotiations. The most important tip is he who mentions money first loses. So what you need to do is say "I am very interested in this position and I would serious...
If you're wondering about the field of psychiatry, this video will teach you what you need to know. Dr. Ogan Gurel talks about the field of psychiatry and how it works. Psychiatry is a field of medicine that deals with mental disorders and looks at signs and symptoms. As you begin to understand the different aspects to the behavior, medication is entered into the equation to help out the behavior of the person. He explains that you must understand the biological symptoms of people as well as ...