Hot Jobs & Resumes How-Tos

How To: Communicate with a graphic design client

In this tutorial, we learn how to communicate with a graphic design client. When you are dealing with a graphic design client, you will want to ask them a ton of questions to try to get into their head. If they are hard to deal with, then drop them as a client and don't do business with them. When dealing with other clients, make sure you communicate with them clearly so you both see the same vision and you are working in the right direction. Ask the client what type of budget they have first...

How To: File an unemployment claim online for Florida

In this tutorial, we learn how to file an unemployment claim online for Florida. First, log onto the website FluidNow. Once you are on the website, you will see a left hand sidebar with a menu, click on the option to file a claim. You will now go to a new screen where you will see guidelines and information on filing a claim. Continue to read the list of information you need, the check that you have it, and continue the application. Enter your personal information on each page you are present...

How To: Write and post a winning resume & cover letter

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 ...

How To: Give negative feedback to workers on the job

Need a new perspective on giving feedback in the workplace? Giving feedback can be tough, especially when you're dealing with negative feedback. It's a challenge. This video will cover some quick tips you can use to make sure both parties get the most out of the experience. It will create a better work environment, and workers will be more willing to change their ways.

How To: Minimize the role of politics in your office

Politics have always been an unavoidable part of office life, but that has become even more the case in this down economy when competition between coworkers is more intense than ever. This can be a major problem for managers if their workers start being more concerned about their politicking than their performance. This video for managers offers tips for reducing the role of politics in your office, keeping your employees focused on the task at hand and more productive.

How To: Play office politics

You either love politics, or you don't, but office politics are entirely different than your local elections. It could mean respect, raises, or could even mean your job. Just staying out of it could stunt your career. Here’s how to jump in and get ahead – without getting burned.

How To: Make a successful curriculum vitae or resume

In this Business & Money video tutorial you will learn how to make a successful curriculum vitae or resume. This is the first step in getting your dream job. A well written CV captures the interest of the person who is reading it. Think yourself as a product and the CV is a piece of paper that is going to sell you. Don't be afraid to sell your skills and abilities. If you don't do it, nobody else is going to do it for you. First thing on top is to put your name; centered and bold. Then leave ...

How To: Put together a resume as an ex-offender

Eric Mayo teaches us how to put together a resume as an ex-offender. Your resume should be a one page paper of all your skills and work experiences. If you don't have a lot of experience writing resumes, get help from friends who have experience. When you write it, add your name, address and telephone number onto it so you can be contacted. After this, you will want to list: objective, work experience, education/training, skills/strengths, and references. Remember not to list your references ...

How To: Pass the oral interview to become a police officer

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...

How To: Apply for unemployment in New York

In this tutorial, we learn how to apply for unemployment in New York. You can do this either by phone or by going online. You will need personal information to file, including: social security number, drivers license number, mailing address, phone number, and W-2 form. Even if you don't have every item on the list, you can still file a claim. You will get a four digit pin number, then have an agent gather all of your information. If you do call to file, there are people who work there that sp...

How To: Write an email cover letter

In this video, we learn tips on writing an email cover letter. First, when using "miss", write "ms". Also, make sure you use the correct grammar and the correct punctuation. Remember that this isn't an email to your friends, it's a professional email. Also, remember to use the last name, not the first name. You want to start off with an introductory sentence stating who you are and where you got that person's contact information from. Give why you want to work there, what department, and why ...

How To: Prepare an elevator speech to help your job search

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to develop an elevator speech. An elevator speech is a short prepared speech in which you "sell" yourself to others. The average elevator ride is no longer than 20 seconds, so your speech should be no longer than that. Your speech should describe who you are. Your name, if your meeting a new contact. It should explain what you have to offer, the skills that are relevant to the job you are seeking. What benefit will you provide. This video will benefit...

How To: Deal with getting passed over for promotion

Being passed over for a promotion that you really wanted is one of the toughest things that can happen to you at the office. Reacting to it with proactively, but with poise and grace, is vital to making sure that you get the promotion next time. This video will teach you how to deal with being passed over for promotions in an effective way to make sure that you aren't passed over again.

How To: Negotiate your salary the right way

Congratulations, you've landed the job! But you have no idea how much you're going to make, or what sort of offer you're getting. Watch this video as Brad Karsh walks you through each step of negotiation, even before you get into the interview. Do your research, and make sure you'll be getting paid what you deserve.

How To: Write a bid letter for a job

Do you think you're well in your business venture but you can't get clients and don't know why? Perhaps the issue isn't in your work itself, but how you present it. Knowing how to write a great bid letter is a valuable weapon in that cutthroat business world. This video from Freelance Writing will show you how to write a bid letter for a job.

How To: Explain your biggest achievement in a job interview

Denham Resources illustrates some common mistakes that people make when answering a common and infamous job interview question: what is your biggest achievement? Rather than simply listing tips for answering the question, they use footage of a woman answering it poorly and highlight the mistakes that she makes as she goes along. He interview is deemed "the bad". In the follow-up video, deemed "the ugly," another video of an applicant illustrates just about the worst possible way to answer thi...

How To: Become a flight medic

Are you interested in flight medicine? Taking care and transporting critical care patients to and from the sight of their injury to the hospital? In this video, learn from the President of the National Flight Medic Association, Jason Hums MPH what it takes to become a flight medic: what to do after schooling to prep, how to compiete for the job in this highly competitive field, and what wesbites to ceck out for more information.

How To: Dress appropriately for a job interview

This is a humorous video with tips for young people on how to dress and act to make a good impression in a job interview. Dressing inappropriately for the interview will make the interviewer wonder what you might wear to work. Be well groomed, remove any piercings and be sure any tattoos are covered. A suit is not really necessary; a shirt with a collar and khaki pants are fine. Your appearance shows the interviewer that you are more interested in the job than in expressing your own personal ...

How To: Become a paranormal investigator

Do you love a good mystery? Were you a huge fan of "The X Files" or any other freaky movie or TV show? If you are daring and not afraid of the unexplained, Paranormal Investigator may be the job for you. Check out this video to see if you qualify and exactly how you can get into this spooky field.

How To: Become a golf coach

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to become a golf coach. Most coaches are high school teachers. You don't have to be a teacher to coach. You just need to be great a player and enjoy the sport. You need to have the desire. They need to set up the programs and setup the tournaments. There is not a lot of teaching involved. They mainly have one on one lessons. But to become a college golf course, you need a college education. This video will benefit those viewers who enjoy the sport of ...

How To: Answer "Why do you want to work here?"

This is a presentation of how to face toughest interview questions. During most of the job interview, the interviewer is trying to find out your capabilities if the job. They want the client to explore why they want to be working here. They know that you want a job. But more specifically they need to know why you want to work in their firm and also your capabilities. So, you must be prepared to answer for this common question for most of the interviews. First of all you should understand why ...

How To: Answer the "Tell me about yourself" question

In this video, John Heaney gives advice on how to answer a simple but difficult question during a job interview. If interviewers ask job seekers to tell them about themselves, they can be put on the spot and be unable to even begin to answer the question. Heaney puts this question into perspective from the employer's perspective. For instance, he reminds you to remember that you are applying for a job and your answer should be related to your technical abilities rather than your personal inte...

How To: Attract more business with feng shui

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...

How To: Answer "What are your greatest weaknesses?"

This video explains how to answer one of the five toughest job interview questions, this one being "what are your greatest weaknesses?" In it John Heaney of "The Job Shopper" explains that the most important thing about this question is to realize that answering in a way that really paints a negative picture of yourself will negatively impact your potential employment.

How To: Answer interview questions with strategy

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...