If you’re looking for a job, you know how difficult it can be to catch an employer’s attention. In today’s job market, you often need to show more than just the required qualifications to get hired. But what else do recruiters look for in potential employees? Read on to find out some of the qualities that make the biggest impression on recruiters like myself. 1....
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This guest post was written by Keenan Manning, a Project Associate at the English Language Centre of The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Keenan is part of the team in the upcoming English at Work in Asia: Job Applications, CVs and Cover Letters, and English at Work in Asia: Preparing for a Job Interview on edX, starting as self-paced on 12 September 2016. You’ve seen an advertisement for...
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We’ve taken 6 key employability skills and matched them with free online courses to help you build your resume and further your career. No matter what job you are applying for, possessing excellent skills in these 6 areas will help you stand out from the crowd and get hired. 1. Communication Skills Excellent written and verbal communication skills are paramount to getting a job. Reading...
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When searching for a new hire, different employers look for different things, but they’re all trying to answer the same overarching question: can this individual add value to my business? As a strong potential candidate, it’s your job to help them reach the right conclusion. It can be a difficult task to set yourself apart from the crowd, but showcasing your completion of relevant online...
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