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THE LITTLE BIG
SECRET OF
LANDING INTO
YOUR FIRST JOB
AND KICKSTART
YOUR ROCKSTAR
CAREER
The mindset, method and interview ...
7Secretsof
rockstarcareer
Secret #1
Your usefulness
will be proven by
the problems you
solve
Secret #2
Be a Self-
Learner and
Keep Learning
Secret #3
Make things
meaningful. Be
more
meaningful
everyday
Secret #4
Chances of
success will
multiply
based on
your circle of
influence
Secret #5
Don’t shy,
communicate
with clarity
Secret #6
Expect the
unexpected
and deal
with it
Secret #7
Life is
short…EN
JOY!
a good resume helps in capturing mind
The resume focuses on you and the past. The
cover letter focuses on the employer and...
lets look at some of the really bad
resume that never gets any notice of
potential employer
consequences of bad resume
a perfectly written and structured
resume is must; because employer
looks at average 26 resume before
shortlisting one can...
Components of a perfect resume
# Description
Objective The way to demonstrate your clarity of direction or apparent clarit...
guidelines for better resume
• The resume is visually enticing, a work of art.
• There is uniformity and consistency in th...
preparing for the interview
On your interview day, you will meet
HR TECHNICAL &
EDUCATIONAL
TRAINING
FUNCTIONAL
types of interview
 The Directed Interview
 The Undirected / Meandering Interview
 The Stress Interview
 Behavioral In...
Handling interview anxiety
 Nervousness is normal
 Take a deep breath and try to relax
 Don’t let nervousness interfere...
When you enter the interview room
 Firmly shake hands with those you meet
 Greet all involved in the interview process a...
Appearance matters
 Sit on the front third of the seat
 Men: legs uncrossed, but closed
 Women: legs or feet crossed if...
During the interview
 Do not chew gum or smoke
 Do not distract the interviewer
 Do not bring family or friends to the ...
During the interview
 Be on time
 Be friendly
 Show your enthusiasm
 Be positive and honest
 Maintain eye contact
 E...
Questions you should ask
 What would my responsibilities and duties be?
 How would my performance be evaluated?
 How wo...
Connect@
www.interndesk.com
Ishwar.jha@appetals.com
www.facebook.com/ishwarjha
http://in.linkedin.com/in/ishwarjha/
The Little Big Secret Of Landing Into Your First Job And Kickstart Your Rockstar Career
The Little Big Secret Of Landing Into Your First Job And Kickstart Your Rockstar Career
The Little Big Secret Of Landing Into Your First Job And Kickstart Your Rockstar Career
The Little Big Secret Of Landing Into Your First Job And Kickstart Your Rockstar Career
The Little Big Secret Of Landing Into Your First Job And Kickstart Your Rockstar Career
The Little Big Secret Of Landing Into Your First Job And Kickstart Your Rockstar Career
The Little Big Secret Of Landing Into Your First Job And Kickstart Your Rockstar Career
The Little Big Secret Of Landing Into Your First Job And Kickstart Your Rockstar Career
The Little Big Secret Of Landing Into Your First Job And Kickstart Your Rockstar Career
The Little Big Secret Of Landing Into Your First Job And Kickstart Your Rockstar Career
The Little Big Secret Of Landing Into Your First Job And Kickstart Your Rockstar Career
The Little Big Secret Of Landing Into Your First Job And Kickstart Your Rockstar Career
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  1. 1. THE LITTLE BIG SECRET OF LANDING INTO YOUR FIRST JOB AND KICKSTART YOUR ROCKSTAR CAREER The mindset, method and interview skills to get you hired and help you grow for success in your life and career
  2. 2. 7Secretsof rockstarcareer
  3. 3. Secret #1 Your usefulness will be proven by the problems you solve
  4. 4. Secret #2 Be a Self- Learner and Keep Learning
  5. 5. Secret #3 Make things meaningful. Be more meaningful everyday
  6. 6. Secret #4 Chances of success will multiply based on your circle of influence
  7. 7. Secret #5 Don’t shy, communicate with clarity
  8. 8. Secret #6 Expect the unexpected and deal with it
  9. 9. Secret #7 Life is short…EN JOY!
  10. 10. a good resume helps in capturing mind The resume focuses on you and the past. The cover letter focuses on the employer and the future. Tell the hiring professional what you can do to benefit the organization in the future.
  11. 11. lets look at some of the really bad resume that never gets any notice of potential employer
  12. 12. consequences of bad resume
  13. 13. a perfectly written and structured resume is must; because employer looks at average 26 resume before shortlisting one candidate
  14. 14. Components of a perfect resume # Description Objective The way to demonstrate your clarity of direction or apparent clarity is to have the first major topic of your resume be your OBJECTIVE. Summary Ask yourself: What would make someone the perfect candidate? What does the employer really want? What special abilities would this person have? What would set a truly exceptional candidate apart from a merely good one? Skills and Accomplishments A listing of major skill headings with accomplishments under each. Evidence Section – Work History, Education, etc. A listing of work experiences, accomplishments, awards, professional affiliations, etc. Personal Interests Your hobbies, interests, etc. References
  15. 15. guidelines for better resume • The resume is visually enticing, a work of art. • There is uniformity and consistency in the use of italics, capital letters, bullets, boldface, and underlining. • There are absolutely no errors. • Jobs listed include a title, the name of the firm, the city and state of the firm, and the years. • All the basic, expected information is included. • It is targeted. • Strengths are highlighted / weaknesses de-emphasized. • User powerful words • Writing is concise and to the point.
  16. 16. preparing for the interview
  17. 17. On your interview day, you will meet HR TECHNICAL & EDUCATIONAL TRAINING FUNCTIONAL
  18. 18. types of interview  The Directed Interview  The Undirected / Meandering Interview  The Stress Interview  Behavioral Interview  Audition  Group Interview  Panel/Board Interview  Tag/Team interview  Meal time interview  Follow up interview  Telephonic interview
  19. 19. Handling interview anxiety  Nervousness is normal  Take a deep breath and try to relax  Don’t let nervousness interfere with your answers or conversation  Remind yourself that this is just part of the process to see if you are a good fit for the position
  20. 20. When you enter the interview room  Firmly shake hands with those you meet  Greet all involved in the interview process and try to remember names  Be friendly to everyone (secretaries, other employees, etc.)  Follow the interviewer’s lead (direction, selecting a seat, drink, etc.)
  21. 21. Appearance matters  Sit on the front third of the seat  Men: legs uncrossed, but closed  Women: legs or feet crossed if wearing a skirt, may be uncrossed, but closed  Hands folded in front  Sit up straight with head, neck, and chest aligned with hips  Be careful of bad habits  Tapping your fingers  Biting your nails  Playing with your hair  Clicking your pen, etc.
  22. 22. During the interview  Do not chew gum or smoke  Do not distract the interviewer  Do not bring family or friends to the interview  Do not use slang  Do not ramble  Do formulate your answers before beginning to speak;  avoid “um…well…”
  23. 23. During the interview  Be on time  Be friendly  Show your enthusiasm  Be positive and honest  Maintain eye contact  Express yourself  Don’t criticize previous employers Be aware of body language Be a good listener Emphasize your strengths Be yourself Avoid personal issues Be confident Discuss ways you can contribute
  24. 24. Questions you should ask  What would my responsibilities and duties be?  How would my performance be evaluated?  How would I be supervised?  What opportunities for advancement exist?  Is there a training program?  How much travel is required?  Who would I be working with?  Where will I be working?
  25. 25. Connect@ www.interndesk.com Ishwar.jha@appetals.com www.facebook.com/ishwarjha http://in.linkedin.com/in/ishwarjha/

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