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How to Make a Job Search Faster

How to Make a Job Search Faster

What’s the most important piece of paper in your job search? If you said it’s your resume or your cover letter, you’d be wrong. It’s your job application.

Over 90% of companies run some type of background check on job applicants today. To get the detailed information that is required to run a thorough check, most companies require applicants to fill out a specially-designed application form.

Over 80% of companies say that discrepancies on a job application can take a candidate out of the running, yet half of the background checks run in 2005 found inaccuracies in the information provided by applicants.

As you can see, how you fill out that job application is directly tied to whether or not you get hired.

There are four golden rules to follow when filling out a job application. Some of them are obvious and all of them are important. If you follow these rules, you will start the pre-employment screening process far ahead of your competitors.

Tell the Truth:

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How to Save Time Searching Accounting Jobs on Craigslist

Let’s face it… no matter how smart, academically talented, or hard working you are, no one person is an automatic expert in every subject, and at some point in your life you just may need to hire a tutor. It is often a very upsetting experience to spend hours upon hours studying and still walk away with a less than acceptable level of understanding required to pass your courses. For many people struggling to gain understanding, hiring a tutor is an investment well worth its weight in gold. However, many people have never had the experience of hiring a tutor and here are some tips to get you started in the right direction.

1. Ask your teacher or professor for references

Many students are intimidated to discuss their lack of understanding with their instructors. However, they may be your most valuable resources. Oftentimes, instructors are not only knowledgeable about the subject matter, but can point you in the direction of additional readings or resources to help broaden your knowledge base. Even still, you may be lucky enough to get personalized tutoring from your instructor, or get a referral from a colleague that you may be able to hire as a tutor.

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Tips to Find an Accounting Job

Tips to Find an Accounting Job

Identifying your target market is essential in the success of a Virtual Assistant business. It doesn’t matter if you have a fabulous website, brochure and business card, if you have not identified your target market, all your marketing efforts can be a waste of your time, money and energy.

Selecting a specific target market can be somewhat of a daunting task for those in the Virtual Assistant industry. Quite often one may think that absolutely anyone in business can benefit from the services of a Virtual Assistant – right? Not necessarily.

Many Virtual Assistants (VAs) feel that if they select a specific target market, they are limiting the potential number of clients that come to them for assistance. The reality is that by not targeting and promoting your VA services within a specific market, you are actually limiting yourself and preventing your Virtual Assistant business from growing.

These 5 questions will help you determine your target market for your virtual assistant business.

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