أخطاء شائعة يفعلها الباحث عن عمل في معارض التوظيف

تعد معارض التوظيف أحد أهم الفرص التي تتاح للباحثين عن عمل للحصول على وظيفة، حيث يعد معرض التوظيف منصة تجمع بين الشركات والباحثين عن عمل تحت سقف واحد. كباحث عن عمل، قد تظن بأن البدء بمحادثة مع ممثلي الشركات في معارض التوظيف هو أمر في غاية السهولة، ولكن تذكر دائماً بأنك شخص من بين مئات أو حتى آلاف المتقدمين للوظيفة في المعرض، فأبسط الأخطاء قد تشكل انطباعاً سيئاً عنك وتؤثر على فرصك بالحصول على وظيفة. يلخص أخطبوط الأخطاء الأكثر شيوعاً في معارض التوظيف وكيفية تجنبها.

الحضور بدون سيرة ذاتية

إن الحضور إلى معرض توظيف دون إحضار سيرة ذاتية يعد حضور بلا جدوى ويعطي انطباع بأنك شخص لا مبالي.... Read More ...

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Cold Calling for a Job: 4 Pointers on How to Attract Attention

Isn’t the conventional process of applying for a job demanding and stressful as it is? What if you desperately need to land a job in a corporation that hasn’t officially announced its job openings? The apparent absence of the organization’s need for recruitment doesn’t necessarily mean that you will not be offered the role you aspire for, it only means that there’s a “hidden job market”.

Making cold calls can be very stressful for most job seekers as trying to reach out to someone you don’t know out of the blue can make you feel awkward. But cold calling can be an effective way to tap into the hidden job market.... Read More ...

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10 Tips to Help you Quit your Job Without Hard Feelings

Are you thinking about quitting your job, but not sure how to do it the right way?

Many employees seem to rush into leaving their jobs before looking closely at the issues and possibilities at hand. Leaving your job should be strategic and properly timed. Here’s how you can make this transition a smooth and positive experience for both, you and your employer.

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How to Differentiate Yourself from Others at Work

Standing out and distinguishing yourself from other coworkers in a crowded workplace can be difficult yet, rewarding. However, if you want to grow and advance in your career you have to stand out from the crowd and to be noticed by your boss. Akhtaboot provides you with some tips that will help you to set yourself apart from others and stand out in your job.

  • Work Smart, Not Hard

Working for long hours without taking a single break everyday doesn’t mean you are being productive. Productivity is about working smart and getting the maximum value for your time and efforts. Start working on your time-management skills, avoid excessive multitasking, set clear goals regularly, prioritize your tasks, and delegate whenever you can.... Read More ...

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شخصيات صعبة قد تجدها في مكان عملك

نضطر معظمنا للتعامل مع مجموعة منوعة من الموظفين بشكل يومي، ولتتمكن من إنجاز عملك بشكل جيد، عليك القيام ببناء علاقات جيدة مع زملائك في العمل منذ البداية. لكن وللأسف، ليس بإمكانك اختيار زملائك وقد يكون من الصعب أحياناً التعامل مع بعض أنواع الشخصيات في العمل ويمكن أن يؤثر ذلك على إنتاجيتك ورضاك الوظيفي.. أخطبوط يسلط الضوء على أربعة أنواع من الشخصيات الصعبة التي قد تصادفها في مكان العمل بالإضافة لكيفية التعامل مع هذه الشخصيات.

الموظف مدّعي المعرفة

يعتقد بعض الموظفين أنهم بحاجة للإجابة على أي سؤال يتم طرحه بغض النظر عن مدى معرفتهم بالموضوع. لكن مهما كانت الظروف، عليك دائماً الحفاظ على مهنيتك.... Read More ...

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Difficult Personalities that you May Come Across at Work

Most of us have to deal with a diverse group of employees on daily basis, and this means that you should be able to establish the right relationship with your colleagues from day one so you can get work done. But unfortunately, you don’t get to choose your coworkers and having to deal with difficult personalities is never easy as it can affect your productivity and satisfaction.  It won’t be long until you start to lose focus because your mind will become preoccupied with what to expect next from that difficult colleague. Akhtaboot highlights 4 difficult personalities of coworkers that you might run into at any workplace and how to deal with each.... Read More ...

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How to Find an Internship that Can Kick-Start your Career

Internships have become an option for a lot of students or recent graduates who are looking for a strong career path. Finding a great internship opportunity is not as easy as it may sound as we all have responsibilities and bills to pay. Not only does an internship give you a good reason to get out of bed in the morning, but it also enhances your CV and current skill-set. You can gain new insight into the market, familiarize yourself with your own strengths and weaknesses and get to know new people that can enrich your network. Akhtaboot is here to help you identify a suitable internship opportunity that can help you build your career and take your skills to the next level.... Read More ...

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Working at the Same Company as your Spouse – Pros and Cons

Creating a healthy balance between work and personal matters is a common struggle for most employees, and your ability to to draw a clear line between them can add so much value to your well-being and happiness in general. But what if you worked with your spouse at the same company? For those who are married, the following questions might cross your minds: Can this affect our relationship? Can we turn off work at home? These are all valid questions that are worth exploring. In fact, many couples are introduced to one another at the workplace or end up working together later on in their careers.... Read More ...

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Types of Bad Bosses that you Might Run into at Work

When employee say they’re leaving for more money, it’s simply not true. People actually leave “bosses” not “companies. Here are the top types of bad bosses that you might have to deal with at work:

1- The “Know-it-all” Boss.

“Hello, my name is Google”

2- The Narcissistic Boss.

“You’d die without me in this office!”

3- The “When I was your age” Boss.

“Preach Father, Preach”

4- The Pushover Boss.

“Take 2 years off if you want…”

5- The “Credit Thief” Boss

“Yep, that’s all my work”

6- The “Drama Queen” Boss.

“It’s a disaster! You forgot to put a dot at the end of the sentence.”

7- “The Devil Wears Prada” Boss.

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5 Career Tips from One Recent Graduate to Another

Graduation is an exciting time filled with mixed feelings of happiness and anxiety. You’re probably battling the nerves of figuring out what your first career step should be and what kind of jobs suit your ambitions and preferences.

It’s OK to panic, but soon enough you will realize after reading this article that the transition doesn’t have to be as difficult as it may seem. Keep in mind that there are millions of fresh graduates just like you – and me – who have successfully transitioned into the job market and created meaningful careers, so it’s time you took your job search more seriously.... Read More ...

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أخطاء شائعة في كتابة السيرة الذاتية تقلل من فرصة الحصول على وظيفة

السيرة الذاتية هي أداة تسويق لنفسك وهدفها الرئيسي هو مساعدتك في الحصول على مقابلة، وإذا لم يتحقق هذا الهدف، فهي بطبيعة الحال غير مجدية. نوضّح لك بعض الأخطاء الشائعة في كتابة السير الذاتية التي يمكن أن تصرف انتباه مسؤولي التوظيف عنك:

الخطأ الأول: ذكر كل شيء في سيرتك الذاتية

ينبغي بصفة عامة أن تكون سيرتك الذاتية مكونة من صفحة أو صفحتين إن كنت تحت سن الثلاثين، حيث لا يفضل مدراء التوظيف السير الذاتية الطويلة والتي تحتوي على فقرات غير مترابطة وغير متعلقة بالشاغر المعلن. تذكّر دائماً بأن سيرتك الذاتية تمثلك، لذلك حاول دائماً اختصارها والحرص على إضافة معلومات قيّمة ومتعلقة بالشاغر المعلن.

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How to Handle Difficult Conversations

Handling difficult conversations is amongst the most frequent challenges that are encountered at work but often overlooked. But you will have to face this challenge at some point in your career, regardless of your position,  job role or industry. Whether you’re the one to initiate an awkward conversation or you are suddenly ambushed by one, you can’t help but feel uneasy about it. Most of you tend to shut down, withdraw or even feel lost for words, rendering you embarrassed and possibly stopping you from conveying your thoughts in a coherent manner. Unfortunately, such situations are unavoidable at work, but that doesn’t mean that the discomfort associated with it cannot be prevented or dealt with in a smart way.

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