Four Things You Should Do Before Leaving Your Job

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Are you planning on quitting your job, and starting some place new? Are you ready to embark on a new career path? If you’ve made the decision to leave your job, and you’re seeking for a smooth transition, then you must start planning your exit strategy. For these reasons Akhtaboot – the career network shares with you a few things that you should do before leaving your job:

Write a Plan

You should always opt for writing a transition plan before you leave your job. You must make sure that you efficiently complete all your tasks before you officially leave.... Read More ...

How To Know When To Decline a Job Offer

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Its a great feeling to get approached with a job offer after a long, extensive job hunt. But what if the job offer does not live up to your expectations? Sometimes there are certain factors that may drive you to decline a specific job offer, and it all comes down to two undeniable facts: you’re unhappy with a few terms, and you’re afraid it would be too late to back out if you accept the offer. For these reasons Akhtaboot highlights a few reasons that can help you decide whether or not you should accept a job offer:

The Terms of the Offer Were Unsatisfactory

Sometimes, the terms of the offer might not appeal to your interest; the salary might not be good enough, the working hours are unreasonable, or the vacation policy is way too strict.... Read More ...

Applying For a Job You’re Not Fully Qualified For

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Would you apply for your dream job, even if you’re not qualified enough for it? If you find yourself in such a position then you have two choices: you can either go for it and apply for the job, or wait until you’ve got the right experience. The truth is, if you wait it out, you might actually miss out on a great opportunity. Cynthia Shapiro a career strategist states, “If you’ve got 51% of what they’re looking for, you should proudly send your resume in,” Are you intrigued enough to apply for that job now?... Read More ...

How to Change Your Career Path (Without Having to Start From Scratch)

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

It’s quite common for job seekers to consider a new career path, even when they have no relative job experience. The motivation and inspiration to start something new will definitely encourage you to pursue your dream, but a career change will definitely be challenging at first. It’s quite competitive to enter a new field when you don’t have the required experience or the necessary skills for it. Going back to school and starting from from the bottom, is no walk in the park either. If you are truly committed to make the shift and enter a new field, but you don’t want to start from scratch, then Akhtaboot is here to share some helpful tips with you:

Take An Internship

You can always opt for taking an internship even if you’re no longer a college student.... Read More ...

Four Things You Should Never Say During a Job Interview

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Landing an interview may feel like a huge success, especially if you’ve been searching for a job for quite some time. It’s normal to get nervous during an interview and fear you’d blurt out a remark that might cost you the job. Interview killers may weaken your chances of proving that you are the right candidate for the position. In order to avoid saying the wrong things, our HR department at Akhtaboot shares with you a few things that you should never say during a job interview:

“How much does this job pay?” 

You’ll only ruin your chances of getting the job if you ask about the pay way too early in the interview process.... Read More ...

Top Keywords Used By Job Seekers When Searching for Jobs on Akhtaboot

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Thousands of Job Seekers are accessing Akhtaboot.com on a daily basis in the hopes of finding a vacancy that matches their qualifications. As an employer, you must know that your online job posting is viewed by millions of Job Seekers who are eager to find jobs. Your job description must include an overview of the job role and a clear explanation of the responsibilities, requirements and qualifications. Moreover, there are certain popular keywords that are searched for by a high percentage of job seekers on www.akhtaboot.com. As an employer, you need to keep these keywords in mind when composing your job description in order to attract as many relevant candidates as possible.... Read More ...

How To Be Productive During The Holy Month of Ramadan

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

It may come as no surprise that you will notice some evident changes in the workplace during the holy month of Ramadan. This month calls for repentance, forgiveness, Iftar feasts, and of course – delicious Kunafa. However, shorter workdays during Ramadan are paired with drained energy and reduced work productivity. If you’re worried about managing your performance and energy levels during this month, then here are a few tips that can help you maximize your work productivity during Ramadan:

Always Have Suhoor

The first days in Ramadan are always the hardest. Having Suhoor will give you the strength to pull through the fasting period.... Read More ...

Basic Financial Skills Every Manager Should Have

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Managers make important decisions on a daily basis that might affect a company’s financial performance. A financial decision can be as simple as writing an invoice or it could be a decision to approve or decline a capital investment. Either way, the role of a manager is very important from a financial perspective. There are certain financial skills that every manager must master in order to stop making poor financial decisions or waste resources. For these reasons, Akhtaboot highlights a few for you below: 

Budgeting

If you want to plan a budget, you must first understand the cost of the project that you want to launch.... Read More ...

Four Phrases Your Boss Will Love To Hear You Say

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

At some point, we all aim to impress our bosses. Despite the fact that we seek guidance from them, and we expect them to have all the answers to our questions, sometimes even the best leaders need help too. Did you know that there are certain phrases your boss secretly wants to hear you say? Here are some phrases that you can use to help you improve your standing and get ahead in your career:

“I Have a Solution”

It’s very rare for employees to volunteer to take the blame for something that went wrong.... Read More ...

Signs You’re Too Invested In Your Job

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Is your job your number one priority? Does going to work seem like the most important part of your day? The truth is, you might not see how truly invested you are in your job until someone points it out for you. There is absolutely nothing wrong with loving your job and taking your work personally. But how far is too far? If you find it quite hard to step back, then you might be too invested in your job. We all know that too much of something is bad enough, which is why Akhtaboot is here to share with you some of the signs that prove you are too invested with your work:

You Don’t Take Any Days Off

When you’re too involved with your work, you might find it hard to take any days off.... Read More ...

How to Write a CV When You Have No Job Experience

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Are you worried about applying for a job because you don’t have any previous experience? If you’re a student, a fresh graduate, or an entry-level job applicant, it’s understandable that you might not have an employment history on your CV; but you shouldn’t let that stop you from applying for the job. If you’re entering the workforce with little to no experience, you can always rewrite your CV in an effective way to help you land the position that you want. Akhtaboot – the career network is here to offer some helpful tips:

The Summary Section

Make sure you include a short Summary at the beginning of your CV.... Read More ...

Tips For Pregnant Working Women

  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  
  •  

Being pregnant with a full-time job can be both stressful and challenging. Some days might be easier than others, but the overall experience can be quite overwhelming for most pregnant women. If you’re a pregnant woman who’s been facing these issues, then Akhtaboot – the career network is here to help you with a few tips:

If You’re Feeling Nauseous:

If you’ve been struggling with pregnancy symptoms such as nausea or fatigue, curbing them will be necessary if you don’t want them to interfere with your work productivity. If you’re in a meeting, try to sit next to the door, just in case you feel like rushing to the bathroom.... Read More ...

« Older posts

© 2017 The Akhtaboot Blog

Theme by Anders NorenUp ↑