Tag: CV

What Hiring Managers Would Like to See in an Applicant’s CV

Hiring managers were asked about the things they prefer to see in an applicant’s CV. The answers were no surprise; however, many applicants to this day aren’t aware of these things.

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Infographic: Akhtaboot’s 6 Past Successful Job Fairs

Walking down memory lane, take a look at an overview of Akhtaboot’s 6 past successful job fairs in numbers

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The New CV Rules

Stop making your CV look old!

Employers today receive hundreds of applications for each vacancy. That’s why you cannot make any mistakes when it comes to writing and formatting your CV. This doesn’t mean that your CV is all that matters, but it is the first impression that will help you get your foot in the door. So if you haven’t updated your CV in a while, you may be falling behind the competition. As the job market keeps changing, many job seekers believe that a CV has become an obsolete job search tool, but this is not the case. The format will change from time to time, but having a well-written CV is still important.

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Akhtaboot Announces the Launch of its Twitter Campaign 2014 “#AskAkhtaboot”

Akhtaboot is pleased to announce the launch of its Twitter campaign #AskAkhtaboot – to begin this coming Sunday, March 23rd, 2014. All Akhtaboot followers on Twitter will have the chance to ask all their career, interview, workplace questions and Akhtaboot will provide them with an expert answer right away.

We are giving this opportunity to all our followers on Twitter as we felt that job seekers have many unanswered questions related to their jobs, careers, workplace and interviews. Followers can ask all their questions and get an immediate answer from Akhtaboot on Twitter. All that followers need to do is to follow the simple steps below:

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Staying On the Lookout for a Better Job

You rarely find people who are extremely happy and comfortable at the job they are in. Most employees are either unhappy with their manager, want a better salary, need more challenging tasks, or they’re simply looking to change their career path. But how hard are they trying to find that ‘ideal’ job everyone is dreaming about? Here are a number of smart ways to stay on the lookout for a better job!

Online Recruitment Portals 

Online recruitment portals can be of great value in providing you with fresh job content on daily basis. Akhtaboot for example provides job seekers of all career levels and industries with hundreds of jobs all over MENA.

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CV Formatting Mistakes to Avoid

Make your CV look and sound great!

Applying to jobs through online recruitment websites such as Akhtaboot is a very competitive process as you are actually competing with numerous job seekers to land the same position. Hiring managers usually receive thousands of CVs and it can take days if not weeks to go through them one by one to find the person for their vacancies. In the first instance, it is your CV that will put you ahead of other candidates and get you the interview, where you can show your suitability for the job. That’s why it’s really important that you give your CV the same attention you give to the way you look and speak.... Read More ...

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What Not to Include on Your CV

Things Employers HATE to See on a CV!

If you’re looking to win the job search game you have to leap ahead of your competition by taking your CV writing skills to the next level. Many people believe that they have to include all of their work experiences on their CV, which eventually may become unmanageable if they switch jobs many times during their career. What you don’t include on your CV can be as important as what you do include. Akhtaboot is here to the rescue with a number of things you should leave off when writing your CV.

Short-term Jobs

Including short-term jobs in your CV will raise red flags for hiring managers, as it will give an impression that you are unstable and that you don’t have a clear career path.... Read More ...

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