Tag: learning new skills

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? There is, however, a major difference between being under qualified and unqualified.... Read More ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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How to Choose Between Two Great Job Offers

If you’ve been looking for a job for quite some time, and you finally get a job offer; your heart might just skip a beat. However, when you get two great job offers, thats when the challenge gets real. You may ask yourself: Which one should I accept? Will I regret my decision in the future? Should I flip a coin? Having to choose between two job offers will put you in an enviable position to others, but choosing the best one is quite challenging. As a recruitment website, Akhtaboot shares some tips that will help you make the right decision:

Separate Your Needs From Your Wants

Everyone wants a high salary, but in order to feel comfortable at your new job, you must think of how the benefits will tailor your needs.... Read More ...

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