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3 ways to get some experience on your Java CV

You can’t get a job if you don’t have enough experience, but how do you get an experience, if no one is willing to give you one? This is a vicious cycle, and you need to break it by offering what the companies are looking for — Experience
If the market is hot,

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4 Resume tips to go from no interview calls for 3 months to 5 calls in just 3 weeks

A good resume will open doors to more job interviews. Reading others’ resume is a boring task, hence resumes are mostly scanned. So, you need to have good resume writing skills to get more job interviews. Here are 4 tips that I gave a former colleague of mine,

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Are you ready for digital recruitment? Can you be found in Google search?

or LinkedIn.com search for the right reasons of course.

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The traditional paper resumes and in-person interviews are on the way out, and the recruitment process is gearing towards 100% digital. So, as a candidate, you need to shift your efforts towards being discovered in this digital realm.

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Can first page of your Java resume stand on its own?

Reading others’ resume is not only a boring task, but also your prospective reader does not have too much time to read everything. So, you must remember that only your first page is read, and the remaining pages are scanned.

“Would your first page stand on its own?”

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How to turn readers of your Java resume go from “Blah blah” to “Wow”?

More often Java resume readers go “blah blah blah” than “Wow wow”. You only have ~45 seconds to impress your reader to read further. Let’s see what makes people go from “blah blah” to “Wow wow” to tee up an interview to learn more about you.

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Strategies & tips to combat employment gap, prolonged unemployment, no experience, etc for Java developers

This is a very demotivating situation to be in, and here are 4 things you can do to improve your chances of getting a foot in the door. You need to have both your Job hunting skills and technical skills to be refined to increase your chances. … Read more...



Top 5 reasons why a resume fails to generate a response

Employers & recruiters get inundated with resumes, and they need to filter the eye catching resumes within a short period. So, resume writing is a skill & an art to get more interviews. Here are 5 key points to keep in mind.

#1. A boring and lengthy resume

It is important to understand that reading others’

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What is a SAR statement, and how does it help you with your resume and job interview preparation to get the job you want?

SAR is an abbreviation for Situation-Action-Result.

These are not only useful for your resume, but also can be very useful in interviews. Firstly, you state the situation that existed in your workplace,

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Who would you be tempted to hire — Java Resume A or Java Resume B?

Your value proposition must be relevant to your target market. So, it is imperative to define your target audience first. Your resume, interview preparation, blogging, books, products, applications, services, etc need to be properly targeted. Targeted resumes get much better attention than generic resume. There is no better way to explain the power of targeted marketing than a example shown below.

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Why do “Key Areas” driven resumes get you more job interviews?

7 core aspects of an impressive resume are

  1. Results oriented
  2. Key Areas driven
  3. Soft skills and personal attributes are captured
  4. Sought after technologies and frameworks are mentioned
  5. Strengths are highlighted
  6. Credible
  7. Concise and well-formatted without spelling errors.

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