FAQ (Frequently asked questions)
In the Candidate Zone you will find expert advice to assist you in finding and landing your move.
- How do I decide about my Career ?
A career has to be something you enjoy, as there is no point in choosing a career that you are exceptional at if you dread going to work on a daily basis! With that in mind, here are some basic steps that can help you when searching for the role.
- Reflect on your current job : Start with mapping all the elements of your role on paper. Then attribute a satisfaction scale to each task, this will help you visualize what you enjoy doing and what you don’t.
- Take stock of your skills :Much in the same way as above, it is important to evaluate what you are best at in your position.
- Search for Job Descriptions : Once you have pictured what you want to do more of, and what you are best at, search for job descriptions online that match three points from each of the previous 2 lists.
- Talk to a current incumbent : Job descriptions rarely match fully to actual daily duties, so it is important to talk to someone doing this job, network through your current connections to find someone in such a job currently.
- Apply : Either internally or externally, if that is the job you want to speak to Headhunters or your current HR department and push forward and achieve your goal of an ideal career
- How do I prepare a professional cv and what are the essentials?
CV TipsThe recruiter will glance your cv for few seconds. Please make it precise and easy readable with clear format. Many people use different methods to begin their CV or resume. Below are some ideas you should consider
This can be achieved by using certain motive, expressive words that encourage the reader's attention and interest.
Use Keywords : Insert summarized job relevant key words insert as may as possible. Relevant keywords will enable to pick the correct cv.
- Not more than 3 pages, if possible
- Career History – start from the recent jobs
- Previous employment – keep it interesting & concise
- It is best to use Microsoft word “doc” format. No other formats advisable
- Have up to date contact data. Do not use funny emails.
- Check your spelling & grammar
- Keywords & Bullet Points
- Sales Statement – does it excites you?
- If you have any career gap, explain
- Consisting & simple layout with official font, avoid colors
- Photo with formal dress attire & a smile
- How to prepare to make an impression in critical interviews?
SM CORPORATE SERVICES , we always educate our candidates and clients, when conducting interviews. it’s always such a hot topic. “Be prepared” mantra is the absolute key for the successful interview.
- Turn off Mobile, Plan Ahead
- Dress appropriately (formal suit)
- Be Conservative
- Create best impression
- Conscious about body language
- Look confident & enthusiastic
- Greet client with a smile
- Have eye contact when answering
- Proper self introduction
- Exchange Business Cards
- Please have thorough knowledge of your resume, client may ask questions randomly from your cv. Be ready to answer
- Technical exam – please prepare in advance
- Group Discussion – sentence structuring is very important to create an impact. Please discuss relevant topic with examples if possible.
- HR Negotiation – Be confident when you are negotiating the salary.
- Joining time – Client will look for a candidate who is ready join. Long notice period will discourage the employer and keep your profile aside
- Ensure you carry the interview letter, credentials and certificates, this creates an impact that you are serious about the job offer.
- Even if you not sure of getting job, please give your best. The chances are there that they refer to known sources or sister concerns.