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Preparing Yourself To Find Jobs in a Different Industry

Changing careers can be exciting but challenging. You may face problems due to the absence of necessary qualifications in the new field. As Zig Ziglar said, “Where you start is not important as where you finish” and"You cannot climb the ladder of success dressed in the costume of failure.” These quotes are not only inspiring but life-changing. It is important that you stop waiting for things to happen. So stop merely searching for your dream job and start doing it.
The process of job search can be long and arduous for those who wish to switch to another industry to find new work opportunities. Changing industries requires detailed planning with a checklist of tactical steps that will help you increase the probability of finding a job in a specialty other than yours. Let us take a look at useful ways in which you can prepare yourself for a career change.
Start by emptying your cup – If you are not well-versed with the industry you wish to join, you can start educati…

Ways in Which Resume has changed in the Past Decade

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If it’s been a long time that you pursued a job opportunity chances are high that your resume is obsolete by the current standards. Besides, when you are out of touch of something, getting back to it does take some time and efforts. Nothing is truer when it comes to job hunting and resume is still the currency on which jobs are given to candidates. Therefore, if you want to land that dream job opportunity, read on this article to know how resume has changed over the past one decade.
Those who think resume writing is a recent phenomenon are living on a different planet altogether. The first record of a resume dates back to 1482, and the maverick inventor, scientist, painter and genius Leonardo da Vinci is credited for writing the first professional resume.  Starting from 1930s and travelling towards the end of the 20th century, resume became an institution. From a mere formality to a compulsion, resume’s journey has been nothing if not exciting.
From being a hand-written document to tr…