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A lot of people want jobs in marketing, which is great news for those of us currently hiring. However, after a decade of screening, interviewing and on-boarding marketers, there are still some mistakes that I constantly see. Here are examples of some mistakes you should avoid.
In my previous post about freelancing, I listed the top 6 freelancer services in this ever growing and competitive industry. Once you’ve picked a portfolio of services to focus on and your freelance career has taken off, the next step is working more efficiently and increasing your profits. The freelance market is not for everyone – there are no guarantees of security or benefits like in an employed position. As an independent freelancer you also need to handle one the most difficult aspects of any business: the cash flow. You can check out this infographic that illustrates the expenses deducted from the business income and the net profits.
A resume, also called CV or curriculum vitae, is what creates your first impression to the potential employer. When you are in a job hunt, nothing helps you more than an impressive resume. Even though it is such a vital tool of networking, a study shows that over 90% of resumes in the world contain mistakes; and those mistakes cause unemployment. Today we are sharing Microsoft Word resume templates that are designed and crafted so perfectly that you will never have any problem creating a resume ever again. These are the best resume templates Word format. Continue reading