Cover Letter Writing Tips

6
Jun

The Cover Letter Formula That Skyrocketed My Interviews From 0% to 55%

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When I first moved to New York, I was a cover letter machine. I wrote to every sir or madam with a job opening. I expressed my interest in positions for which I had none. I waxed rhapsodic about companies I’d never heard of. My response rate? A whopping zero percent. Read more

11
Apr

5 Types of Cover Letters for Your Job Search

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Job Seekers Need to Customize Cover Letters for Each Position and Goal

When you are job hunting it’s important to choose the appropriate cover letter for the letter’s goal. Read more

11
Aug

How to Ask for an Introduction: An Email Template

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For each new person you meet, you can assume that he or she is connected to at least a few other people who would be useful in your career or job search. Sales leads. Potential recruits. People who work at your dream companies.

So, how do you ask for an introduction to those people – without being annoying? Read more

22
Jul

6 Tips For Avoiding The Resume Black Hole

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Many job seekers spend countless hours writing, polishing and blasting their résumés to dozens of companies. Then they wait, and wait, and never hear a thing.

That’s because human resources people and hiring managers receive heaps of résumés for any given job opening, and they end up missing, skipping or tossing a lot of them. However, it turns out there are things you can do to help ensure your résumé is seen. Read more

18
Nov

Marty’s Cover Letter Do’s & Don’ts

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12
Nov

Cover Letter Writing Tips

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When you need to write a cover letter, it’s sometimes the small things that make a big difference. Read more

13
May

Power Phrases For Your Networking Letters

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1
Mar

How to Write a Killer Resume Cover Letter

{Click here to read the original article on Monster.com.}

Do you enjoy writing resume cover letters about as much as you relish root canals? Dread isn’t uncommon when it comes to resume cover letters.

“It’s an area where job-seekers could do the most to improve, because it does require a certain amount of heavy lifting,” said Anna Ivey, a career counselor based in the Boston area. “Most people just write generic resume cover letters, and it’s the resume cover letter that’s really going to open or close that door, that will decide whether they [employers] bother to read on and look at your resume.” Read more

1
Jun

Looking for a Sales Job? Deal with the Elephant in the Room!

{Click here to read the original article on Careerrocketeer.}

As a recruiter I primarily focus on Technology professionals, however, I have personally hired several salespeople and seen many resumes from people seeking sales positions. I’m often amazed at how many of those resumes don’t address the one, most important question that any sales manager would ask….

Can this person sell???

In sales, that one question is the “Elephant in the Room” when evaluating a resume or interviewing a prospective new hire. If that one question doesn’t get answered, it’s unlikely the process will move forward. Read more

15
Mar

Email Cover Letters

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Updated November 07, 2015.

An email cover letter is a document sent with your resume to provide additional information on your expertise. It is written to provide information on why you are qualified for the job you are applying for and to explain the reasons for your interest in the company. Read more

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