The modern-day cover letter is your introduction—of any kind—to the employer.
Proofreading is just the first step.
We've all been typing on the run with the "Sent From my iPhone" at the bottom. And, let's face it: catching your own typos is actually really hard to do. However, what is not so easily forgiven is a mistake on a resume or cover letter.
Stale networks happen when people stay employed in one industry and haven't been in touch with contacts from their prior industry.
How can I outsmart everyone else? The answer lies in being able to present a profile of yourself as a candidate who 'checks all of the boxes' off your prospective employer's candidate wish list. So, where do you find this wish list? It's right in the job description.
Jones is careful to note that cover letters can still be effective in some cases, especially when they are personalized and
Usually, our main priorities would be to finalize our winter break plans and start thinking about some internships we want to apply for during the next semester. Today, we are coming to a quick realization that our lives as we know them are about to transform entirely.
We all get nervous before a big interview! Your hands turn clammy, your heart starts thudding and the thoughts in your mind are going a mile a minute.
The easy way to do so is in chronological order but that's overused and frankly lacks pizzazz. Instead, start with the end goal in mind: to get hired.
A generic resume and cover letter just don't make you stand out, but these tips and tricks can help you make a great first impression and land your next dream job or internship!