Cover Letter

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Job Search – If you want your cover letter to be read

In my opinion, if you want your cover letter to be read, do these things:Don’t apply online, but email your résumé to a recruiter or hiring manager instead. Don’t make it an actual “letter.” Instead, make it the body of the email with your resume attached. When people attach a letter and a résumé to … Continue reading

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Job Search Tolls: More Objectives statements to customize

Many  of the objective statements below are short, but that’s about all they have going for them.  Most are too general. You can and should change your resume to fit every employer and job you apply for.

Job Search Tool / Free Cover Letter Templates for Microsoft Office

To get to Cover Letter Templates for Microsoft Office.com, click on the image below or the link   Search results for – Templates – Office.com.

Cover Letters / Tools, Tips and Free Cover Letter Templates for Microsoft Office

Next time you’re preparing to fire off a resume and your cover letter template… don’t. Instead, take 15 minutes to find out who’s on the receiving end of your inquiry.
So, how do you create cover letter that is not tossed? Continue reading

Job Search Tolls: 50 Objectives statements to be customized and Google’s Online Free Resume Template

Many of the objective statements below are short, but that’s about all they have going for them. Most are too general. You can and should change your resume to fit every employer and job you apply for.
Google Docs offers ways to edit, upload, publish, and share documents from any computer with an online connection making it an excellent no-cost resource for the job seeker community to utilize.
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The Unemployment Gap in Your Resume

The Gap. It is not just a store selling reasonably priced American apparel, but also a resume nuisance. Any recruiter will tell you that one of the first things they look for are any unexplained spaces in employment history. There are many reasons people need to take time off from employment, i.e. maternity/paternity leave, personal … Continue reading

Job Search Differences Between Today and Yesterday | CAREEREALISM

Here they are: 1. Google Has Replaced the Resume 2. A Summary is Enough 3. Social Proof is a Must 4. Resumes and Cover Letters Are Not Read on Paper Anymore 5. Relationships First, Resume’s Second 6. Employers Only Care About What They Want 7. Don’t Mind the Gap 8. Nouns Are the New Currency … Continue reading

Executive Job Hunting? You Need More than a Resume | CAREEREALISM

If you’re an executive planning your next career move, it might surprise you to learn you’ll be judged by more than just your resume during your job search. In other words, a full resume is NOT necessarily the best fit for every job search contact. Surprised? You’ll find recruiters, company owners, Boards of Directors, and … Continue reading

7 Steps To Writing A Cover Letter That Will Actually Get You An Interview

When it comes to the application process, you should know by now that everything you do matters. There’s so much attention given to resumes that we often forget how important a cover letter can be for our job prospects. “The cover letter is an opportunity for you to tell the recruiters why you’re the perfect person for the … Continue reading

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