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Cutting Your Cover Letter to One Page

Posted on May 12, 2017

The fact that most hiring managers in average don’t spend more than ten seconds on reviewing a resume says a lot about how they approach cover letters. So if you are happy about your 2 or even 3 page cover letter, you might want to re-do the document because your message will likely be never...

Why Writing a Generic Cover Letter is a Bad Choice?

Posted on February 10, 2016

When job seekers are in the campaign of sending their applications to different companies there is a great temptation to develop a generic resume and cover letter for this endeavor. The paradox is that people don’t want to work on tailoring their resumes and cover letters in order to get a foot through the doors...

Cover Letter for Sales

Posted on February 8, 2016

Many things have been said about writing effective resume for sales jobs. However, people tend to ignore that writing a cover letter is as important as developing a resume or CV. Many employers demand a cover letter to be sent when applying for a position so taking this lightly may cost one a job. No...

3 Things to Say in a Cover Letter

Posted on February 5, 2016

The problem with most cover letters is that job seekers don’t know what they should put in a cover letter. As a result, some are just writing what they think they should write based on what their friends wrote when they were applying for jobs. Others just copy-paste information from a resume or CV reiterating...

Career Challenges: Military Cover Letter Writing

Posted on February 4, 2016

We use this term “a military cover letter” when we are talking about former military people who wish to transition to a civilian type of job. This is somewhat different from writing a generic cover letter as it should contain some information generic cover letters don’t usually have. As a result, many former military people...

Challenge for Parents: Returning to Work

Posted on October 22, 2015

There are several millions of women and about two hundred thousands of men are considered stay-at-home parents in the United States of America. That means that these people have left their jobs to care for a child or children after their birth. There is definitely nothing wrong with that as not everybody believes that leaving...

How to Write an Effective Cover Letter?

Posted on April 23, 2015

A cover letter is second most important document in the application package, especially if it is required by the employer. Most job seekers don’t think there is anything difficult in developing a cover letter and it is hard to argue with that. However, creative a cover letter that will help you get noticed by employers...

What to Do When You Don’t Have Relevant Experience?

Posted on March 10, 2015

If you have ever read our blog or ordered our resume writing assistance you probably know that relevant experience is one of the key elements of an effective resume. One can have 20 years of experience and impressive set of skills but if all of that cannot be related to the job requirements then it...

Cover Letter Writing: Red Flags

Posted on February 24, 2015

There have been many disputes about how important is to include a cover letter into a job application document package. Well, we are not going to argue about how it can or cannot influence your job search. We will rather provide practical tips on how to create an effective cover letter that will help you...

Tailoring Your Resume And Cover Letter For Every Job Opening

Posted on May 2, 2014

TOday more and more job seekers realize that one-for-all resume won’t do any good. Obviously it is easier to develop one resume and cover letter sending it out to different companies and applying for different job openings. Such approach though is doomed for failure, especially when taking into account an extremely high competition among job...

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