The Case Against Résumé WritersU.S. News & World Report (blog)
If, instead, you reveal your true self, including weaknesses, in writing your résumé
and cover letter
and in interviews, you'll more likely be rejected from ill-suited jobs and more likely hired for better-suited ones. There are other benefits of ...
Don't let your resume fall into the HR black holeCBS Moneywatch
Your email should be written much like the cover letter
you submitted with your resume
. (And you did submit a cover letter
, right? If you're unclear on cover letters
, Hiring expert Alison Green has extensive help on how to write a quality cover letter ...
Resumes are more essential than everWorcester Telegram
Some recipients (HR and hiring managers) never read cover letters
, but others give them serious attention. It's a best practice to include a cover letter
when sending a resume
. The cover letter
should feature information that will make the candidate ...
What Employers Look for in a Cover LetterFrederick News Post (subscription) (blog)
A cover letter
should whet the employers appetite for more information about you, leading them to take an in-depth look at your application or resume
. Writing a good cover letter
is an art. On the one hand, you want to share as much as possible about ...
What Makes A Great Cover LetterAOL Jobs
With the advent of online job postings, you're competing with a more global and wide-ranging group of people, so consider the content of your cover letter
carefully. And never submit a resume
without one-that's a great way to be dismissed by a ...
How to write a compelling cover letterAlbuquerque Journal (subscription)
Your cover letter
is the first impression you make before an employer sees your résumé
. You can have a strong, impressive résumé
, but if your cover letter
is generic and lackluster, you may be overlooked as a potential candidate. The most important ...
Tips for creating an amazing cover letterWauwatosa Now (blog)
To win an interview call, you need a great resume
and an impressive cover letter
. Many applicants choose to take cover letters
lightly, but, according to recruiting experts, they are just as important as resumes
. So whenever applying for a job opening ...and more »
Crucial resume advice for new college gradsCBS News
This is why a one-size-fits-all resume
and cover letter
doesn't work. Customize your job application for each company and role, and no matter how proud you are of your college minor in finance, don't include it in your cover letter
when applying for a ...