Category Archives: Cover Letter

How to Write a Compelling Resume Cover Letter [Infographic]

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Despite all the technology available, many still believe the biggest key to job search success is a killer resume. What we tend to forget, however, is that for many companies, your resume is often not the first thing read by HR. That distinction falls to the resume cover letter.

And if your cover letter isn’t as powerful as your resume itself, your job search may not get very far…   

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Addressing Cover Letters: To Whom it May Concern?

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As a job seeker, you act as a marketer while presenting your personal brand in your cover letter. And you want to ensure you do as much as you can to stand out. Which means that when addressing cover letters, it is imperative you address an individual with a personalized greeting.

These days, “To Whom it May Concern,” just won’t cut it…   

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How to Write an Exceptional Cover Letter [Infographic]

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This infographic from Globalessays.org takes you step-by-step through cover letter writing process. Beginning with determining if you need to even write one, it answers questions like how long it should be and what it should say.

From salutation to signature, this advice is solid…   

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Customized Cover Letters Get You Noticed and Get You Hired

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Searching for a job can be time-consuming. It’s tempting to cut corners and send a mass-produced letter, but doing so can hurt your chances of making the first cut and landing a first interview. Customized cover letters can be the first step in getting hired.   

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Tough Cover Letter Question: To Whom Should I Send?

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When writing your cover letter, it is imperative that you address an individual with a personalized greeting. When writing your cover letter, it is imperative that you address an individual with a personalized greeting.   

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8 Cover Letter Mistakes New Grads Must Avoid

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When applying for jobs straight out of university, your resume may look similar to a lot of others. So how do you differentiate yourself? With a stellar cover letter. However, many graduates tend to make the same mistakes on their first cover letters. Without years of professional experience, often your communication skills will be more important to a potential employer than anything else, so if you can produce an effective cover letter, it can really make you stand out. Here are the eight cover letter mistakes new grads must avoid: 1. It’s All about You Yes, your cover letter is an opportunity   

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