Category Archives: Cover Letter

Does Your Personal Brand Label You (and Limit Your Potential)?

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I was asked an awesome question today by a client who had been looking at some of my competitors’ website: “Why do you charge one rate for most resumes instead of charging based on experience level?”   

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Your Cover Letter: How to Write the Perfect Opening Line

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The opening line of the cover letter is your hook… your best (and sometimes only) chance to really impress. And it can often be challenging to nail that perfect opener.

Here are a few ideas for writing the perfect opening line for your cover letter…   

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10 Rules to Help You Get a Grip on Good Grammar

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Whether you’re writing a resume, extending your personal brand on social media, or crafting the perfect cover letter… grammar matters.

And yet so many of us get it so wrong…   

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5 Tips to Help You Write a Great Cover Letter

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Make sure your cover letter doesn’t help eliminate you from the competition by controlling the effort, content, and ultimately the quality of how you communicate. Coupled with a great resume, this will put you up 2-0 over your less prepared, less careful competition.

Here are 5 ways you can write a great cover letter, and get it read.   

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7 Ways to Get Recruiters to Actually Read Your Cover Letter

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Although your résumé is definitely important, the cover letter can also be a make-or-break factor… assuming you can get the recruiter to actually read it!

To help make sure they care enough about your application to do just that, here are seven ways to catch the recruiter’s eyes with your cover letter…   

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We Need to Talk About Your Cover Letter

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For many hiring managers or resume screeners, your cover letter explains which job you are interested in and more importantly WHY you are interested in the job and position.

By interested, I also mean qualified. Your cover letter must explain what value you are bringing to the company…   

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