Category Archives: Cover Letter

Is the Formal Cover Letter Even a Thing Anymore?

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You may be asking yourself if you really need to take the time to create a formal cover letter? The answer comes down to the type of job that you may be applying for. And, of course, where you are in your career currently.

Here are the two scenarios when using a formal cover letter is the right thing to do…   

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5 Pieces of Expert Cover Letter Advice to Help Open the Interview Door

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While a resume gives you a complete introduction to the potential employer, a cover letter adds that personal touch that makes you stand out from the rest of the crowd.

Here are five tips sure to help you open the door to more job interviews…   

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Creative Cover Letters: How to Stand Out Without Getting Thrown Out

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Utilizing creative cover letters can be tricky. They’re tricky because they have no real rules (like the Wild West of the Career World).

A lot of people, especially recent graduates, often feel tempted to write unique cover letters to show off their personality…   

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Making the Grade: The ABCs of an Effective Cover Letter

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Cover letters are the bane of existence for many job seekers. It’s unclear if anyone reads them or what employers even expect from them, and the rules are always changing.

Used properly, however, an effective cover letter can be a huge asset to your job search…   

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Time to Dump the Traditional Cover Letter: Top 7 Cover Letter Tips for 2017 [Infographic]

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Maybe it’s time to dump the traditional cover letter?

Here are seven cover letter tips that will help you create the perfect contemporary intro, to you…   

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Getting it Right: Your Professional Cover Letter Can’t be Boring

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The cover letter doesn’t have to be boring! But how do you find the perfect balance of being professional and interesting with this important document?

Read on for five tips that will help you create the perfectly professional cover letter…   

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