Category Archives: Cover Letter

8 Cover Letter Mistakes New Grads Must Avoid


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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8 Cover Letter Tips That Help You Win Job Interviews

Cover letter tips

I can write a solid resume, interview well, and make sure that my online presence is on point. No problem. But the one thing that’s always been a struggle?

The dreaded cover letter…   

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10 Tips to Help You Write a Better Cover Letter

Write a Better Cover Letter

A poorly written cover letter can make you come off as a weak communicator or even lazy. A poorly optimized one can come across as a copy-and-paste job which turns hiring managers off.

Here are 10 tips that will help you write a cover letter that wins you job interviews!   

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


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


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

Get a Grip on Good Grammar

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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