The very first impression you will make on any interviewer occurs before you answer a single question or even open your mouth. The evaluation begins the moment you open the door. You know that your appearance is a factor, but the way you carry yourself, your interview body language, can be just as significant.
Today’s infographic from UNC Student Affairs serves as a comprehensive guide to cover letters.
The information provided goes beyond format and structure to provide helpful advice on the most effective content…
If your resume is your first chance to make a good impression, your cover letter is the foot in the door that gets you that chance. Without it, your resume doesn’t even get considered. It is important, therefore, to have a firm grasp of cover letter basics including the acceptable, and most effective, structure and format.
We all know that recruiters spend an average of only 8 seconds reviewing each of the many resumes they receive. It’s not a lot of time to make an impression. You have to wonder what it is their looking for when they scan the page. In fact, understanding a recruiter’s perception of the information they’re reviewing could be the first step in making sure your resume makes an impression.