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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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The Missing Piece: Understanding and Bridging the Skills Gap [Infographic]

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One of the hottest topics in career discussion today is the almost mythical skills gap. Despite what some people say, the skills gap, like climate change, is very real. It exists because Higher Education has fallen behind the needs of today’s businesses. As a result, many companies believe that new graduates do not possess the skills necessary for even entry level positions. If you graduated recently, you might be looking at your student debt and wondering what you spent all that money on.   

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Social Media Job Search Success in 8 Simple Steps [Infographic]

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Social media continues to play a larger role in our lives. This has become particularly true as more and more people use social media in their job search.

Yet finding social media job search success remains a tricky proposition…   

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Resume Checklist: 8 Simple Steps to an Effective Resume [Infographic]

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You can generate a resume that wins interviews. And it is easier than you think.

this infographic from EssayMamma provides the checklist you need. It covers all of the basics of good, effective resumes in eight easy to follow steps…   

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Post-Interview Waiting: The Real Reasons Why Employers Take So Long to Respond

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The reason for a long post-interview waiting period has little to do with you. Or it could have everything to do with you.

Here’s are just some the reasons an employer takes so long to respond…   

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Job Hunting? Here’s the Ultimate Cheat Sheet for an Organized Job Search

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When on the hunt for a job, it’s not uncommon to apply for multiple opportunities simultaneously. This is especially true for those of us just starting our careers. But multiple applications mean different resume versions, various cover letters and many deadlines to keep track of.

With so many moving parts, it’s difficult to maintain an organized job search…   

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