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Job Interview 101: How to Rise Above in a Competitive Job Market

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In today’s competitive job market, the hiring process can take more than several months to complete. That means it might be a while before an interview is scheduled.

How do best take advantage of this suspenseful limbo period? You learn how to rise above the competition in your job interviews.   

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Customized Cover Letters Get You Noticed and Get You Hired

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Searching for a job can be time-consuming. It’s tempting to cut corners and send a mass-produced letter, but doing so can hurt your chances of making the first cut and landing a first interview. Customized cover letters can be the first step in getting hired.   

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So Employers Notice You Later… Work Hard Now

Finding unique ways to stand out among all your job seeking competition is time consuming, and certainly doesn’t guarantee employment… but consistent effort will make all the difference!

You might not see it now, but all those hours dedicated to service or leading others will look great on your resume. Employers know these activities build transferable skills… and that it takes an organized and conscientious individual to achieve outside of school…   

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