Tag Archives: job applications

Addressing Cover Letters When the Hiring Manager’s Name is a Mystery

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What’s the best way to replace “To Whom It May Concern” when addressing cover letters?

Here are four tips for figuring out who to address in your cover letter…   

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How to Tell When an Applicant Tracking System is Reading Your Resume

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The first step to beating the system is knowing when an ATS is reading your resume.

Here are 4 things that can help you spot an Applicant Tracking System…   

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7 Ways a Recruiter Can Tell You’re Trying Too Hard


Ever wonder why you never get a call from a recruiter? Can’t seem to get a job interview? Why we write version after version of our resume., only to be largely ignored?

The reason may be far more simple than you might expect: you are trying too hard…   

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Hello, Trash Can: 5 Common Mistakes in a Mediocre Resume

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Like many job seekers, you may have received a lackluster response rate to your job applications. With all the “economic recovery” news, this likely leaves you wondering: is the job market still to blame for the lack job interviews?

This theory is plausible. However, a more likely cause: employers just don’t find what they need in your resume…   

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