3 Tips for Writing a Better Cover Letter

On The Job

I remember the first time I wrote a cover letter for a job. But, it still was a lousy cover letter and I cringe when I think about it. Writing a cover letter is important. A cover letter is not supposed to just restate what's on your resume.

100+ Ways to Write a Great Resume Cover Letter

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11 of the 12 resumes had cover letters which is actually pretty good because if you skip that step, you simply look unprofessional. The problem is that all of the cover letters looked exactly the same and had the same message. Microsoft Cover Letter Templates.

5 Things You Must Do When Providing References

On The Job

Just as you target your resume and cover letter for a certain job, you should do the same for your references. Once an employer gets around to checking your references, you may be feeling quite confident that a job offer is coming your way. Hold on.

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How to List Skills Gained Outside of Work on Your Resume

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The Resume & Cover Letter Toolkit offers step-by-step guidance, easy-to-use templates, and sample documents to get you inspired. Past work experience is, of course, the most important part of your resume.

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How to Get Through a Job Search Without Losing Your Mind

On The Job

Then you start slogging your way through job ads online, realize you need to write a resume and a cover letter -- and you decide to watch "Friends" reruns instead. There are certainly tools to help you apply for jobs or write a cover letter, but you've still got to do the work.

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5 Job Search Red Flags to Watch Out For

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The Job Seeker Jump Start package includes everything you need to land the job you want quickly and easily: step-by-step resume writing advice, resume and cover letter templates, interview preparation, specific job search strategies, networking techniques, and much more.

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How to Write a Winning Graduate School Resumé

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See Also: 100+ Ways to Write a Great Resume Cover Letter. When you want to take your studies to the next level, there’s no better place to head to than grad school.

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3 Atypical Life Hacks To Improve Your Resume

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See Also: 5 Tips To Making Your Resume Cover Letter Stand Out. Writing a great resume has always been challenging. It comes as no surprise that people devote their entire careers to properly composing these professional documents.

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Updating Your Resume: Signs It’s Time to Polish the Ol’ Skills

Small Business CEO

It can be especially difficult to know exactly what’s going wrong – is it my cover letter? You’re back on the job market, sending out your resume to multiple jobs a day, but you’re not getting any bites. Frustrating, right?

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8 Great Podcasts for Writers and Book Authors

Daily Writing Tips

The short first season of their podcast covers the various stages of self-publishing a book, from understanding the writing process to going to market, and features Shaz Kahn talking about her experience of being a first time self-publisher. There is a lot of writing advice out there.

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