Confidence: feel it, fake it, or……….flub it

Job Advice Blog

This confidence game isn’t the same as the scam. Your cover letter neglects to tie you to the ad and [.]. This one applies to those who have been hunting with no results and are becoming discouraged. Rapidly. Let’s go back to how most people search, because that’s where the problem – or problems – are.

A guide to job hunting

Practically Perfect PA

Harmony between your CV and cover letter. All too often cover letters either repeat, or worse, contradict aspects of a candidate’s CV. Then consider how the content of your cover letter links with your CV.

5 Things You Must Do When Providing References

On The Job

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

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How to Find Your Dream Job: 5 Tips You Can Use Right Now

Dumb Little Man

You may need to send out countless resumes and cover letters. You’ll face a lot of competition and rejection that will really affect your confidence. Create an attractive resume and engaging cover letter. Your resume and cover letter play an important role in getting the attention of potential employers. Instead of sending out the same resume and cover letter, create multiple versions. Everyone has a dream job in mind.

2018 186

How to Hide Your Age on Your Resume

Eat Your Career

If you’re not feeling confident in your tech skills, consider taking some classes or even getting a professional certification to boost your credibility. As a career coach and professional resume writer , I work with a lot of “older” job seekers. I use quotes there because age is relative.

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So you want to find a new assistant job?

Practically Perfect PA

Tailor your covering letter and CV. I’ve written posts on both covering letters and resumes so all I would add here is that you should tailor your CV and covering letter for each of the jobs you are applying for.

2013 214

How to Build Your Career: 5 Simple Rules to Succeed

Dumb Little Man

See Also: 5 Tips To Making Your Resume Cover Letter Stand Out. It also means being confident enough in your skills and abilities.

2018 227

5 Things to Help You Ace a Phone Interview

On The Job

Keep copies of your resume and/or cover letter nearby. Remember to smile and stand up if possible -- those things will make you sound friendly and confident. The minute you apply for a job, the preparation must begin.

2015 253

You Owe it to Yourself!

Office Dynamics

Next, create an awesome cover letter that sets you apart. I mean a cover letter that conveys something about you, your character and the confident person you are. Your cover letter will be scanned for just a precious few moments and then placed in one of two stacks. Whether you are satisfied in your current position or looking for work, you owe it to yourself to be ready to take advantage of opportunities.

2010 118

You Owe it to Yourself!

Office Dynamics

Next, create an awesome cover letter that sets you apart. I mean a cover letter that conveys something about you, your character and the confident person you are. Your cover letter will be scanned for just a precious few moments and then placed in one of two stacks. Whether you are satisfied in your current position or looking for work, you owe it to yourself to be ready to take advantage of opportunities.

2010 100

Administrative/Clerical: Improve Your Admin Applications and Interviews

Office Dynamics

Because admin applications usually consist of written forms such as a resume and a cover letter, it''s essential to proofread your writing for clarity, grammatical correctness, and accuracy of content. This may require reworking your cover letter, rewriting your personal statement, and supplementing your resume. By knowing what to expect before you pick up the phone or walk into the room, you''ll improve your odds of staying composed and confident during the interview.

2013 100

Preparing for the Phone Interview

Job Advice Blog

Referenced on your resume and your cover letter should be the best number(s) to reach you.

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Announcement: The Shrink for Entrepreneurs is hiring

The Shrink for Entrepreneurs

Be computer savvy in the basic sense: You need to know your way around a computer environment very comfortably – no specific software requirements but a fast typing speed and the confidence that no new software will massively daunt you (given a chance to play with it) is crucial.

2013 103

Job Loss - It Can Happen to You!

Office Dynamics

In good times when I had all my senses engaged, I prepared my career portfolio, resume, brochure (what a gem of an idea you had Jasmine), and now a strong cover letter, you are always ready for whatever comes your way. Joan, you gave me the confidence to succeed. Are you prepared? Times are tough and I am sure many of you have been touched by it in some way, shape, or form.

2009 100

Job Loss - It Can Happen to You!

Office Dynamics

In good times when I had all my senses engaged, I prepared my career portfolio, resume, brochure (what a gem of an idea you had Jasmine), and now a strong cover letter, you are always ready for whatever comes your way. Joan, you gave me the confidence to succeed. Are you prepared? Times are tough and I am sure many of you have been touched by it in some way, shape, or form.

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