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Covering cover letters

Practically Perfect PA

I wondered how many of us still write covering letters when we apply for jobs? Covering letter template for EA role.

Cover Letters: Why Bother?

Eat Your Career

A lot of people think cover letters are relics of the past. The post Cover Letters: Why Bother? Watch and learn! Digg this!

The Job Hunt: Starting Off With A Strong Cover Letter

Dumb Little Man

Suffice to say that your cover letter is one way for a company to get a sneak peek of what you’d be like as a potential employee.

Why You Should Take Time to Write a Cover Letter

Small Business Labs

When the job market is this competitive, you should never leave anything to chance, especially if you’re vying for a job position you’ve been dreaming of for years, one that will place on the road to professional improvement. That is why Human Resource professionals and experts suggest that every time you send out an

Beginning Your Job Search? Start By Building Your Brand

Office Dynamics

Maintaining and building your online persona is a part of the new job search. Building Your Brand: Get Social. Share Carefully. Protect Your CV.

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Is It OK to Fudge the Truth on a Resume?

On The Job

lie to employer qualifications resume cover letter career advice Anita BruzzeseIs it really a big deal to lie on a resume? Nearly 35 percent of resumes are estimated to contain blatant lies about education, experience or the skills to perform a specific job. He just kept on and on," he says. "It It was just too much.

How to Write Great Cover Letters for Your Resume - by Dumb Little Man

Dumb Little Man

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.

3 Keys to Getting a Job When You're Overqualified

On The Job

Try to address those concerns in your cover letter and say it's OK with you. First, be honest.

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Create a Resume or CV Free Online

Ian's Messy Desk

100s of free Articles & Tips, plus resume and cover letter examples. They offer. Human Resources Personal Development

The Practically Perfect PA guide to finding the perfect PA job

Practically Perfect PA

Covering cover letters. I’m very excited to launch the first Practically Perfect PA eBook! Making the most of your CV.

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How To Make Your Job Search More Productive

Dumb Little Man

Searching for jobs and writing cover letters are bound to be the biggest time-consumers, so plan around that to start with. Set goals.

5 Ways to Manage Your Online Reputation

On The Job

If you dont think so, read this column I wrote for Gannett, and you may just change your mind: Maybe you put countless hours into carefully crafting a resume and cover letter. Or you sweated buckets over the details regarding your meeting with a key client. Perhaps you had weeks of sleepless nights as you planned your new company.

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

Job Advice Blog

Your cover letter neglects to tie you to the ad and [.]. This confidence game isn’t the same as the scam. 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.

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Guest Blogger: David B. Wright, Author

The Office Professionals Place

Youve sent out dozens, or maybe even hundreds, of resumes and cover letters. Lets grow together! Now what? To your success, David B.

Five Terms Related to Submitting a Manuscript

Daily Writing Tips

Query Letter. A query letter is a one-page letter intended to interest an editor in something a writer has written or intends to write.

2015 27

How To Get A Job When You Have No Experience

Dumb Little Man

Most of them enter a website, choose a couple of job offers, send their CV and, in the best case, also attach a cover letter.

2013 75

5 Things to Help You Ace a Phone Interview

On The Job

Keep copies of your resume and/or cover letter nearby. The minute you apply for a job, the preparation must begin. Why not? Going.

How to Market Yourself During A Career Search

Dumb Little Man

You need to create an impressive resume/CV, optimize your LinkedIn profile and make sure your cover letter shines. When searching for a new career, knowing how to market yourself to potential employers and recruiters can give you an edge over the other applicants. With marketing, there are tons of things you need to know.

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A guide to online job searching

Practically Perfect PA

Where to search. We touch upon how you can refine these terms below. Social media platforms can be useful, particularly LinkedIn. Thorough research.

2014 98

Extreme Makeover - Resume Edition

Dumb Little Man

Pair it with a cover letter Always have a cover letter to accompany your resume. Do you have a resume? Career

3 Bad Habits That Hurt Job Chances

On The Job

You may begin calling contacts to check on job openings, or help your kid write a resume or cover letter. Twentysomething Inc.

What I Learned From Reading 1,000 Resumes

Dumb Little Man

If you’re working right now, it’s safe to say that you had to send out a resume in order to get hired. Out of those, however, we would maybe like 20.

Call off the cheerleaders!

Practically Perfect PA

They receive a copy of your CV and read the covering letter. So promoting your personal brand is imperative. They monitor your Tweets.

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How to Overcome Gaps in Employment

Dumb Little Man

Explain it in your cover letter. Are you worried about gaps in employment ? Overcome the psychological effects of unemployment.

2016 38

A Must-Listen Interview for Job Hunters

Eat Your Career

With a focus on finding and living your life’s purpose, this book covers every conceivable job search topic including networking, research, resume and cover letter creation, successful interview techniques and so much more. Sound familiar? Where the idea for that wacky title came from. Share this on del.icio.us. Digg this!

2011 25

Can Grammar Be Taught?

Daily Writing Tips

But are grammar and spelling teachable? I learned to write by writing — and by reading. My students wrote and read. And that’s the key. Grammar

2013 28

So you want to find a new assistant job?

Practically Perfect PA

Tailor your covering letter and CV. Over the last 10 years I have been employed full time in 6 different companies. Quality not quantity.

2013 14

How to Write Headlines and Subheads

Daily Writing Tips

Or think of it as analogous to a cover letter or a request for a date. The first thing most readers notice in print or online is a headline. Think of it as a virtual handshake. If your headline is the text equivalent of a cold, dead fish, you’ll make a poor first impression. Direct: “Lawn Mowers on Sale”. Really?” Conciseness.

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Five Great Ways to Give Your Resume a Boost

Dumb Little Man

If you can’t afford to pay someone to edit your resume, at least ask a friend to proof-read it – and the same goes for your cover letter.

CV Template for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Also if you write a covering letter, which I think should always accompany an application, then again your details will be included there.

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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. 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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CV Template for Assistants

Practically Perfect PA

Also if you write a covering letter, which I think should always accompany an application, then again your details will be included there. This month is a bit of a fresh start for me, I’ve just turned a decade older and I’ve also just started a new job… this week in fact! Start as you mean to go on. Don’t repeat yourself. Lists.

2012 25

8 Tips On How To Get A Promotion

Productivity Bits

Update your CV and create a cover letter for the position. Copyright © 2011 Productivity Bits. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post. W hen starting at a new company you want to make your mark and get known as the “go getter” and “go to guy/gal”. Excel in your position. Be part of the team. Don’t be late for work.

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.

Do You Have What it Takes to Work in a Non-Profit?

On The Job

It’s something you should highlight in your resume and cover letter.” Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Do You Have What it Takes to Work in a Non-Profit? When you lose members, you lose money.

2010 26

The Pros and Cons of Job Hopping

Eat Your Career

Out of everyone in my group of college friends, I was the only one who still had the same job two years after graduation. Self-Discovery. Variety.

2010 21

Is a Career Change Possible in this Economy?

Eat Your Career

Lastly, if you’re considering making a career change in the near future, take a moment to learn about my coaching programs and career transition services (including help with resumes , cover letters , interview prep , and job search ). People ask me this question all the time. So, I want to address this issue once and for all.

2012 16

How to Achieve Your Freelancing Dream – Without Quitting Your Job

Men With Pens

Look what happens: Step 2 – Prepare a freelance portfolio with a simple and tweakable cover letter. The one that’s too hard.

2012 25

Do You Have What it Takes to Work in a Non-Profit?

On The Job

It’s something you should highlight in your resume and cover letter.” Helpful information and advice from Americas favorite workplace columnist About Anita Blog Books Syndicated Column Interviews Career Links Contact Wednesday, March 10, 2010 Do You Have What it Takes to Work in a Non-Profit? When you lose members, you lose money.

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