How to Get a Job After Being Fired

by Guest Author, Biron Clark If you’re trying to get a new job after being fired, this article will help you immediately. As a former recruiter, I’m going to show you how to get hired after being fired, including: How to write your resume to get more interviews Pros and cons of lying about being…

Read More

What is a cover letter? How to write a cover letter and what you should include to stand out.

by Guest Author, Olivia Munson When applying for a job or internship, companies could ask you to send in several documents, such as a resume or work samples. In many cases, you may also have to include a cover letter for an application. According to Indeed, resumes are essentially “condensed fact sheets” about an applicant, including someone’s education, previous…

Read More

Grammar Mistakes to Avoid on a Resume or Cover Letter

Grammar Mistakes to Avoid

Grammar mistakes to avoid at all costs. No one is going to argue that spelling and punctuation mistakes can kill a resume or cover letter. However, grammar mistakes can be less obvious but are just as deadly. They may not even be noted by spellcheck, Grammarly, and other tools used to detect such things. Get…

Read More

Great Phrases for a Resume: Use one today!

Great Phrases for a Resume

You never really know how many people are applying for the same jobs that you are. So, you have to make your resume stands out in a sea of applicants if you really want to land an interview. The following are great phrases for a resume. If applicable, use them to make a hiring manager…

Read More

Cover Letter Template: Not good enough for executives

cover letter template. Asian woman sitting at a desk in front of city skyline

A cover letter template can be a good place to start, but should not be where you stop. Just like with an executive level resume, your cover letter should be unique to you and the position you are applying to. Generic cover letters with a few key words sprinkled in for the Applicant Tracking System…

Read More

Best and Worst Greetings for Cover Letters

cover letters

Cover letters are different now than they used to be. They’re getting submitted via online job applications and forms and not through the mail. They’re not written as letters, they’re written in blank boxes or sent as emails. But that doesn’t mean a professionally written cover letter isn’t important. In fact, it’s probably even more…

Read More

Cover Letter Tips: Let Your Personality Show!

cover letter tips

Cover Letter Tips that Will Help you STAND OUT! You will find lots of ideas regarding cover letter tips on the internet, so which ones do you follow? Cover letters are a necessary part of any job search, just like having a professional resume. As you know, resumes are a professional document showcasing your skills…

Read More

Writing the Perfect Email Cover Letter

email cover letter

Sending an Email Cover Letter Most resumes are transmitted these days by email. Paper resumes are used at interviews or upon request by recruiters. But what about cover letters? When you send your resume by email, the content of the email itself serves as the cover letter and will be the first thing a prospective…

Read More

The Importance of a Cover Letter

I’ve heard debate recently about cover letters – are they important, do you need to write one, etc. Cover letters are kind of hard to write.  Maybe they are more of a pain, really, than they are hard to write. And anything that is a pain to job seekers is questioned… “waa, waa, do we…

Read More