Face facts: Some people will never read your cover letter. The rest of the people may trash your resume if it does not include a cover letter. Others will value the cover letter over all other application materials. Since you can’t know for sure which type of employer or recruiter will receive and review your […]
Do you need a new job search strategy for the new year? Companies are hiring, but you need to stand out from the crowd if you want to win an interview, and ultimately, the job. Suggested methods of standing a head above the rest differ depending on whom you ask. Is it time to try […]
In Simply Hired’s February Jobs Report, there were some silver linings for job seekers. Read on for the details!
Are you offering whole apples when they want applesauce? Green beans when they need bananas? Spoon feed exactly what the employer wants to get past the initial screening.
Once you have a great resume, writing a terrific cover letter is the next important step. It’s not a good idea to skip the cover letter, as many employers think of it as the equivalent of an introductory handshake. If you wouldn’t skip the handshake, don’t skip the cover letter! I’ve written all about cover […]