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Corn on the Job Wisdom for Job Seekers Blog About Archives COTJ Blog Roll Corn Heads Contact Subscribe Sorry, I probably won’t read your cover letter by Rich DeMatteo on January 27, 2010 Like many recruiters, I rarely read cover letters. When do I read cover letters? Why, covers prove everything.

Executive Cover Letters – 3 Secrets to Cover Letters That WIN.

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→ Executive Cover Letters – 3 Secrets to Cover Letters That WIN Interviews! It makes total sense!

Cover Yourself: How to Write a Cover Letter Worth Reading

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A cover letter is the first contact that you have with your potential employer, and can be used to sell your resume. Mention her name!

Top 5 Common Cover Letter Pitfalls to Avoid

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But it never seems to fail that while many qualified candidates have a pretty solid resume, most don’t deliver on the cover letter.

5 Steps to an Executive Cover Letter That Opens Doors

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Don’t forget to send it under cover–a powerful cover letter, that is. That’s right! Still stumped for ideas?

Curtain-Raising Cover Letters: Full Disclosure

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Quite a conundrum--creating an alluring and candidacy strengthening cover letter without reciting your resume. Rosa E.

Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints : Does Your Cover Letter Stink?

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Resume Writing Blog: Creating Prints Master Resume Writer | Certified Resume Writer | Expert provides free resume writing information, resume help, tips, advice, career job searching tools, online social networking via this Resume Blog, Resume Writing Blog, Career Blog. How many of those cover letters do you think begin with.

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Forget Outdated Resume Rules | Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog

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You would start your cover letter with “To Whom it May Concern,” or “Dear Sir/Madam.” Be relevant, brief, and to the point.

7 Strategies for Overcoming the Resume Black Hole

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Of course I did and that’s how my career in human resources and recruiting started. I assure you hiring managers are the same way.

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How to Target Your Resume to the Job You Want

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Hiring managers are too busy to try to figure out what you want to accomplish. You may benefit from a career coach at this point.

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twitter!? can it really help me find a new job?

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Network, follow career professionals and recruiters, and respond to career opportunities!; Can it Really Help Me Find a New Job? Joyce ).

Don’t Let Fear Scare You Out of a New Job

Careers Done Write

Let hiring managers know you haven’t been sitting at home licking your wounds. Consider possible part-time volunteer activities that still allow enough time to mount a strong career search campaign. Make a list and send a well written, error free résumé with cover letter via multiple avenues. Aspire!

The Power of the Words on Your Resume

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Top 5 Common Cover Letter Pitfalls to Avoid → Like Be the first to like this post. The word coveys action and implies results.

Skip HR and Contact the Hiring Manager to Get That Job

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They might be getting hung up in HR-which means you need to go to the source: the hiring manager. Not getting interviews? How do you do that?

Pro Bono Consulting: Is It Right For You? | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

Larisa’s career focus is on strategic planning and marketing – a good fit with two of Taproot’s key service areas. Up next?

4 Keys to Creating an Interview-Winning Information Technology Resume

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If your career has progressed to an executive level, such as chief technology officer, you will want to focus more on your success stories.

Sell Yourself: Use Numbers in Your Resume

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While the first candidate may have actually accomplished more than the second, you, the hiring manager, have no way of knowing this.

Social Media and Your Job Search

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← Skip HR and Contact the Hiring Manager to Get That Job Inspiration For Your Job Search → Like Be the first to like this post.

Does Your Executive Resume Scream Visionary?

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By taking this route, you could give a hiring manager a better idea of how innovative an executive you have been. So how can you get this done?

TheLadders: Job-board salary fraud? | Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog

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That kind of service brings down the entire careers industry and leaves consumers feeling like we’re all scammers. Did you enjoy this?

Tough Interview Questions

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← Words That Should Not Appear on Your Resume The 5 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make on a Cover Letter → Like Be the first to like this post.

The Ladders Resume Writing Service – Scam or Not? | Jennifer.

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I saved the post as a PDF just in case this “employee” decides it was career suicide to write that about an employer online and removes his/her post.

Resume Writing FAQs – When Should I Send Resume Follow Up Letters?

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→ Resume Writing FAQs – When Should I Send Resume Follow Up Letters? Key points in hit your letter: 1. Ask for an interview.

Will Your Resume Survive the First Glance?

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Posted on June 16, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony By Jennifer Anthony Imagine you are a hiring manager. Exactly how many people have you managed?

What does chocolate have to do with resumes?

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As adults, we still judge books by the cover even though we were told not to. Posted on October 1, 2009 by Jennifer Anthony I love chocolate.

Types of Resume Writing Service Providers — Choose Carefully

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At the university level, there are career services offices. Recent Posts Does Your Cover Letter Match the Job You Are Applying For?

Inspiration For Your Job Search

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For example, he recommends sending your information in a handwritten envelope that resembles a thank you letter. Frustrated? You CAN do it!

LinkedIn: Best Tactic for Undercover Executive Job Search

Executive Career Brand

They fear, and rightly so, that if their profile indicates that they’re in the market, they’ll sabotage their career.

Making the Most of Your LinkedIn Profile

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Cover Yourself: How to Write a Cover Letter Worth Reading Forget Outdated Resume Rules → Like Be the first to like this post.

5 Tips For Engineering Resumes

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Engineering is a very broad career industry, and it’s important to consider these key concepts for your resume to be considered.

Ampicillin Drug – FDA Checked Pharmacy | Blue Sky Resumes Blog

Blue Sky Resumes

Get inside the head of the hiring manager – what is he looking for? ’ Again, you can include this link in your cover letter.

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Words That Should Not Appear on Your Resume

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Example: Drove business development initiatives, program management, call center, and field service operations. What do employers want to see?

It's Not About You

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Your resume is the first chance that you have to sell yourself to the hiring manager. A resume is not an autobiography. Bookmark the permalink.

It's Time to Increase Your Chances of Executive-Level Employment

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Write a Career Biography A career biography is a bit of a cross between a resume and cover letter. Do it today at [link].

What to Do When You're an Overqualified Executive

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For this reason, explain your intentions in your cover letter since it’s often difficult to hide all of your previous experience.

What to Do When Your Executive Job Search Stalls

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Recent Posts Does Your Cover Letter Match the Job You Are Applying For? So what do you say in your “p.s.&# ? Did you enjoy this?

September is International Update Your Resume Month

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That’s right; Career Directors International has declared September as International Update Your Resume Month. I’m happy in my current job.”

It Takes More Than a Resume to Get a Job

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Plus it gets you into that company’s database, where you may then be searchable to their hiring managers. Bookmark the permalink.

Try This Before Writing Your Executive Resume

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Recent Posts Does Your Cover Letter Match the Job You Are Applying For? What would you look for if you needed a qualified candidate?