#1 Thing You MUST Say In Your Cover Letter

Career Realism

Is there one thing you can say in a cover letter that will guarantee it accomplishes its purpose? A cover letter serves as an introduction to your resume and to yourself as a candidate for employment. Need more help writing your cover letter?

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Executive Job Search Advice from the Experts

Executive Career Brand

Executive Job Search Executive Resume, Biography & Cover Letter executive resumeI always keep my eyes and ears open to the job search advice given by my colleagues in the careers industry. Job seekers should do the same.

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Beware of Scam Resume Writing Services

Executive Career Brand

Executive Resume, Biography & Cover Letter Online Presence & Online Reputation Management Executive Job Search resume writing SEODid you land on this post because you searched “resume writing services”? Then your mission is to find the best resume writer for your needs.

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Resume Trends from the Experts

Executive Career Brand

Executive Resume, Biography & Cover Letter Personal Branding executive resume personal brandingResume trends come and go, to accommodate the needs of recruiters, hiring professionals and others assessing candidates.

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What is the Perfect Executive Resume?

Executive Career Brand

Executive Resume, Biography & Cover Letter Personal Branding executive resume personal branding resume writingMost executives working on their own resume, or working with a resume writing professional, go into the process striving to create the perfect executive resume.

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Boost Your Work Experience with a Relevant Internship

Ms. Career Girl

percent as of January 2021, many HR recruiters are still less willing to give a chance to candidates without a relevant work history. Job Search News Work internships in 2021

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here’s an example of a cover letter that will make you a stronger candidate

Ask a Manager

This post, here’s an example of a cover letter that will make you a stronger candidate , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. I frequently get asked for examples of good cover letters, and a reader recently sent me a good one that I want to share.

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4 Things To Know About Negotiating Salary In 2021 (And Beyond)

Career Realism

With the availability of vaccines in 2021, businesses are starting to reopen but the market is completely different. According to research published on the Society for Human Resource Management website, company leaders are expected to increase compensation in 2021 by between 2.6%

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Top Tips for Effective Job Hunting

Jobacle

There are many times in life when you might find yourself looking for a new job.

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Career Pivot? How to Change to Work You Love

Ms. Career Girl

For whatever reason, the job or career you had in 2019 is no longer relevant in 2021. Research the keywords for your new position or industry, and use them appropriately in your resumé and cover letter. Your resumé and cover letter are the keys to landing an interview. After surviving the 2020’s dark and twisting rollercoaster ride, many of us are ready for a change.

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4 Fastest-Growing, Flexible Career Fields Of 2021 (So Far)

Career Realism

FlexJobs, a subscription service for job seekers that features remote jobs and other flexible work opportunities, recently analyzed its database to discover which flexible career fields have seen at least 10% growth since January 2021.

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5 Internship Facts To Know In 2021

Career Realism

Here's what to know about internships in 2021. Or, join our career growth club today and get access to one-on-one career coaching, resume and cover letter reviews, online tutorials, and unlimited networking opportunities—all in your back pocket!

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How To Explain A Job Gap On Your Resume

Career Realism

Don't try to explain an employment gap in your cover letter! Just like a resume, a cover letter is not about you. Unless you learned quite a bit from your job gap experience, then it's not worth mentioning in a cover letter.

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5 Strategies to Make the Most of a COVID Job Market

Ms. Career Girl

Broadcast your experience in a cover letter and on your resume. For example if you’re applying to both design and marketing jobs, make a resume and cover letter for each that highlights your relevant experience and related skill set for a potential position.

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4 Things Companies Should Be Showcasing To Prospective Employees In 2021

Career Realism

A job seeker looking for work in 2021 has a checklist and this is what's on it: Companies Need To Be Clear About Their Remote Work Policies The emergence of remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic undoubtedly changed professional expectations.

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Work-Life Balance In 2021: How Has Remote Work Shaped Our Professional Expectations?

Career Realism

Or, join our career growth club today and get access to one-on-one career coaching, resume and cover letter reviews, online tutorials, and unlimited networking opportunities—all in your back pocket! Working from home is no longer a trend.

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Why You Should Hire People Who Make Typos

Evil HR Lady

And résumés and cover letters are writing devoid of any human interaction. Just by reading a résumé or cover letter, you can’t. The best people for certain jobs may not have perfect résumés.

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4 unique interview questions to help you find the best employees

Evil HR Lady

Here’s what we’ll cover: Why you should ask candidates unique interview questions Examples of unique interview questions How to incorporate unique questions during your interview. But, resumes and cover letters can be deceiving.

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anti-vaxx coworker is verifying vaccinations, paying for a cover letter, and more

Ask a Manager

Paying for a cover letter. Today, a member of the community posted a question about being approached by someone to write their cover letter for them. Is paying for a professional to write your cover letters for you that common?

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video cover letters, asking for money to cover a lost perk, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, video cover letters, asking for money to cover a lost perk, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Asking for compensation to cover a lost perk. What’s up with video cover letters?

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?? Lost Your Resume and Starting to Panic?

JobMob

i have a flash drive w my transcript, resume, and all my cover letters on it and the last time i found it after losing it i was all “oh i need to save these on my computer just in case i lose it again” guess what i did not do and cannot find. Can't find your resume?

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Resume Parsing 101: Top Benefits Of Using A Resume Parser

Recruit CRM

It helps in analysing a CV or data present in a cover letter and turns it into structured data. resumeparser #resumetips #recruiters #recruitmentagencies #HumanResources pic.twitter.com/TcBm7a92E6 — Recruit CRM (@CrmRecruit) March 22, 2021.

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Nailing Your Career Change Post-Pandemic

Career Realism

How To Make A Career Change In 2021 The COVID-19 pandemic has given people time to reflect on their careers and what they really want out of life. Making a career change before the COVID-19 pandemic was hard enough.

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The Most Confusing Words On A Resume

Career Realism

Don't hyphenate if one of the words is a single letter. Or, join our career growth club today and get access to one-on-one career coaching, resume and cover letter reviews, online tutorials, and unlimited networking opportunities—all in your back pocket!

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Using A Visual Medium To Enhance The Recruiting Process

Recruit CRM

Screen Candidates More Effectively Screening of resumes and cover letters is tedious, and this specific undertaking is frequently restricted to the hiring manager or the HR team of a company.

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The Ultimate Guide to Accepting a Job Offer

Catherines Career Corner

1 Cover Letter Tip. To Whom It May Concern: Can it Negatively Affect Your Cover Letter? Explore the ultimate guide to accepting a job offer. Knowing what you want and asking the right questions will help you to accept a job offer.

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How To Answer The "What’s Your Biggest Weakness?" Question In A Job Interview

Career Realism

Or, join our career growth club today and get access to one-on-one career coaching, resume and cover letter reviews, online tutorials, and unlimited networking opportunities—all in your back pocket!

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3 Soft Skills Every Great Leader Needs

Career Realism

Or, join our career growth club today and get access to one-on-one career coaching, resume and cover letter reviews, online tutorials, and unlimited networking opportunities—all in your back pocket! Soft skills get a bad rap.

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3 Ways To Job Hunt Efficiently

Career Realism

This is essential to putting together your strategy for marketing yourself to employers and will also impact how you put together your resumes and cover letters.

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4 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Accepting A Job Offer

Career Realism

Although you should always feel connected to a company's mission or values before you apply for a job there (so you can write a disruptive cover letter and actually land an interview), maybe you haven't considered the company values and beliefs until this stage in the hiring process.

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5 Big Questions To Ask Yourself Before Taking A Job

Career Realism

Or, join our career growth club today and get access to one-on-one career coaching, resume and cover letter reviews, online tutorials, and unlimited networking opportunities—all in your back pocket! This is it. It's the light at the end of the tunnel.

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True Or False: Do I Need These Things On My Resume?

Career Realism

Or, join our career growth club today and get access to one-on-one career coaching, resume and cover letter reviews, online tutorials, and unlimited networking opportunities—all in your back pocket!

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5 Tips For Motivating Your Team

Career Realism

Or, join our career growth club today and get access to one-on-one career coaching, resume and cover letter reviews, online tutorials, and unlimited networking opportunities—all in your back pocket!

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Sample Rejection Emails Recruiters Can Send To Candidates

Recruit CRM

Even though your CV and cover letter are very effective, at the moment we are looking for a person with a different skill set and at least 5–6 years of work experience. Think about it this way. You are the candidate. Yes, we’re talking about recruiters.

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What To Do When You Have Doubts About Your College Degree

Career Realism

Or, join our career growth club today and get access to one-on-one career coaching, resume and cover letter reviews, online tutorials, and unlimited networking opportunities—all in your back pocket!

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How To Discuss Salary Requirements With The Hiring Manager

Career Realism

Or, join our career growth club today and get access to one-on-one career coaching, resume and cover letter reviews, online tutorials, and unlimited networking opportunities—all in your back pocket! A lot of people find the subject of salary negotiation tricky.

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3 Entry-Level Job Seeking Mistakes To Avoid

Career Realism

Additionally, many employers ask candidates to submit their cover letters and resumes online. Every job opportunity is unique and deserves its own targeted resume and disruptive cover letter.

How To Answer The "What Makes You Unique?" Interview Question

Career Realism

Or, join our career growth club today and get access to one-on-one career coaching, resume and cover letter reviews, online tutorials, and unlimited networking opportunities—all in your back pocket! For some, the job interview question, "What makes you unique?"

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5 Companies That Are LGBTQ+ Friendly

Career Realism

According to HubSpot's 2021 Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging Report, 12% of HubSpot's workforce identify as members of the LGBTQ+ community.

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10 Ways To Condense Your Resume Without Losing Value

Career Realism

The results he achieved are more central to his brand so I substituted the word "cross-functional" to cover my client's list of four groups that required 11 words to describe.

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4 Signs That A Company Is Not Right For You

Career Realism

Or, join our career growth club today and get access to one-on-one career coaching, resume and cover letter reviews, online tutorials, and unlimited networking opportunities—all in your back pocket! It can be hard to turn down a job offer, especially if you're currently unemployed.

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5 Interview Secrets That Will Help You Beat The Competition

Career Realism

Or, join our career growth club today and get access to one-on-one career coaching, resume and cover letter reviews, online tutorials, and unlimited networking opportunities—all in your back pocket! A lot of job seekers worry about how other candidates are performing in job interviews.

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10 Traits Of An Outstanding Medical Assistant

Career Realism

Or, join our career growth club today and get access to one-on-one career coaching, resume and cover letter reviews, online tutorials, and unlimited networking opportunities—all in your back pocket!

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