10 Q&As You’ve Always Wanted to Ask a Remote Job Career Coach

Ms. Career Girl

In order to share information that can be helpful to people looking specifically for remote work, the FlexJobs Career Coaching Team has compiled ten of the most common remote job search-related questions that they receive from job seekers. Remote jobs also span career levels.

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Career Change Cover Letter

Career Development Plan

Craft your career change cover letter A carefully crafted cover letter gets your resume noticed. Career Change Midlife Career Change Career Coach Change Career Cover Craft Cover Letter Job ResumeA carefully crafted resume gets you the interview. Having your story straight, with examples, in the interview lands you the job. It does not matter how old you are or if you little industry related skills.

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#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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Resumes, Cover Letters and Interviews, Oh My!

Career Alley

CareerAlley Career advice, job search advice and job search site reviews Comments By Email Posts Jobs powered by Simply Hired « It’s Lonely at the Top – The Best Companies to Work for – Vol 9 It’s Quality, Not Just Quantity That Gets You Hired » Resumes, Cover Letters and Interviews, Oh My! “ You know, Resumes, Cover Letter and Interviews (and you won’t get to the third if you don’t get the first two right).

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

Jennifer Anthony

→ Executive Cover Letters – 3 Secrets to Cover Letters That WIN Interviews! Posted on December 22, 2009 by Jennifer Anthony By Mary Elizabeth Bradford Did you know that your cover letter (in the hands of a key decision maker) determines whether or not your resume gets read at all? Cover letters are so critically important to making the right first impression; you just can’t afford to go wrong here.

ResumeBear: Should You Use a “Career Coach”

Resume Bear

Should I use a career coach? Can a career coach really help me get what I want? If you’re wondering about these questions, then you’re probably in need of some career help, but still skeptical about the efficacy of career coaching, or you just want to find out more about the merits of getting career advice. We’ve put together some useful information about career coaching to help you decide whether you should go see a career coach.

Should You Bother Including a Cover Letter?

Resume Help Blog

Managing Your Personal Brand with LinkedIn Categories Advertise With Us Advice and Articles Affordable Resume Software Affordable Resume Templates Auto Insurance Career Coaching Changing Careers Computer Training / Certificates Cover Letters Five Star Resume Writers Going Back To School How To Interview Help Interview Tips Job Search Tips Our Partners Resume Examples Thank You Letters Write A Resume Should You Bother Including a Cover Letter?

3 Easy Tips For Cover Letter Therapy

Career Realism

Ah… the dreaded resume cover letter! Nothing stirs fear in the hearts of job seekers more than the thought of writing a cover letter. Before you reach a state of high anxiety, consider therapy – cover letter therapy. To write an excellent cover letter, you must really know yourself. Before you begin to draft your cover letter, you must dig deep. Read these tips for cover letter therapy : What Do You Want?

3 Reasons To Ditch Your Cover Letter

reCareered

I’ve written a number of articles calling cover letters an obsolete and ineffective tradition, a waste of time, and even damaging to your chances of getting an interview. Tags: Cover Letters Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach cover letter Job job search Resume resume search optimization

House of Pain Cover Letters | Blogging4Jobs

Workology

Book Connect Blogging4Jobs HR + Social Media + Job Search = Blogging4Jobs Business Events OKC Featured Networking Gen Y Guest HR Job Search Social Media Categorized | Guest , Job Search House of Pain Cover Letters Posted on 17 June 2010. There are several types of cover letters each aimed at a different audience. Not too many people have heard of or utilized a pain cover letter. What is a pain cover letter? What does a pain letter show?

7 Painless Tips To Writing A Job-Winning Cover Letter

Career Realism

Do you hate writing cover letters? However, employers expect to see a cover letter with your resume. They read your letter and form impressions of you as a candidate based on what they read. A bad cover letter (or a lack of one at all) can cause you to lose the chance to interview. Related: How To Write A Cover Letter That Will Get You Hired. Tip 1 – Use Your Cover Letter To Begin Selling Yourself For The Job.

Cover Yourself: How to Write a Cover Letter Worth Reading

Jennifer Anthony

Making the Most of Your LinkedIn Profile → Cover Yourself: How to Write a Cover Letter Worth Reading Posted on April 23, 2010 by Jennifer Anthony By Jennifer Anthony When applying for employment, a resume is the tool that you use to sell yourself. A cover letter is the first contact that you have with your potential employer, and can be used to sell your resume. If you have saved your current company money, highlight this in your cover letter.

Top 5 Common Cover Letter Pitfalls to Avoid

Jennifer Anthony

But it never seems to fail that while many qualified candidates have a pretty solid resume, most don’t deliver on the cover letter. The main reason is that the majority of people are extremely uncomfortable with writing in general, and don’t really understand the exact purpose of a cover letter. Keep that purpose in mind, and make sure to follow these tips to avoid some of the most common pitfalls of writing cover letters.

Boost Your Resume With A Great Cover Letter

Career Realism

This is part of what a great cover letter does for you in your job search. Related: 3 Tips For Writing A Successful Cover Letter. The entire goal of a cover letter is to get the employer to read your resume. A good cover letter will set a positive bias for you, boosting both your resume and your chances of getting the interview. How do you write a great cover letter? Target Your Letter.

How to Write an Effective Cover Letter

Career Makeover Coach

Blog About Tai on Twitter Free Consultation Coaching Options Coaching FAQs Testimonials Contact Resources Reading List CMC Products Events Subscribe to RSS How to Write an Effective Cover Letter by Tai Goodwin on October 8, 2009 This week’s guest post is provided by Dwain Celistan, a retained executive recruiter, coach and speaker. Power of a cover letter A cover letter is a helpful tool to share your resume.

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Does Your Cover Letter Match the Job You Are Applying For.

Jennifer Anthony

Jennifer Anthony's Official Blog Nationally Published Resume Expert Skip to content Home About Hire Jenn FAQs How It Works Resume Rockstars Resume Writers by Industry or Specialty Library ← 7 Strategies for Overcoming the Resume Black Hole Does Your Cover Letter Match the Job You Are Applying For? They spend hours on their resume and hours on their cover letter but never really get down to the real issue at hand. But your cover is a whole different story.

How To Write A Cover Letter That Practically Guarantees You An Interview

Career Realism

How difficult is it to write a cover letter that makes a great first impression on a potential employer, highlights your best qualities, and makes you stand out? The good news is that a cover letter that does all these things will practically guarantee you an interview. Related: How To Write A Cover Letter That Will Get You Hired. Hiring managers (the person who will be your future boss) expect to see a cover letter with your resume.

5 Steps to an Executive Cover Letter That Opens Doors

Jennifer Anthony

Effective Research For an Effective Job Search → 5 Steps to an Executive Cover Letter That Opens Doors Posted on September 18, 2009 by Jennifer Anthony Guest Article by: Laura Smith-Proulx Designated Resume Rockstar So… you’ve created a knockout executive resume, and you’re ready to wow employers by sending it directly to them. Don’t forget to send it under cover–a powerful cover letter, that is.

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10 Reasons You Need a Career Coach in 2012

Career Realism

Have you ever considered using a career coach? So, here are the top 10 reasons you need a career coach this year. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. Choosing a Career Path Climbing the Ladder Internships Interviewing Job Search Networking Resume & Cover Letter advice career expert job mania searchMost people have not.

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Cover Letters – Poor Choice For Job Seeker Branding

reCareered

Most job seekers use cover letters to try to differentiate themselves. Here's 3 reasons cover letters are ineffective personal branding tools. Featured reCareered Blog social branding career career change career coach cover letter getting noticed Job job search personal branding Planning ResumeContinued at [link].

Would I benefit A Career Coach?

Resume Help Blog

Managing Your Personal Brand with LinkedIn Categories Advertise With Us Advice and Articles Affordable Resume Software Affordable Resume Templates Auto Insurance Career Coaching Changing Careers Computer Training / Certificates Cover Letters Five Star Resume Writers Going Back To School How To Interview Help Interview Tips Job Search Tips Our Partners Resume Examples Thank You Letters Write A Resume Would I benefit A Career Coach?

Sometimes Cover Letters Do Help – An exception to the rule

reCareered

Most of the time, cover letters can hurt your job search more than help it. There are some cases when a well crafted, very succinct cover letter is just what you need. Cover Letters Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach cover letter Job Job board job search ResumeContinued at [link].

The 5 Biggest Mistakes You Can Make on a Cover Letter

Jennifer Anthony

Of course, every job will place a different amount of weight on the cover letter, but however important the cover letter is to an employer, there are some mistakes that you absolutely should not make. Here are some of the common pitfalls to avoid when writing your letter. There is no excuse for bad spelling or grammar in a cover letter. Never let your cover letter be generic.

The Best Resume And Cover Letter Step By Step Secrets Exposed

Resume Help Blog

The Best Resume And Cover Letter Step By Step Secrets Exposed is a powerful resume template and guide program. The Best Resume And Cover Letter Step By Step Secrets Exposed Posted in Affordable Resume Templates | Tags: building your resume , companies that are hiring , cover letter secrets , interview help , interview thank you letter , job search advice , resume templates Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply.

Job Search Answers – Why Do Employers Ask For Cover Letters If They Don’t Read Them?

reCareered

after one of my webinars: "Why do employers ask for a cover letter if they're not going to look at it?" Learn why most employers ask for cover letters, even though few use them. Cover Letters Featured reCareered Blog applicant tracking systems career career change career coach cover letter employer Job job search Planning questionThis was an interesting job search question asked by C.J.

Comment On Fortune Article – “Are we killing off the cover letter?”

reCareered

In the Fortune article, I gave a variety of reasons cover letters are obsolete in today's job market, based my extensive research on the topic. Here's 2 big reasons a cover letter lowers your chances of getting an interview: (Continued at [link]. Cover Letters Featured reCareered Blog career career change career coach cover letter getting noticed Job job search keywords Planning recruiter research Resume resume search optimization

5 Key Steps to a Cover Letter that Opens Doors

Career Realism

9 Advantages to Subscribing to Our Site Career-Rx Interview Prep Tool 10 Steps to a Job Search Career Personality Test Attitude Adjustment Twitter 101 Am I Money Quiz Job Search Engine CAREEREALISM Toolkit Contact Us 9 Reasons to Subscribe FREE Webinars Premium Career Tools C3 = Career Coaching Clinic 144-Page e-Book Full-Service Career HMO ABOUT ABOUT US FAQ NEWS & MENTIONS OUR TEAM PRIVACY POLICY WHY WE EXIST AM I MONEY?

How To Write A Cover Letter That Will Get You Hired

Career Realism

A great cover letter is worth the time and effort it takes to write it. Employers do read cover letters, and they do accept or reject candidates based on what they see. The cover letter is where the employer will get their very first impression of you as a candidate for the job. Related: How To Write A Cover Letter That Will Get You Hired. How can you write a cover letter that will get you the interview and get you hired?

What’s Your Career Plan?

Professional Resume Services

How about your career plans? Your career is certainly as important as the building you live in, and should be planned with as much expertise. There are many good suggestions for career plans to be discovered by reading blogs and doing the research, and that is a good place to start. Many people live quite happily in buildings designed for the general population and you do the equivalent with your career by following the general advice you read from professionals.

State of the Union for Career Coaching: 4 Reasons Career Coaches Won’t Make Money in 2011

Career Realism

I’m seeing a very disturbing trend… The need for career coaching is at critical mass. President Obama’s speech last week drove home the point Americans need to be taught the new rules to career success and employability. To get this useful advice and many other helpful career resources, visit us now at CAREEREALISM.com. And if he didn’t convince you, check out these stats: 23-year all time.

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HOW MUCH DO YOU KNOW ABOUT WRITING COVER LETTERS?

Call to Career

The following is a quick quiz to test your knowledge about cover letters. 1) Cover letters are a waste of time. Blog cover letters resume writing Career Coach Employment Agencies Executive Search Find a job get a job Job opportunities job searchAnswer true or false to the different statements and then read the correct answers below. Nobody reads them. True or False 2) You should apologize for not having all of the requirements listed in [.].

What a Cover Letter Hook Might Encompass

Career Realism

9 Advantages to Subscribing to Our Site Career-Rx Interview Prep Tool 10 Steps to a Job Search Career Personality Test Attitude Adjustment Twitter 101 Am I Money Quiz Job Search Engine CAREEREALISM Toolkit Contact Us 9 Reasons to Subscribe FREE Webinars Premium Career Tools C3 = Career Coaching Clinic 144-Page e-Book Full-Service Career HMO ABOUT ABOUT US FAQ NEWS & MENTIONS OUR TEAM PRIVACY POLICY WHY WE EXIST AM I MONEY?

???? 50 Career Coaches Who Give Free Consults On Every Topic You Need

JobMob

A handy directory of top career coaches who let you try before you buy. Why do top athletes have coaches? Similarly, in 6 Reasons You Might Need a Job Search Coach Now , job seeker coach Rita Ashley said that having a coach helps in “securing a better job, reaching it faster and gaining the intangible benefit of control over” your job search. But then, how do you find a good career coach who can get you that? Consult: Coaching.

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Engaging Your Audience in Job Search – The Cover Letter (Part I of.

Boomers Next Step

Contact Podcast Release Submit Article Resources Site Map Home Careers Cover Letters Interviewing Resume Help Age Bias Lifestyle Networking Entrepreneurs Franchising Retirement Start Ups Videos Related Posts Similar Posts No Related Post Finding Work Today Boomer Fitness Walk, Then Run Beginning Triathlete – Important Triathlon Training Tips Why Do You Need a Heart Rate Monitor? The cover letter is like the opening of a new book you are considering purchasing.

What is the Importance of Two Resumes and a Cover Letter When.

Boomers Next Step

Contact Podcast Release Submit Article Resources Site Map Home Careers Cover Letters Interviewing Resume Help Age Bias Lifestyle Networking Entrepreneurs Franchising Retirement Start Ups Videos Related Posts Similar Posts No Related Post Finding Work Today Boomer Fitness Walk, Then Run Beginning Triathlete – Important Triathlon Training Tips Why Do You Need a Heart Rate Monitor?

Here's How To Get FREE Career Tips In Your Inbox Every Day

Career Realism

Are you happy with your career? Do you think you could be doing more, but aren't sure how to go about growing your career to its full potential? There are many reasons why keeping up with this newsletter will help you with your career needs. The purpose of The Daily Dose is to provide our readers with tips they can use to grow their careers or help them in their job search. We know how important it is to deliver quality career content in a timely manner.

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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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Career Coaching for Women

Resume Boutique

Saturday, January 17, 2009 Career Coaching for Women Are you at that time in your life where you stop and take stock of your career choice and the path ahead? More importantly, a career consultant helped her reach a deeper personal understanding and re-define her goals.Robin Kahn, that brilliant consultant, works with women professionals and entrepreneurs who feel stuck. Career Coaching is the better option for Women.

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Check Out Our New Video

Careers Done Write

We just received our new intro video from Intelligent Video Solutions which describes Careers Done Write's capabilities in the resume writing, personal branding and career coaching space. Ask Deb Cover Letter Help Interview Tips Job Market Trends Job Search Strategies Professional Branding Resume Help career advice career coach personal branding resume

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ask the readers: has career coaching ever helped you?

Ask A Manager

A reader writes: I have been trying to find a different job/career for about 2 years, and specifically trying to relocate back to my hometown area. So at several points in my search, I have considered working with a career/life coach to help me assess my skills and perhaps get some clarity on what might be my best approach to a different career (and not really for the resume/cover letter services).

Concerned You Have A Weak Resume, CV or Cover Letter? | Tim's Strategy

Tim's Strategy

You’ve heard me talk here before about the value of a career coach. You might want to take a look at a career expert directory. But before you do that, read my post about hiring a career expert. But not everyone can afford a career coach. Be sure to check out the posts here in the resume and cover letter category. You can check with your local church to see if they have a career ministry. Career Girl Need a Career Expert?

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Cover Letters and Reference Lists

Resume Boutique

Saturday, June 07, 2008 Cover Letters and Reference Lists Dont sweat the small stuff when you are beginning to look for a new job. Craft concise cover letters with two or three paragraphs. Use the same format for the top of your resume, cover letter, and reference list. ► February (1) ► January (1) Career Coaching for Women ▼ 2008 (11) ► November (3) Facebook Resume and Interview Advice Group Special.

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Mock Interviews – A Great Way to Prepare for the Real Thing

Professional Resume Services

A mock interview is when you have someone such as a career coach, a counselor or a friend act as an interviewer to let you practice answering interview questions. If you wrote a cover letter for this position in which you told the reader about your background, then use the cover letter as a starting point to answer the question. Cover Letters Interviewing Job Search cover letter interview interview questions interview tips mock interviews resume

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