Cover Letter Your Way to an Internship or First Job

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Do you dread writing a cover letter? You shouldn’t be applying to fifty jobs using fifty standard cover letters. Instead narrow your focus on the best internship and job opportunities for you. Customize Your Letter. Use the cover letter to explain WHY you are a perfect fit for the company and the opportunity. Make it easy for me to picture you in that position with your cover letter and resume.

Resumes, Cover Letters and Interviews, Oh My!

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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).

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Knock Them Dead with Your Cover Letter

Resume Bear

Your resume and cover letter should combine to deliver an effective “one-two punch” that grabs the positive attention needed to land an interview. Though many think the cover letter has become obsolete because of online resume posting, in reality the cover letter is equally important in electronic and paper applications. Personalize the Letter. Research the company and the HR department to determine the person to whom you should address the letter.

A Short Guide to Creating a Great Covering Letter

Career Alley

We’re often told how important it is to make sure our CV is up to scratch but it’s also incredibly important to make an effort to include a well-thought-out covering letter. Whether you’re experienced in your field or just starting out and applying for internships , this is your opportunity to sell yourself to recruiters or employers – so be sure to put sufficient time into your letter as well as your CV. Cover all the bases.

Boost Your Work Experience with a Relevant Internship

Ms. Career Girl

What else you can do is to enroll in an internship. The internship market can be a nasty place. Many internship practices are even dirtier and more unfair than those from the actual labor market. The internship market is spoilt, but it’s back on track.

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Cover Letter Help: Does Your Viral Letter Need an Antedote?

Careers Done Write

By now, you have seen this viral cover letter. Whatever you may think of the bold style and content of this letter, you have to admit, it is a hit on many websites and newscasts. I recently read on BusinessInsider.com that this job candidate is enjoying a huge response to the letter. Let’s dissect this letter and find out. Professional cover letter format. The letter is full of sentences beginning with and including “I.”

Employers Still Care About Cover Letters

The Job Quest

I read something that contained a great deal of good advice until the subject of cover letters came up. The writer, based on her experiences when unemployed, proclaimed that “no one cares about cover letters.” ” The piece is aimed at young 20-somethings who are just finishing up college, people who are crazy busy with school, internships, and the job hunt.

How To Transform Your BORING Cover Letter

Career Realism

When you find a job you’d like to apply for, how do you approach writing your cover letter? You don’t have to be a wordsmith to write a great cover letter. Related: How To Write A Hot Cover Letter. Even if you are seeking an internship which by definition is a learning opportunity, internship supervisors have a definite agenda for what will be accomplished for them and their organization. Cover Letter Job Search

Remote Multimedia Journalism Internship

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We're seeking 10 multimedia journalism interns for a 4 ½ week virtual internship (May 27 2020 - June 26 2020). Qualifications Must have a minimum of three years of college at an accredited school, majoring in journalism or a related communications field.

Top Internship Programs Announced

Ms. Career Girl

The post Top Internship Programs Announced appeared first on Ms. As everyone knows, an internship is essential to college students looking to advance their careers in a chosen industry,” said Tara McCaffrey, VP of Marketing at Vault.com. Companies are looking to recruit top talent before they graduate college and are using internships as the best way to assess potential employees. The Top 20 Most Prestigious Internship Programs for 2017.

Looking for an Internship?

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. Monster College. MonsterCollege helps recent grads and college students find their first career [link]. Internship Programs: Career advice for undergraduate students seeking top internships, internship opportunities with top companies, and how to get hired from an internship [link] . Rising Star Internships. A database of national internship openings for students. Find Paid Internships and Summer Internships.

5 Internship Facts To Know In 2021

Career Realism

As a recent college grad or young professional, the easiest way to stand out in the hiring process is to have relevant work experience. A recent study by LiveCareer set out to discover just how helpful internships are for young adults beginning their professional careers.

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5 Cover Letter Must-Avoids | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

» 5 Cover Letter Must-Avoids A cover letter carries a lot of weight, when written correctly. Why should I care about writing an amazing cover letter? True, some hiring managers and recruiters have gone on the record and said they pitch cover letters, yet others proclaim just the opposite, stating the cover letter is the most important document written and received by a candidate.

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10 Cover Letter Tips (Booklet) | ResumeToReferral.com

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5 Tips for Getting the Most Value Out of Job Boards » 10 Cover Letter Tips (Booklet) Written by Teena Rose, CoverLetterCentral.com Writing an effective cover letter is getting tougher and tougher. How do you start the cover letter? How do you write a cover letter that doesn’t look like the millions of others this hiring company will receive over the next week alone? Download: 10 Cover Letter Tips (PDF) Related posts: Pssst!

Cover Letter Tips | ResumeToReferral.com

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Contact Resume to Referral; Leading Resume Writing Service (937) 325-2149 admin@resumetoreferral.com 2nd Edition, Just Released; Updated for 2010/2011 Download: Designing a Cover Letter to 'Wow' Hiring Personnel Need a great cover letter for that special job opening? You need an eye-catching, interview-producing cover letter.

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Purpose of a Cover Letter (Back-to-Basics Series.

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» Purpose of a Cover Letter (Back-to-Basics Series) Written by Teena Rose, CoverLetterCentral.com Purpose of a Cover Letter A cover letter serves as a “middleman” or connector between your resume and a the job opening … specifically it can be an introducer, an answerer of questions, and a speaker for your candidacy. You need an eye-catching, interview-producing cover letter.

Cover Letter Tips | ResumeToReferral.com

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Jobvite Recruitment Survey – Surprising Results for Jobseekers » Cover Letter Tips Related posts: 10 Cover Letter Tips (Booklet) Cover Letter in Response to Online Job Posting? Should My Husband and I Use The Same Cover Letter For Jobs With The Same Employer? jimmy sweeney cover letters This entry was posted on February 25, 2009, 9:56 pm and is filed under cover letter , jimmy sweeney cover letters.

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Cover Letters That WIN Job Interviews | ResumeToReferral.com

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Carrie Prejean: The Double Standard Bearer (Controversial Careers Series) » Cover Letters That WIN Job Interviews Guest article by Jimmy Sweeney, Author of the new, Amazing Cover Letter Creator A solid cover letter has many good characteristics, including being clear, focused, informative, and friendly. But all of these traits fade from the hiring manager’s mind if the letter does not motivate him or her to schedule you for an interview.

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How to Write an Irresistible Cover Letter

Corn on the Job

Due to the fact that the processes of applying for most jobs occur online, job seekers no longer take writing cover letters seriously. The truth is that cover letters are still relevant and you have absolutely nothing to lose if it’s submitted along with your resume. College students are not left out in the issue of writing cover letters. Here are some tips to consider for writing cover letters that will get you hired.

12 Resources for College Grad Job Search- Majoring in Employment

Career Alley

” – Robert Frost You are somewhere in your (hopefully) four year college career and, if you’ve not already figured this out, the experience is likely to be different than you envisioned when you began. But your four years of college may not be enough to land the job of your choice. On the contrary, your college diploma just means you are now qualified to look for a job. To do this, you need to add a second major as early in your college career as possible.

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Example of an Effective Cover Letter | ResumeToReferral.com

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Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Does Your Cover Letter Contain a “HEADLINE?&# Delegation Overkill: Standing Up for Yourself in the Workplace » Example of an Effective Cover Letter Jimmy Sweeney is the president of CareerJimmy and author of several career related books and writes a monthly article titled, “Job Search Secrets. Download Jimmy’s instant cover letter tool at Cover Letter Central.

College Grad Job Search – Preparing for Graduation

Career Alley

If you are one of the thousands of people who will be graduating from college this Spring, there is a very good chance that you’ve not yet started your job search. We are still in one of the worst job markets we’ve seen for recent college grads. Career planning during college is very important and most colleges and universities have Career Offices to help in planning and in job search. College Grad Career advice Job Search

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Cover Letter Magic: Two Words That Are Always in Style.

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Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Don’t Lie About Your Credentials Cut Resume “Fat&# (Back-to-Basics Series) » Cover Letter Magic: Two Words That Are Always in Style Guest article by Jimmy Sweeney, Author of the new, Amazing Cover Letter Creator “Thank you.&# Here is an expression of appreciation that is never outdated––yet often neglected in person and in cover letters.

How to Prepare for Your Next Internship

Career Alley

Whether you’ll be working in a paid or unpaid position, you should treat your internship much as you would any other job opportunity. An internship is an excellent way to learn the ins and outs of your industry, make connections with people your field, and ultimately decide what your next career move should be. Finding the Right Internship. Finding the right internship takes both patience and research skills. Look for opportunities on internship-aggregating websites.

Search Engines Every College Student Needs

Resume Bear

Using these tools you’ll be able to search through everything from academic research articles to deals on video games, making your life at college easier in a myriad of ways. Find fun things to do in your college town using these helpful entertainment search sites. If you’re a college student on a budget, take advantage of these shopping sites to find great bargains on just about anything you could need.

Now Hiring College Students and Recent Grads Vol I

Career Alley

Whether you’ve just started college or you graduated last year (or anywhere between the two), it’s never too early or too late to create or update your Job Marketing Toolkit. Career planning during college is very important and most colleges and universities have Career Offices to help in planning and in job search. Another very important activity during your college years is internships.

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Job Searching Tips For Soon To Be College Graduates

RedStarResume

Have a Job Searching Game Plan: The job searching process takes time—months in fact, so if you decide this is the route you want to take after college, it’s important to get a head start senior year if you want to have a job lined up after graduation. Last-Minute Boosters: If you realize your resume is looking empty or you haven’t yet partaken in an internship or part-time job, now’s the time to do it.

How to Write a Unique Cover Letter | ResumeToReferral.com

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Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Resume Writing: Accomplishments Are Key (Back-to-Basics Series) Prove Your Performance in 2010 » How to Write a Unique Cover Letter Say Goodbye to Your BORING Cover Letter! Guest article by Jimmy Sweeney, Author of the new, Amazing Cover Letter Creator Every job seeker wants to land an interview that leads to a job. A unique cover letter can make that happen.

Majoring in Employment – College Job Search

Career Alley

You are somewhere in your (hopefully) four year college career and, if you’ve not already figured this out, the experience is likely to be different than you envisioned when you began. But your four years of college may not be enough to land the job of your choice. On the contrary, your college diploma just means you are now qualified to look for a job. To do this, you need to add a second major as early in your college career as possible.

Format of a Cover Letter | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

» Format of a Cover Letter Jimmy Sweeney is the president of CareerJimmy and author of several career related books and writes a monthly article titled, “Job Search Secrets. In just 3 ½ minutes you will have an amazing cover letter guaranteed to cut through YOUR competition like a hot knife through butter!” Download Jimmy’s instant cover letter tool at Cover Letter Central. You can do this by following the format of a business letter.

Two Cover Letter Secrets YOU Can Use In Tough Times.

Resume to Referral

Cover Letter Tip for a Tough Job Market » Two Cover Letter Secrets YOU Can Use In Tough Times Guest article by Jimmy Sweeney, Author of the new, Amazing Cover Letter Creator The global job market is about as tough as it’s been in several years. Here are two cover letter secrets you’ll want to take advantage of as soon as I share them with you. Fasten your resume to the cover letter.

Life After College: What It’s Really All About

Ms. Career Girl

Universities and colleges award an average of 1 million associate’s degrees and nearly 2 million bachelor’s degrees to graduating students every year. A fair few (myself included) find themselves stepping into a world starkly different from college living. Whether you’re freshly graduated or dreaming of those college years so suddenly behind you, I have news for you: life after college is never what it seems, but this doesn’t mean it has to be a letdown.

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Many Colleges and Universities have jumped on Pinterest

Resume Bear

So we are not at all surprised to find out that colleges and college students are joining in on the fun, too. Many colleges and universities have jumped on Pinterest to create their own boards for prospective and current students, alumni, and other interested parties, and lots of them are doing a really great job. From game day fashion to alumni baby photos, college pinboards are full of some really fun and useful stuff. Jobs, Careers, & Internships.

10 Great Job Search Resources for College Grads

Career Alley

This post focuses on tools for college grads and entry level job searchers. Resumes: Powerful New Grad Resumes and Cover Letters: 10 Things They Have in Common – A great article with lots of resources advice and links provided by Quintcareers, the ten tips offer advice on targeting your market and leveraging your college career experience. Cover Letters: Almost as important as your resume, cover letters help get you in the door.

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The Secret to Writing a 'Must-Read' Cover Letter.

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Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « “Season&# Your Cover Letter With A Great Quote! » The Secret to Writing a ‘Must-Read’ Cover Letter! Guest article by Jimmy Sweeney, Author of the new, Amazing Cover Letter Creator Want to draw attention to your cover letter? Let your cover letter work for you, not against you. Have I Got a Cover Letter Secret For You!

Example of Errors in Writing Cover Letters | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

Home About Free Mags Jobs Resume Services Advertise « Delegation Overkill: Standing Up for Yourself in the Workplace The Value-Based Resume » Example of Errors in Writing Cover Letters Jimmy Sweeney is the president of CareerJimmy and author of several career related books and writes a monthly article titled, “Job Search Secrets. In just 3 ½ minutes you will have an amazing cover letter guaranteed to cut through YOUR competition like a hot knife through butter!”

“Season” Your Cover Letter With A Great Quote! | ResumeToReferral.com

Resume to Referral

Back-to-Basics Series) The Secret to Writing a ‘Must-Read’ Cover Letter! » “Season&# Your Cover Letter With A Great Quote! Guest article by Jimmy Sweeney, Author of the new, Amazing Cover Letter Creator Have you ever heard or read a quotation you just had to share with someone? Consider including an appropriate quotation in your cover letter. How to weave a great quotation into your letter.

How to Write a Positive Cover Letter Quick and Easy.

Resume to Referral

» How to Write a Positive Cover Letter Quick and Easy Guest article by Jimmy Sweeney, Author of the new, Amazing Cover Letter Creator Many job-seekers miss the opportunity to get past first base when it comes to landing the job of their dreams. A negative attitude reflected in their cover letter to potential employers. You need an eye-catching, interview-producing cover letter.

How College Grads Can Get A Jump On The Job Search

Career Realism

A recent report from Yahoo Finance indicates that the underemployment rate for college graduates is higher today than it was a decade ago, meaning more grads are taking minimum wage jobs or jobs that they're overqualified for in order to make ends meet. Getting a job out of college is not easy. The job market is competitive but there are some things that college grads, and current students, can do to put themselves in a better position.

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How To Choose The Right Internship For YOU

Career Realism

You’re a few years away from graduation, but you know you need to have internships under your belt before then. How do you choose the right internship? Those with internships on their resume tend to land jobs faster after graduation and tend to receive higher salaries upon graduation. This is because an internship can be a gateway to gaining skills, marketing those skills, and leveraging those skills to obtain better income potential with full-time commitment.

General Guidelines About Getting a Job After College

Jobacle

This essay is about getting work after college. In general, the theory is straightforward enough; you graduate from college, you begin applying for work, you get a call or an email from a prospective employer, you go to an interview and you get it or not. Internship. It’s never too late or early to get an internship. A survey indicated that 85% of students believed an internship was important or extremely important for their career.

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Career Tips for College Students

RedStarResume

Top 4 Career Tips for College Students: If you do only 4 things for your career while in college, listen to these words of advice. These are easy, simple things you can do in college that can help you make an easier transition from student to job seeker when the time comes. Many colleges and universities encourage professors to make time to meet with students outside of class, take advantage.

When to Take an Unpaid Internship

Ms. Career Girl

Blog Directory Contact Subscribe When to Take an Unpaid Internship by Rachel Martin on August 23, 2010 By, Rachel Martin I have finally come to the realization that I have a good resume. I was offered a 3-month UNPAID internship to learn how the website works and then after that term I would become a real employee. During the interview she told me I had the position and wanted me to meet with a few other people who had gone through the internship and were now real employees.