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Writing an Attention-Getting Cover Letter

  YES, you HAVE to include a cover letter with EVERY resume you submit.     I get asked that a lot, and wish I could give you the answer you probably want!   Writing cover letters doesn’t have to be hard – (yes, really!)  ( I can help you make it much, much easier, though.)   But they do need to grab attention.   Here’s the overall goal – come up with something that the reader of umpteen-million cover letters doesn’t see come across her desk umpteen-million times a day.  Of course, whatever you say should actually be true!   Here’s Read More





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Test Your Job Search Know-How

  No need for test anxiety, it’ll be short, sweet, and sorta fun little quiz! Or at least painless, I promise . . . AND – At the end,  you WIN a nice, useful prize  😀   Pencils ready?  You may begin:   1)      What is an “e-resume”? A)     An “everything” resume – almost like a garbage style pizza or one of those bagels with all t he seeds, it’s a  CV (curriculum vitae) resume version that includes it ALL, back to your high school activities and middle school GPA B)       An “electronic resume” – though I don’t know what that Read More