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Effective Cover Letters to Get You Hired


Author: Landon Long

Before, job seekers were permitted to use the same cover letter for every industry they applied to.However, at present, hiring managers are much stricter. To get noticed, you should make a creative and informative cover letter. Writing a goor letter takes a lot of time and effort but then, if you know the key elements, you can effectively write a cover letter that will make the employer look at your resume and possibly call you for an interview.

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Tips For A Successful Job Interview- How Good Preparation Can Make All The Difference

By: Roland Poitevin

Before landing that dream job, there are two important "wells" to jump over - one is getting the interview call (this happens when your resume passes) and second is succeeding in the interview. The interview is an opportunity that is given to a candidate to show case his technical skills/soft skills/ experience/ knowledge and to prove that he/ she fits the role and can be an asset to the company.

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Benefits of Doing Online Jobsearch

Author: fortunbuds

As most of us know, examples of traditional jobsearch methods include finding employment opportunities through newspapers, and job fairs. Aside from traditional methods, another method is becoming popular among job hunters. This method is the online job search. By using the Internet as a medium in finding career opportunities, people visit numerous websites called job boards where a wide range of prospective career opportunities can be found.

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Building A Quality Targeted Cover Letter

Author: Landon Long

In a pile of resumes at least ten will be asked for a job interview and most often only one will be hired. Employers do not just pick and choose at random the candidates they want to interview and the candidates who don’t get to be so lucky, the key to an interview lies in your cover letter for the job application. A good letter can be the key to many opportunities in your search for the perfect job.

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The Top 4 Career Change Cover Letter Tips

By: Bruce Blackwell

If you’re looking to make a big change in your career – changing industries, applying for different types of positions than you’ve previously held, etc., you need to adjust more than your resume. An impressive career change cover letter can make the difference between getting called in for an interview or getting lumped in with the “do not call” list. To help you along your way, here are four tips for writing a career change cover letter that will wow your future employers:

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Truth And Lies In Job Applications

Author: Sandbox Advisors

A common concern when hiring a candidate is whether the applicant has told the truth about various aspects of their background. It is not unlikely for applicants to feel that they are more likely to get the job if they distort their age, cover-up gaps in their work history and claim to have educational qualifications they do not actually have.

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Using Employment Agencies to find a job

Author: J Strange

Having trouble finding the right job? Try searching through an employment agency. It may have exactly what you're looking for. An employment agency provides an invaluable service to both job seekers and employers. Since many businesses use the services offered by an employment agency, their jobs are only available to job seekers who are using the same agency as well.

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What to Wear at an Interview

Author: Corinne Mills

Whether you like it or not, your personal appearance will be judged as an expression of who you are and your approach to your work.

This does not mean that interviews are a beauty parade, they’re not. However, your clothes, hair, shoes etc will be viewed as indicators of your status, self-confidence, self-care and self-worth.

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Why Can't I Get Hired?

Author: Z. Glass The Job Hunting Expert

"Why can't I get hired in today's economy?" you may ask. Recently, a job seeker stated, "I have been looking for a job for more than a year. I have a great education, and a fairly stable work history. Why are they not hiring me? My response to him might shock you. On ABC news, I stated: "Most interview mistakes are not noticed until it's too late. Truth is- the hiring authority probably just doesn't like YOU."

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How To Answer Tough Interview Questions?

By: adrianodl

Most of us feel pretty comfortable during a technical interview, since questions are usually based on things we do routinely, or at least heard of at some point. But what happens when asked something like “Tell me about your weaknesses”. The question is easy; answering is the problem, right? :)

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