First things first, it is important to understand there is no right or wrong standard job interview. Every interviewer has their own style. The interviewer is asking questions to better learn who you are and about your background. The more information they gather about you, the better decision they can make as to whether you… Read more »
Congratulations! You put in the time to create a cover letter and resume that caught the attention of the hiring manager and now you’ve been asked to come in for a job interview. What’s next? Make a plan of action. Know where you’re going! And what time to be there. What should you wear? What… Read more »
Have you ever asked yourself, “If I apply for a job online, do I still need a cover letter and resume?” The answer is Yes! The standard online job application is simply a template for your personal information and history and doesn’t usually include a cover letter page. Remember: ~Your cover letter allows you… Read more »
Proofread! Proofread! Proofread! I can’t say it enough! Read and reread your cover letter and resume until you are certain there are no mistakes. Check and double check that you have included all ways you can be contacted and the information is up to date. One simple missing letter or number in your contact… Read more »
Does it matter how long your cover letter and resume are? Yes! The length of your cover letter and resume does matter. Your cover letter should only be one page. It should best describe your working style and set the tone for your resume. Describe yourself in terms such as open minded, risk taker, decision… Read more »
Do you need a Cover Letter? Yes! A cover letter allows you to show how unique you are and helps you stand out from other candidates. A good cover letter allows potential employers a glance into you before they ever spend their time reviewing your resume. It makes you more interesting to the… Read more »
So now that you know you need a resume, the next step is creating one. There are many different ways: -Free resume templates are all over the web. You could search for a resume that fits your needs with choices in structure and font. For the most part they are fill-in-the-blank. -Career centers offer… Read more »
Do you need a resume? The answer is yes! The first question you should ask yourself is …… What is a resume? Then maybe, WHERE do I get a resume? or HOW do I get a resume? These questions only lead to more questions. Should I write a resume myself or hire someone… Read more »
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