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+2The employment outlook for new graduates is still gloomy, but you have a good chance of landing a job if you launch an aggressive search. A well-crafted cover letter should be part of this proactive strategy -- experts say that customizing your letter can open doors to new opportunities. Here’s how. Know the Employer While distributing the same cover letter to ...Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +2
+3Could you have resume-itis? Resume-itis is “a mental condition where the job seeker assumes that all problems with their job search can easily be solved by changing a few words on their resume,” says Patricia Phillips, executive director of career management at the University of Rochester’s Simon Graduate School of Business. Pennsylvania career consultant Ford Myers calls it something else: Analysis ...Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +3
+3You're leaving the service and are faced with the daunting task of developing your resume. Your military career is filled with accomplishments, but even the most decorated veteran needs to figure out how to effectively communicate and sell those successes in civilian terms. Follow these tips to draft a high-impact resume that shows how your military experience is transferable to a ...Published almost 5 years ago | Rated: +3
+5Everyone’s made a mistake or three at one point or another in their career. The mistakes that sting the most are ones that can cost a job, or a potential job. My mistake involves a resume with a typo. Over the course of a few months I interviewed several times with the same company. Prior to my final interview, the HR ...Published over 5 years ago | Rated: +5
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