Cover Letter Tip: Step Out of Your Career Comfort Zone

There are cover letters–and there are cover letters! Some are cookie-cutter predictable. And some offer a surprise–like a cherry under chocolate frosting. Which would you like to receive if you were a hiring manager?

I think I know the answer. You’d like the ones with a surprise–letters that show the job seeker has stepped out of his or her comfort zone and is willing to offer something special.

If you’d like to write such a cover letter, here’s the most important thing to do:

Express yourself…


Grabbing That Job: Writing A Cover Letter For Your Resume

Looking for a job is easier nowadays, what with the advent of the World Wide Web, fast searching for jobs online, and more job opportunities. What has not changed, however, is politeness. No matter what employer you go to, no matter which company you apply to, you have to follow protocols in your job application.

One such protocol is the polite and quintessential cover letter. A cover letter is your first impression: your chance to catch attention and make yourself seen amongst the thousands of other applicants. If you…


Dangers Of The Free Cover Letter Example

Sometimes the internet makes things too easy. If you want to know how to do something, like write a cover letter, chances are there’s a free example just waiting for you. However, just because something is free to use, it doesn’t mean you should use it. Free cover letter examples fall into this category.

While a free cover letter example may give you a good guideline for how to structure your cover letter, it shouldn’t be used for much more than that. The danger lies in relying too heavily…


Amazing Cover Letter Creator Review

If you are looking for an opportunity to land that dream job, one of the most important aspects to the job search process is the cover letter. In many cases your cover letter can have a bigger impact in getting you an interview than your resume itself. The key is to write a strong cover letter that highlights why you would be the perfect candidate for the position.

The problem is most job seekers simply don’t know how to write a strong cover letter. As such they either attempt…


How to write a resume cover letter?

I am 21 with little work history and a GED, searching for a second part time job I have just finished my resume but I am unsure about the cover letter. I don’t know what it should and shouldn’t include whom should I address it too? If you can give me any samples or advice I would greatly appreciate it.

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Avoid Wasting Time to Study an Example of a Job Resume?discover How to Create an Attention Grabber Cover Letter in Less Than 3.5 Minutes or Less

Avoid wasting time to study an example of a job resume…

Discover how to create an attention grabber cover letter in less than 3.5 minutes or less.

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Avoid wasting time to study an example of a job resume. How many times have you rewritten your own trying to create the perfect job resume…with the same result… complete rejection, no interview.



Cover Letter Advice (Internship)?

Right now, I’m applying for an undergraduate non-profit internship for an International NGO specializing in Human Rights. Instead of focusing on my extracurricular and work experience like I traditionally do, I’d really like to emphasize my coursework this time. In particular, I’m a History major with electives in Law, Political Science, and Human Rights. How do I format my cover letter to display my academic concentrations to reflect my commitment to International Justice? Templates and samples would be greatly appreciated.

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Cover Letter Writing And The Art Of Public Speech

Some speeches are so powerful and inspire so much passion that they plant the seeds for a revolution or a big change in society. Why are some speakers so good at connecting with their audience and some so bad at it? At the root, a speech is about conveying a message and making an impression. Good speakers know that to be heard, they have to be clear, inspirational, and … lead. Indeed, giving a speech is about leading people in the right direction with one’s vision of how things…


What is a Perfect Cover Letter?

If you want to learn about writing the “perfect” cover letter, then this article was written for you.

The definition of a cover letter includes words like introduction, presentation and motivation. A cover letter must has all these characteristics.

The goal of the letter is to introduce yourself and present the particular attributes and work experience you possess that make you particularly qualified for a position. It is a perfect cover letter if the the reader is motivated to review your resume more closely than the other 500 they…


How to Write a proper resume and cover letter

The first step in writing a proper resume is the cover letter. Write each cover letter specifically for the company and/or position you are seeking. Next, write your name, The address where you can be reached, Phone number, Fax number (if applicable), and E-mail address. Skip a line and write the full date (month, day, year). Name of the specific person, title of that person (if available,) and the Address of the company.

Here is an example of what it should look like: Robert Smith 5560 Park drive New…


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