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Academic Job Search - Cover Letter | Career Center

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Most often, however, your cover letter works in tandem with your CV, and represents your ... You may want to customize the letters for the three to five jobs most attractive to you. ... Some people have gotten excellent jobs with a brief, boilerplate letter .... The search committee, hasn't lived, eaten and breathed Post- Edwardian ...

Cover Letters:Writing cover letters - Career Advice Hub | SEEK

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Jan 23, 2015 ... We've got the low-down on cover letters for you. ... usually shorter and sharper, and expresses your interest in the job you're applying for. ... Tailor the letter to the job and company, and make it clear that it hasn't been recycled.

if you're not getting interviews, read this — Ask a Manager

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Dec 26, 2012 ... those big paragraphs of text on your resume are putting people to sleep ... Right now he at least has a part-time temp job (that he barely got because he ...... The company am working currently with hasn't paid us a dime for the ...

The biggest mistake in a cover letter - Workopolis

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Feb 23, 2015 ... What really happens to your resume after you apply for a job? ... I put out three resumes with a cover letter and got two offers in less than a ...

don't start your cover letter with "my name is" and other rules — Ask ...

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May 29, 2014 ... (And if it is being done to avoid revealing your age, you have now done ... Speaking of dates, if there are jobs from the 1970s on your resume, it's time to take them off. ... Can't even imagine now how many times I got round filed right off ..... who's been doing it since the 1970's and hasn't kept ...

Why Tailoring The Cover Letter Is Critical - James Caan | Monster.co ...

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So, you've got your CV prepared and you've seen a job you want to apply for. ... A good cover letter takes time and effort because it makes you think hard about the ... In other words for a job that you'd like but hasn't been advertised anywhere.

Cover Letters Probably Don't Matter, But You Still Need One

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Sep 28, 2015 ... Cover letters are proof that the job search process is fraught with ... Got a minute? ... the candidate hasn't bothered to read the website and the magazine. ... When you send in your cover letter, it might get tossed to the side, ...

Killer Cover Letters & Resumes!

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You've got enough to worry about with your job search. So, if you ..... The better the information you gather, the more on target your cover letter and resume ..... high levels of academic training, who hasn't been involved in working with a team .

Your GPA And Cover Letter Don't Matter In The Job Search, Survey ...

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Sep 23, 2015 ... Your GPA And Cover Letter Don't Matter In The Job Search, Survey Says ... I got my job at Forbes through a brilliant libertarian economist, Susan Lee, ... it clear the candidate hasn't bothered to read the website and the magazine. ... Still, when you think about how easy it is to look up someone's LinkedIn ...

How to write winning covering letters for law firms | TARGETjobs

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Advice on how best to structure your covering letter to law firms when applying ... If the firm hasn't specified exactly what they're looking for, see our article here on ... especially when you're applying for a job that requires scrupulous attention to ... Your application is all we've got to go on so you owe it to you...

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10 Reasons Your Cover Letter Sucks | Glassdoor Blog

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Mar 19, 2013 ... Rather than reiterating what they can read on your resume, use this as an opportunity to share why you're better for the job than any other ...

4 Tips To Making Your Cover Letter Stand Out | CareerCast.com

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So why hasn't anyone caught on to your stellar employment potential? ... When it comes to the job-hunt your cover letter is your first (and sometimes only) ... If you want the job then you've got to prove that you're a comfortable fit, and by ...

I've Read 500 Cover Letters for Entry-Level Media Jobs - Slate

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Aug 29, 2013 ... I've Read 500 Cover Letters for Entry-Level Media Jobs. Here are 12 tips your career counselor hasn't told you. By Katherine Goldstein ..... The Best—and Worst —Advice One Executive Ever Got. A.O. Scott Defends Criticism ...

Don't Be Boring: How to Write a Cover Letter That Can Get You the Job

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Sep 4, 2013 ... If you want to land a gig, you have to prove it on the page. ... Writing a good cover letter is your best shot at getting noticed. ... I've got some pretty creative ideas that could work fantastically (or backfire horribly) ... I'll go with the "right" school hasn't yet discovered this outlier on......

31 Attention Grabbing Cover Letter Examples | The Muse

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Here are 31 sample attention grabbing Cover Letter Examples to help you ... you' ve got to start right off the bat with something that grabs your reader's ... If that's what your dream company is really looking for (hint: read the job .... Last December, I ousted our company's top salesperson from his spot—and he hasn'...