Cover letter recommendations for college students

Whether submitting your cover letter and resume for a job or applying for something else, such as graduate school, it’s important for college students to word their cover letters in ways that make it easy for the recipient to read, makes sense, and conveys what it is that needs to

Here Is A List of the Top 10 Career Search Websites

One of the most common ways today’s job seekers uncover employment opportunities is by using online sources. There are hundreds of job boards, both generic and niche, as well as aggregators, social media channels, networking groups and staffing company websites to choose from. The good news is they provide plenty

Secrets to a Killer LinkedIn Profile Summary, Part 1

Want to quickly distinguish yourself from job-hunting competition on LinkedIn? Look no further than your LinkedIn Summary. The “elevator pitch” of your social media profile, a powerful Summary can compel employers to take a second look at you for their needs. So how do you craft a knockout message of

Seven Keys to a Killer Cover Letter

Most job seekers understand the value and importance of a well-organized resume but spend far less energy on crafting a strong cover letter. What they fail to realize is that their resume and cover letter go hand-in-hand. Employers are very busy and receive hundreds of resumes leaving little time for

How To Get A Medical Sales Rep Job When You Have Little Experience

One of the best industries for getting a better than average compensation is in pharmaceuticals and medical devices. Many sales professionals would like to be a part of this competitive industry, so if you have zero relevant experience you’re going to find it difficult to break through, unless you have

How to Create The Perfect Cover Letter

Every time you send out a résumé, you’ll need to have a great cover letter to send along with it. It’s a good idea to customize your cover letter for each job you’re applying for. The cover letter is another way of introducing yourself to a potential employer. What it

7 Job-Seeking Tactics You Probably Haven’t Tried

When out of work, many job-seekers’ first instinct is to go straight to online job boards. When you consider the sheer number of job boards out there, and the amount of people trolling them, it’s easy to feel like you’re lost in a crowd of well-qualified applicants, long before you

Resume Rick’s Interview Checklist

Use this checklist as a guide for things to remember as you prepare for your interview! Documents & Preparation Do you have multiple copies of your resume printed on high-quality paper?Do you have an extra copy of the cover letter you submitted?If applying for a job requiring a portfolio, do

10 Tips for a Cover Letter That Stands Out

Your cover letter is easily one of the most challenging documents you may ever write, trying to maintain the delicate balance between sounding capable without sounding arrogant. Not to mention, you have to ensure proper formatting to be perceived as the best fit for the job. I’ve compiled the following cover letter

7 Ways to Save Money During Your Job Search

When searching for a new job, it’s essential to make a good impression. But for those who are unemployed or just starting their careers, finding the money for a first-class job search can be difficult. Fortunately, smart candidates can still put their best foot forward without blowing a bundle. When