First Impressions: How to Write a Great Cover Letter

After scouring what feels like thousands of job postings, you finally find The One. It’s the perfect job, and fits your qualifications and goals perfectly. In the posting, they ask you to submit your resume and a cover letter. You really want this job – so how do you write a cover letter that makes…

Get Out of Your Box and Write an Amazing Resume!

Maybe you just lost your job and you aren’t sure what to do next. Perhaps you’re sitting at your desk, right now, feeling bored by your current job but afraid to make a change. No matter what, the possibility of changing careers (which should be exciting, right?) can feel intimidating. Nowadays, there are so many…

Quick Tip: Specific vs Targeted Cover Letters

Many times, I have clients who ask me to write a “general” cover letter, meaning a cover letter that can be sent to multiple recruiters and hiring managers. I generally recommend writing targeted cover letters, but when I write general cover letters, I always remind my clients to take the time and add specific details…

It Only Takes One…

You are panicked. You lost your job. People aren’t hiring. Millions of people have lost their jobs and are out there, hunting for new ones. You are one of those people. You spend hours online, searching for your next position. What begins as a slightly scary but exciting opportunity becomes a depressing, mind-numbing process that…

Don’t Forget to Say “Thank You!”

You did it – you had the interview. It went pretty well, you were prepared and got along nicely with the interviewer. Sure, there were a few things you forgot to say (and don’t feel bad – there always are), but for the most part you feel like you’ve got a good shot at the…

Be Yourself!

What You Have… That They Don’t. There are millions of job-seekers – and resumes – landing on desks and computer screens across the nation. In your own city, hundreds of people could be applying for your dream job – right now, as you’re reading this. But wait! Keep reading…    So how do you make…

Writing a Great Resume

So much advice, so little time. Chances are, you’ve been reading a lot about resume writing; you’ve browsed through pages of advice and information on your quest for the Perfect Resume. After all your research, you may find yourself confused and overwhelmed. Everyone seems to say something different. Bottom line: Your resume should be as…

Some Job-Hunting Tips…

Hello, So it’s the New Year, and you’re still looking for a job. You’re sending your resume out to what seems like hundreds of jobs a day, but you still haven’t gotten a phone call. If this is the case, chances are, you’re starting to get kind of tired of the process, and you feel…