A cynic once said, “It's not what you know, it's who you know.” The last eight years of U.S. history (and the history of Hollywood since the beginning) has clearly shown the veracity of this statement. The good news is – you too can make this principle work for you in your job search! In fact, in … [Read more...] about Cover Letters – The Power of Dropping Names
“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” This is especially true when it comes to the cover letter. It is common wisdom in the field of literature that if you haven't captured your reader within the first page, it's over; likewise, if a Hollywood producer isn't hooked into a … [Read more...] about Examples of Strong Openings You Can For Your Cover Letter
An effective, well-crafted cover letter is much like the academic essays you wrote in high school and/or college. There is a set number of paragraphs, each of which serves a specific purpose. The most important paragraph of the cover letter is naturally the first one; if the first paragraph does … [Read more...] about Sample Cover Letter Content – Best Intros 4You & Your Purpose
In an earlier article, we began discussing proper formatting for cover letters. At this point, we will start getting into the nuts and bolts of a well-crafted, effective cover letter. The Basics - Getting Off To a Good Start When Writing Cover Letters By now, you should be well familiar with the … [Read more...] about Cover Letters – Getting Off To a Good Start
Hiring managers do not want to read an applicant’s life story within a cover letter. At that point they will become overwhelmed with information and the resume may not even be reviewed. So, the bottom line with cover letters is to keep it short, get to the point, introduce yourself properly, point … [Read more...] about How Long Should Your Cover Letters Actually Be?
Medical Sales professionals need strong cover letters to highlight their sales skills and medical knowledge. The cover letter example below will help you write a winning cover letter targeted at medical sales jobs. With a few minor adjustments, you can use this example to create a cover letter that … [Read more...] about Medical Sales Cover Letter Example
To maximize job search success, HVAC technicians need to highlight their skills in working on residential and commercial HVAC systems for temperature control and air quality in their cover letter. The cover letter sample below demonstrates how an HVAC technician can showcase achievements in the … [Read more...] about HVAC Cover Letter Sample
The following marketing assistant cover letter example demonstrates how a marketing assistant can highlight her accomplishments to sell herself for an opportunity in marketing. When looking for entry-level marketing jobs, it is important to showcase your achievements in the marketing world as it … [Read more...] about Marketing Assistant Cover Letter Example