4 “No Exception” Cover Letter Mistakes

4 “No Exception” Cover Letter Mistakes

Did I say just four cover letter mistakes? I meant four hundred! But four is a good place to start. Much of writing an effective cover letter is subjective. Though callous, the phrase is true: there’s more than one way to skin a cat. But the following four cover...
Of Cover Letters & Love Letters

Of Cover Letters & Love Letters

So one day you find your heart strings palpitated by a certain attractive someone in your local market or yoga class. If you wanted to actually meet up with that certain someone so as to exchange more than a casual “How’s it going…?” and encourage a more intimate...
Cover Letters: Paragraph by Paragraph

Cover Letters: Paragraph by Paragraph

Oh, the poor neglected cover letter. So often left in the shadow of the mighty resume (or left out altogether). Yet, writing an effective, targeted cover letter is perhaps the single best way to stand out from the crowd and land yourself an interview. By way of...
Writing Powerful Cover Letters

Writing Powerful Cover Letters

There are no two ways about it: Writing a targeted, compelling cover letter takes time, but doing so has a higher pay-off than otherwise. Hiring managers need to be convinced that you are the stronger bet for the job than all the other applicants positioning for it. A...