Tag Archives: cover letter

Career specialist or generalist, how do you decide?

The important point, I think, is you have to market yourself to fit whatever peg a recruiter or hiring manager is trying to fill. Continue reading

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Typos—everyone hates them, especially possible employers

Don’t rely just on spell checking, it can miss usage of the wrong word in a sentence and if can even miss misspellings from time to time, I’ve found. Read everything you write like a proofreader. Continue reading

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Guest Post: Tips for Writing a Cover Letter

There is another document that is equally important: the cover letter. Whenever applying for a job, ensure that you always submit a cover letter along with your resume. Continue reading

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What Makes a Good Cover Letter?

I wrote about cover letters recently, using one of mine as an example. Recently, in a discussion I was involved in on a Northwestern alumni listserv, I saw another and asked the author if I could run it on my … Continue reading

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