Category Archives for Cover Letters

How long should your cover letter be

How Long Should a Cover Letter Be? (Examples)

If you’re wondering how long a cover letter should be, this article has everything you need to know (including exactly how many words to make your cover letter). I’m going to share why most job seekers are making their cover letters far too long, and why you will likely get more job interviews by writing […]

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Do You Need a Cover Letter with Your Resume

Should You Always Include a Cover Letter?

The little-known truth about cover letters is: You do NOT always need to include cover letter when applying for jobs, and you may be wasting hours sending cover letters that employers won’t read.  So if you’re wondering whether you should always submit a cover letter with your job application and resume, then keep reading. After […]

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How to get hired when being overqualified for job

How to Address being Overqualified for a Job

One of the toughest obstacles to getting hired: Being overqualified, or being told you’re overqualified by employers. You might hear it in rejection emails after applying for a job, in an interview question, or when you get feedback after your interview. No matter what, it’s frustrating, demoralizing and difficult to overcome! Don’t worry though, in […]

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how to explain job hopping

How to Explain Job Hopping in Cover Letters, Interviews and More

If you’re job searching and looking for how to explain job hopping in cover letters and interviews, you’ve come to the right place. I’m going to show you everything you need to know about explaining your reasons for changing jobs, so you can get hired even if you’ve job-hopped in the past. Plus, we’ll look […]

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How to Write a Cover Letter With No Experience in Field - Samples and Steps

Sample Cover Letter With No Experience in Field (And How to Write Yours)

Writing an articulate cover letter is challenging for all job seekers. But if you have little or no work experience in a field, the stakes are higher. It’s more challenging to prove your value when you don’t have a series of professional accomplishments to back up your assertions. On the bright side, you probably have […]

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How to Write a Cover Letter That Stands Out

How to Write a Cover Letter That Stands Out: 3 Steps

People have a love-hate relationship with cover letters. Most hate writing them. When it comes to hiring managers, some love them and some loathe them. But if you want to make a good impression, you NEED a cover letter that stands out. In my experience, cover letters get read about half the time when they […]

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