Quick Tip: Cover Letter Effectiveness Test

I’m often asked how to tell if a cover letter is good. My answer is simple: Did you get them at “hello,” or did you bore them to tears? Watch this two-minute video where I explain why telling a story as the opening to your cover letter will draw the reader in. It’s the best way to “hook” the hiring manager into checking out your credentials. You are 10X more likely to get considered for the job if you pass my cover letter effectiveness test!


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School teaches you everything except how to get the job. You must invest time in learning the right way to job search. I just finished four new training videos for you - they're all about executing an easier job search in this economy. My videos are completely free and I'm confident you're going to find them useful. The link to access the first one is below. WATCH VIDEO NOW ►Photo Credit: Shutterstock
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I recently worked on a pro bono project for a friend, and it reminded me of a time early in my career and how lucky I was then to get such great advice from the more seasoned pros around me. Advice that ultimately saved me from some major pitfalls. I made mistakes here and there over the course of nearly 20 years of projects, but with each hiccup came a lesson. Here are some takeaways from my lessons learned and all that sage advice.

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