Dear Experts, I have sent out several cover letters and resumes to prospective public relations employers. So what are some reasons for hiring managers not returning e-mails, or setting up interviews? Here is how our T.A.P. experts answered this question:@ValueIntoWordsQ#187 That's a big ? without seeing ur resume, but 1 reason may b ur resume isn't resonating w/their pain points. @DebraWheatmanQ#187 See if u can get a JD to modify ur resume according to needs. Follow-up periodically to demonstrate interest. @AndyInNaplesQ#187 EXPECT few responses. Follow up via email & by phone. "Network" into the company. Be assertive/nice! @juliaericksonQ#187 Many apply=no response 2 most;. Yes 2 other advice. Do ur FU. NETWORK w/pple @ co 2 call attn 2 ur app. @dawnbugniQ#187 As @valueintowords said, speak to pain points. NOT about what you want. About what you can do for them. @dawnbugniQ#187 If applying for relevant positions & no response, rez is not selling your skills effectively. Focus. Target @gradversityQ#187 Could be anything. It's hard to say without more info. Try the A.I.M. program run by CAREEREALISM for an expert analysis. @sweetcareersQ#187 Make sure resume/cov letter are tailored. Don't wait for hiring mgrs to call you; follow up w/ them. Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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