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?
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@ValueIntoWords Q#187 That’s a big ? without seeing ur resume, but 1 reason may b ur resume isn’t resonating w/their pain points.
@DebraWheatman Q#187 See if u can get a JD to modify ur resume according to needs. Follow-up periodically to demonstrate interest.
@AndyInNaples Q#187 EXPECT few responses. Follow up via email & by phone. “Network” into the company. Be assertive/nice!
@juliaerickson Q#187 Many apply=no response 2 most;. Yes 2 other advice. Do ur FU. NETWORK w/pple @ co 2 call attn 2 ur app.
@dawnbugni Q#187 If applying for relevant positions & no response, rez is not selling your skills effectively. Focus. Target
@gradversity Q#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.
@sweetcareers Q#187 Make sure resume/cov letter are tailored. Don’t wait for hiring mgrs to call you; follow up w/ them.
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