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Do I Really Need A Cover Letter?

Do I Really Need A Cover Letter?

  Writing a cover letter is easier when viewed as a tool for building relationships.   Resumes are hard enough. But with a few tweaks here and there, they can be tailored to whichever company you’re applying to with a minimal amount of mental stress.   Cover letters, however, are a different story. It can […]

November 18, 2019 | By | Reply More
How Do I Explain A Long Employment Gap In My Resume?

How Do I Explain A Long Employment Gap In My Resume?

  Unemployment can happen to anyone. It’s how you explain an employment gap that can make or break your chances of getting hired.   You’re eager to get back on your feet and back to work after a lengthy period of unemployment. But as you craft your resume, you face a dilemma: how should you […]

November 11, 2019 | By | 1 Reply More
How to Tell An Interviewer You Were Fired from a Job

How to Tell An Interviewer You Were Fired from a Job

  Getting fired isn’t the end of the world. It happens. It’s nothing you can’t overcome.   “You’re fired!” That phrase may seem like just a silly quip. But when it’s you on the receiving end, it sure as hell isn’t funny. In fact, hearing those words can feel like a kick in the gut. […]

October 30, 2019 | By | Reply More
May I see your job references?

May I see your job references?

  When it comes to gathering  job references, new graduates and those reentering the workforce can sometimes draw blanks.   You crafted the perfect resume and paired it with a cover letter tailored to the employer you want to work for. You’ve rehearsed clever answers to all those tricky interview questions like, “Why do you […]

October 2, 2015 | By | Reply More
Your Social Media Habits and Your Job Search

Your Social Media Habits and Your Job Search

  Social media can be used for good and evil when it comes to job-seeking.   You may have spent hours making sure you are using just the right action verbs in your resume, and crafted the perfect cover letter to catch the attention of your future employer, but if you haven’t spent the time […]

September 22, 2015 | By | 1 Reply More
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