Cover Letters & More
A resume coupled with a strategically written cover letter tells a compelling story of your success. Your cover letter is the first chance to make a winning impression on potential employers. Don’t fall into the trap of endlessly revising your resume for every job opportunity. Let your cover letter customize your resume.
We can write a strong and effective custom letter or a template letter to help you get your foot in door usually in a fraction of the time. In addition, we can train you in our approach to writing cover letters so that you can do them yourself without help.
Follow-up letters are an important tool in reinforcing your value and driving home key points from your interview. Don’t miss an opportunity to make a second favorable impression on your prospective employer!
We can also help you leave a favorable impression after the interview.
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If Only I’d Known: Good Advice from My 59-Year-Old Self to My 29-Year-Old Self
With age comes wisdom, particularly in the realm of career management. An astute soon-to-be-thirty professional posed an interesting question once. He asked, “What’s the advice you’d give your 29-year-old self?” Here goes…Read More...
Gloom, Despair and Agony on Me: Taking the Pain Out of Resumes and LinkedIn
Gloom, Despair and Agony on Me…
This was a line in a song Roy Clark and Buck Owens of the old TV show HeeHaw used to sing. For many candidates in transition their resume reads like a sad song. The reason? Everyone has issues in their history. No one today has a perfect career path—downsizing, pandemics, industry demise, etc. have pretty much made perfection impossible. So, what do many candidates do?
Just Because You Read Resumes Doesn’t Mean You Can Write Them
A candidate with a solid but poorly arrayed job history called the other day. After a few minutes, it became clear that what this candidate needed was a compelling presentation of a rather disconnected employment history.Read More...
Resumes Done Right: How Ready Are You to Write Your Story?
In the 1970s a popular brand of wine used the slogan, “We will sell no wine before its time.” This old adage applies to resumes. Quite often we hear from candidates at loose ends because they don’t know where to begin. That’s normal. Most people don’t do this type of writing on a daily basis—hence they’re not good at telling their story in a compelling manner.Read More...