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From Marc Cenedella
Marc Cenedella

When two candidates are equally experienced, equally credentialed, and equally capable, who gets the job?

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Cover Letters

Job Search 102, expensive articles we wrote for professionals like you

Last week I told you about the importance of getting your resume professionally written. This week I want to talk to you about Job Search 102.

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Showcase Your Personal Brand in Your Cover Letter

3 ways to highlight your unique value proposition.

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Test Your Cover Letter

How does your cover letter rate? Use this test to score your cover letter before you submit it with your resume and job application.

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When Writing Cover Letters, Lose the 'Tude

Letters crawling with creeping arrogance inflict hiring managers with terminal cases of Don't-Hire-This-Jerk-Itis.

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If Your Writing Don't Agree, It Don't Look Good

Don't let these common errors brand you as unprofessional.

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I don't want to admit how hard this is

I've pulled together fifty of the best articles we've written recently in order to help you get your 2011 job search off on the right foot and feel much more comfortable, secure and smart in your high-end job hunt...

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Know Your Audience

Before you say it or write it, think about the listener and reader. How do they want to hear it and read it?

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Creating Effective Cover Letters

Do cover letters matter? Do recruiters and human resources managers even look at the correspondence that accompanies your resume and job application? The answers vary widely even among career experts and HR pros, many of whom have strong opinions on the matter.

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'Why Did You Leave?' How to Address Past Employment

Use professionalism and these strategies in your resume, cover letter and interviews when answering this tough question about past employment: "Why did you leave?"

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'My Cover Letter Was Out of Shape'

After this job seeker discovered that physical activity motivated him to slim down at the gym and shape up his job search, his company-to-be found him on OpsLadder.

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