Articles about Cover Letter
4 ways you’re killing your cover letter
We've all messed up a cover letter by using specific words and phrases— here's what else has most likely happened to you, and why you shouldn't even think about going down these paths.
What we can learn from Meghan Markle … about updating a resume
We are only a few days away from The Royal Wedding there is so much information out there about anything and everything having to do with the upcoming nuptials of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. From her dress to the food being served at the wedding to the flowers in her bouquet but we want to focus on something really sexy: how Markle will be updating her resume as she transitions from being an actress to an official Royal person. This is what everyone has been dying to know!
How to stand out when competing for a summer internship
The 5 types of internship applications a company receives, detailed pros and cons of each type and examples of how peers are applying for internships and how you can snatch those opportunities for yourself with the best possible application!
Words and phrases you should never include in your cover letter
It goes without saying that you always want to present yourself in the best possible light when you’re job searching. From how you structure your resume to what you say during a job interview, it all counts towards (and against) you during the selection and hiring process.
Do recruiters read cover letters?
The answer may surprise you.
These are the simple reasons you’re not getting hired
It’s terribly unnerving when you don’t know why employers are passing you over for jobs, and they aren’t exactly forthcoming with their reasons … until now.
Four steps to simplifying your job search
When you’re looking for work, you have enough to worry about. Don’t make your job hunt more complicated than it needs to be — follow these four steps to start simplifying your job search.
This is the single biggest mistake you’re making with your resume: Ladders 2018 Resume Guide
If there’s one trick to getting your resume right, it’s understanding that your resume is not about you. This is the biggest resume mistake, and how to get your resume template right. From the Ladders 2018 Resume Guide.
Study: This is exactly how much you can brag on your resume before it backfires
Bragging about ourselves on cover letters and resumes can influence a hiring manager's decision. Self-promotional language works — up to a point.
5 ways your cover letter can grab a recruiter’s attention
Keep it short, simple, and interesting.
5 words upper-level Fortune 500 employees use to stand out on LinkedIn
A study of 750 LinkedIn profiles of workers at Fortune 500 businesses, showing the top words included include "leader," "strategic," and "innovative."