Cover Letters

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Three Common Mistakes Made in Executive Cover Letters

July 13, 2022 /

Cover letter writing can be tough. If you’re looking for an excuse not to write one, well, I have bad news—that excuse might save you from writing a cover letter, but it could cost you a job. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you’re probably familiar with my advice that yes, executives do…

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Your Guide to Writing Executive Cover Letters

June 24, 2022 /

Isn’t my resume enough to show my experience and value to a prospective employer? Why do I need an executive cover letter, too? You might be asking yourself these questions as you plunge headlong into a search for a new executive position. It’s true, it is a lot of work to write a resume—and then another,…

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5 Tips for Injecting Culture Fit into Your Resume and Cover Letter

June 22, 2022 /

Organizations are seeking top candidates who are a good “culture fit.” As a job seeker, to find a position and a company that you’re going to love and thrive in, you have to do your own vetting. When you identify the organizations you’re most interested in, it’s time to figure out how to tell your…

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Grab Attention with a Compelling Cover Letter

June 15, 2022 /

A resume is obviously a crucial part of a job application. It highlights your previous job, key accomplishments, and education. But before you can get a potential employer to give your resume a close look, you have to impress them with your cover letter. A cover letter is important for a number of reasons, and…

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One Letter Can Weaken Your Cover Letter

June 14, 2022 /

Your application to a job is supposed to be all about you and your strengths, right? It’s the one time that it’s okay to brag—in fact, bragging is encouraged. That’s right, but only to an extent. You also need to show, especially in your cover letter, why your skills and accomplishments are beneficial to the…

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Strong Cover Letters: Three Reasons Why Executives Need Them

June 7, 2022 /

Why is a strong cover letter so important, even for executives? First of all, employers expect a cover letter. Not writing one when a cover letter is expected can hurt you far more than writing a cover letter when one isn’t explicitly asked for can hurt you. After all, when have you ever been upset…

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