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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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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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How Executives Can Write a Great Cover Letter

June 3, 2022 /

A great cover letter can make the difference in getting a potential employer or recruiter to pay attention to your job application and resume. At the executive level, when you are competing with others who likely also have impressive work histories and plentiful accomplishments, a cover letter needs to intrigue a potential employer so that…

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Ditch the Traditional Cover Letter and Opt for This Instead to Get More Interviews

May 24, 2022 /

Recently my husband launched his job search, which included making a major career transition from entrepreneurship into the nonprofit field. He had his heart set on a specific health-focused organization because their values aligned with his. So, instead of using a traditional page-long cover letter, I opted to create an e-note-style cover letter so that…

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Is LinkedIn Premium Worth It?

May 10, 2022 /

Are you a job seeker wondering if LinkedIn Premium is worth it? If you’re mid-job search, LinkedIn offers more than a dozen free tools, features, and resources that you can leverage in your job search. I’m often asked if it’s worth the money to upgrade to the Career Premium account. To answer that question, today…

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This LinkedIn Best Practice Can Jump-Start Your Job Search

April 22, 2022 /

In the last few editions of this newsletter, I’ve discussed different ways that you can use LinkedIn to its fullest potential plus shared many of the job search tools and features that can help you find your next job.  You can use all of the great tools, features, and job search shortcuts I’ve mentioned, but…

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