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Where is your cover letter?

2019-08-20T08:09:58+00:00January 11th, 2019|Career Advice|

Recruiters and employers are noticing a trend: some job seekers are not bothering to include cover letters. Email-based applications may seem to be a more informal process, but rushing to submit a resume without careful consideration can have serious repercussions. Here are some tips to help you stand out from all the other applicants and get

Résumé Etiquette

2019-08-20T08:11:05+00:00January 11th, 2019|Career Advice|

As HR professionals and recruitment specialists, we see résumés every day. They come in all sorts of formats, fonts, and lengths, some with cover letters and some without. Some applicants simply send a link to their LinkedIn page. What should a professional résumé look like? The Basic Dos and Don’ts Do decide on a font and stick

Closing the Loop’ with Job Applicants

2019-08-20T08:13:08+00:00January 11th, 2019|Career Advice|

Many candidates tell us that they are extremely frustrated with companies and recruiters who do not acknowledge job applications or follow up after a pre-screen or an interview. In a pre-emptive effort not to tarnish their reputation, most employers now place a disclaimer on job advertisements, like: “We wish to express our thanks to all applicants

Preparing for the Recruiter’s Pre-Screen

2019-08-20T08:13:31+00:00January 11th, 2019|Career Advice|

When you apply for a job, do you anticipate the next steps? Do you prepare yourself for that all- important phone call acknowledging your application and inviting you to an interview? Have you ever wondered what happens on the other side when your cover letter and resume lands in the recruiter’s inbox? Here are some tips