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Category: Cover Letter

Should You Do This With Your Cover Letter?

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: January 18, 2013 at 7:42 am

Recently, an article ran in the Huffington Post entitled Brutally Honest Wall Street Cover Letter Gets Lot of Attention From Bankers. The story concerns an undergraduate finance student who is seeking employment in a boutique investment bank. Unlike other candidates (the article states), this individual was totally up front about NOT having “unbelievably special skills or... » Read Full Article

Hiring Managers Speak Out on Cover Letters

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
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POSTED: January 4, 2013 at 8:41 am

SHRM, the Society for Human Resource Management, conducted a survey on cover letters with 582 of those surveyed responding. The findings are important for job seekers. Should You Include a Cover Letter with Your Resume? 67% of candidates are reported to have included a cover letter with their resumes. In other words, a sizable majority.... » Read Full Article

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