Category: Student

Tell Me Exactly Why You Deserve This Job?

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
POSTED: July 7, 2009 at 9:17 am

That’s the question consciously or unconsciously running through the mind of someone looking through a stack of resumes. That person will often not find the answer if there’s no cover letter from you. Resumes list the information about your skills and experience. Cover letters pinpoint why you should receive serious consideration for a particular job.... » Read Full Article

Showcasing Academic Experience When You Have No Real World Experience

AUTHOR: Darlene Z.
POSTED: June 16, 2009 at 9:18 am

Every job candidate faces the same challenge after graduating college – How do I get a job when all I have is a degree? If you look closer, you’ll understand you have more than a degree – you have group projects, research papers, class assignments, honors, activities, campus jobs, and campus leadership experiences. Making the... » Read Full Article