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4-Step Formula to Writing Better Cover Letters

by Susan Wallace | August 21, 2019

Hiring experts believe a successful cover letter increases your chances of getting hired by 90 percent. With that in mind, here are four simple steps you can take to create a great cover letter.

5 Tips for Addressing a Layoff on a Resume or Cover Letter

by LiveCareer | May 06, 2019

Not sure how to talk about a layoff on your resume or cover letter? Follow these five bits of advice to effectively navigate this tricky topic.

Your Comprehensive (ATS-Worthy) Cover Letter & Resume Guide [Slideshow]

by BambooHR | April 26, 2019

Your resume is your chance to make a good first impression, but without a solid design, human eyes may never see it! Our guide helps you beat applicant tracking systems."

How to Approach a ‘Cover Letter Optional’ Job Listing

by LiveCareer | April 09, 2019

When you see the words "cover letter optional" in a job posting, is an employer fine with not receiving a cover letter or do they really want you to submit one?

5 Words Never to Use in a Cover Letter

by Derek Loosvelt | February 12, 2019

Cover letters and other job search correspondence need to be clear and concise. Here are five words that do nothing but take up space and time.

8 Tips for Writing a Commanding Cover Letter Opening

by LiveCareer | September 04, 2018

Here are eight tips for writing a cover letter intro that will captivate your reader and get you noticed.

This Cover Letter Trick Will Make Recruiters Read to the End

by Natalie Fisher | August 15, 2018

Here’s a simple trick you can use to get the person reading your cover letter to become quickly interested in you and what you have to say.

6 Things Never to Put on a Resume

by Vault Careers | May 31, 2016

Some things are inappropriate for a resume, or simply better not to include. Here are some rules of thumb about what to avoid when writing your...

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