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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.

Toni Morrison's 4-Part Definition of Work/Life Balance

by Derek Loosvelt | August 07, 2019

On Monday, the great American writer Toni Morrison died at the age of 88. Here, we take a look back at an essay she wrote that defines her views on work and, more specifically, work/life balance.

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.

5 Best Resume Fonts

by Vault Careers | January 29, 2019

Don't let your resume font kill your job candidacy. Here are five great fonts to consider when putting together your resume.

4 Tips for Corresponding with Recruiters

by Derek Loosvelt | January 18, 2019

Today, many recruiters use LinkedIn to reach out to job candidates about open positions. Here are four things to keep in mind when you email with recruiters.

20 Common Resume Buzzwords (and What to Use Instead)

by Stephan Maldonado | January 16, 2019

January 18th is National Thesaurus Day: a chance to celebrate the complexity of words and the variety of creative ways to express yourself. To celebrate, we compiled a list of alternatives for some of the most common and generic resume words or phrases.

4 Tips for Writing Compelling Resume Bullet Points

by Natalie Fisher | October 19, 2018

To craft a compelling CV, you have to pay attention to the details. Here, we address the details of the bullet points in your resume.

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.

11 Fall Resume Tips for Job Seekers

by LiveCareer | August 02, 2018

There's no one-size-fits-all way to write a resume that will get you a job this fall. However, these tips can help you get your CV into tip-top shape so you can hit the ground running post-Labor Day.

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