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Cover Letters: Your story, your voice.

You’ve found a job posting that speaks to you, your resume is dialed in, and all you have to do is toss a cover letter together and you’re good to go. Sure, but are you setting yourself up to get noticed in a sea of other qualified applicants? Whether you’re submitting your resume by mail, email, or through an online portal, you better believe your cover letter matters. Why, you ask? Read the rest here......


Resumes: How are they used?


Resumes continue to be the prime submission for any job opening. The resume clearly and succinctly lists your experience, your work history, your education history and your accomplishments. The resume is the truth—organizations rely on it to accurately reflect what you have done, when and for whom. Read more here......


Screening Questions: Demonstrate Your Commitment to THIS Role

You’ve drafted a great cover letter, detailing why you are the ideal candidate for the job. You've updated your résumé, highlighting aspects of your previous roles that position you for this next step. Now that you've uploaded your cover letter and résumé to the on-line application, you’re faced with screening questions. How much time and attention should you give them? Read more here......

Prepping for Interviews

You’ve gotten an email telling you that you’ve been selected for an interview. Be prepared, but also approach this as a chance for both you and the organization to find out if this job is a good fit. It’s important to not just say what you think they will want to hear, but to be authentically you as you move through the process. Read more here.....


The Phone Screen Interview

With the advent of mass-marketed job listings and online job applications, employers are inundated by all kinds of applicants – both qualified and unqualified. The phone screen interview is being used more and more to help narrow the field prior to starting personal interviews. The goal is to identify a group of applicants who meet the minimum requirements of the position, can demonstrate mission fit, and share experiential information that illustrates their qualifications for the job. Read more here...

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