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The Cover Letters That Make Hiring Managers Smile (Then Call You) - #Resume

The Cover Letters That Make Hiring Managers Smile (Then Call You) - #Resume | Job Search | Scoop.it
Want a cover letter that conveys your passion and talent and that makes the hiring manager’s day? Make sure you do all of these things.

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Cruise Line Class's curator insight, February 6, 2014 7:41 AM

When a hiring managers takes the time to read cover letters the majority of what they read seems to sound similar.  There is a recipe to pulling together your story blended with your personality.

 

The key is  to demonstrate in the cover letter a compelling yet concise way that you can do the job, you are a right fit with our company culture, and your personality will complement our team.  The next step is to make sure that your resume shows me proof of what I read in the cover letter. 

 

The tips in this article are excellent!

 

PS - Live on Purpose!

 

 

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6 Tips For Avoiding The Resume Black Hole - Forbes

6 Tips For Avoiding The Resume Black Hole - Forbes | Job Search | Scoop.it
Hiring managers receive heaps of resumes for any given job opening, so they often miss, skip or toss a lot of them. Luckily, there are things you can do to help ensure your resume is seen. Here are 6 tips.

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Cruise Line Class's curator insight, February 6, 2013 10:47 AM

Excellent tips in this article from Forbes.

 

Yes...research the hiring process, and do follow up after you have submitted your resume.  Many times when a candidate finds out the name of the recruitment manager/or the hiring manager.  They often also send their resume via snail mail to those individuals letting them know that they applied for the position.

 

I can't tell you how many times a manager has called HR and said, I received this resume who applied online, and I would like to meet this person.  It doesn't work all of the time, and you will not usually stand a chance if you haven't followed the submission process.