One of the most stressful steps in applying for a job is writing and submitting your cover letter and resume. Did you sound confident? Did you include the right information? Will these be interesting enough to get you a chance at an in person interview? It can be frustrating relying on a few pieces of paper, digitally submitted, to make you sound like an ideal candidate. Before sitting down to write up your next cover letter or freshen up your resume, check out some of our resources covering the do’s and don’ts of the job search, cover letters, and interviews!
- How Social Media Can Affect Your Professional Life. Cleaning up your social media pages before applying to new companies is a must. With most of our down time spent on social media, it can be hard to separate your personal and professional lives. Here are a few questions to ask yourself before you post anything to your personal social media accounts! Cleaning up your social media pages before applying to new companies is a must.
- 5 Things Every Cover Letter Should Include. Cover letters are a great way to get ahead in the interview process before anyone even looks at your resume. It’s like writing a persuasive essay about why they should hire you. Here are five things you should be sure to include in your cover letter to make a positive first impression!
- 7 Resume Mistakes You Don't Want to Make. While your cover letter introduces who you are, your resume should leave a lasting impression on potential employers - unless that resume is filled with errors! We take a look at the top mistakes people make when submitting a resume so you won’t have to learn about them the hard way.
- How to Answer Every Type of Job Interview Question. You all know that answering the "greatest weakness" question is tough. But your interviews will all tackle some of the commonly asked questions interviewees dread. Preparing for a job interview can be stressful, but the benefit of hiring managers asking the same sort of questions is that you can prepare expert answers! Learn the different types of interview questions and the best ways to answer each type of question in this installation of Career Friday!
Whether or not you prepare for an interview, you’ll still be nervous if you really want to land that job! Make sure you take time to prepare for an interview and, while it may be a cliche, be yourself! Honesty is a quality that all employers are looking for in their new hires.