To stay out of the "maybe" pile, when applying for a distant job, state in your cover letter that you are willing/planning to relocate.
Check out this TV interview with Your Edge for Success' Katherine Akbar on the inner game to get a great new job fast: tinyurl.com/ydd7qagq
Your resume should be a living document. When you achieve something big, add it. When you apply for new jobs, tweak it to make it fit best.
Many people submit their resume for dozens of jobs. Instead, apply for 10, but make each one a job you'd love with a unique cover letter.
Top cover letter mistakes: 1) Not addressing it to the right person. 2) Not tailoring it to the job. 3) Making it all about you. 4) Puffery.
When you put your resume on ZipRecruiter, they shrink it, which can make it look carelessly formatted. Always check how it looks to others!
For 53% of employers, a resume is not enough to decide whether or not to interview you. They also look at your cover letter (29%), portfolio (39%), and how you respond to contact.
Your resume & cover letter should tout your accomplishments to give the employer a preview of what you can do for them--not 2 b brag pieces.
Listen to YES President Katherine Metres Akbar introduce the top five resumes, LinkedIn, and interview strategies for job search success in this five-minute video. Five YES clients share their application of these strategies and the impact on their career success.
“I don’t like promoting myself, so that makes it tough to find a new job.” We at Your Edge for Success (YES), DC’s top-rated resume and career coaching company, hear this every week. Here’s the good news: most people dislike promoting themselves—and with good reason! Nobody likes a braggart. Religion, our parents, and life [...]