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cover letter

Resumés, etc.

How to Write Silicon Valley-Worthy Cover Letters

Covers letters are rough. There are arguments that cover letters are unnecessary because hiring managers don’t read them; others swear that cover letters enhance your application. So what do you do? Try to include a cover letter for as many applications as you can. However, your cover letter will hurt…

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Career Growth

10 Things to Do to Land a Job in 30 Days

It’s possible, and you can do it. Here’s how: 1. Clean and Bulk Up Your LinkedIn Your LinkedIn profile is your virtual resumé. This means that while hiring managers spend 30 seconds or less scanning your resumé, they’ll likely spend less time on your virtual resumé. Recruiters and connections can…

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Resumés, etc.

How Recruiters Read Your Cover Letter

In college and law school, I had an internship every semester (sometimes two), and a part-time job. This means that my cover letter changed more than 21 times while in school. It also means that I met with more college Office of Career Services (OCS) personnel than is probably healthy….

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