Posts tagged ‘Cover Letter’

Job Search Tips For College Students From a Hiring Manager Turned Career Coach

Forget about airplanes with “Hire Me!” banners flown past recruiters’ windows. Ditch the singing telegrams that deliver your résumé to hiring managers. Lisa Quast is not…

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Grad School Or a Job? Either Way, You’ll Need One of These…

If you’re a senior or you’ve recently graduated, you basically have two options. 1. Get a higher degree 2. Get a job There is, of course,…

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How to Discover Your Secret Sauce and Get Hired

Coke has one. Starbucks does, too. Even Whole Foods does, though theirs is admittedly more crunchy and healthy. So what are we talking about here? Brand…

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What Employers Are Looking For On Your PR Résumé

Welcome to the résumé teardown! In this installment, we’re looking at a cover letter and résumé for a real entry-level Public Relations applicant who we’ve nicknamed…

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10 Songs to Listen to When Writing Your Résumé

You’re ready to start applying for jobs. What’s one of the first things you need to do? Write your résumés! (Yes, more than one. Check out…

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3 Cover Letter Crimes—Why You Never Got An Interview

A friend of mine works at a recording studio. Students and recent graduates are constantly reaching out to see if they can intern there. Some of…

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Thinking of Applying for a Job Out-of-State? Here Are Some Things to Consider

Want to know one of the most exciting parts about graduating from college? The world is your oyster! You’re young, ready to start the next phase…

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Think Your Major Is Holding Back Your Job Search? Read This

When you’re in college, your whole life revolves around your major, so it’s easy to feel like it has to set the tone for your life…

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3 Reasons You’re Not Getting Anywhere in Your Job Search

You’re finally doing it. After weeks of procrastination, three skinny vanilla lattes, and one pep talk with your bestie, you are finally going to sit down…

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How to Write a Cover Letter That Doesn’t Suck

What’s the most tedious, painstaking part of the job application process? If you think it’s writing cover letters, you’re not alone. In the 2013 AfterCollege Job-Seeker…

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