Posts tagged ‘Cover Letter’

Sharks, Alcohol, and Parties: A Day in the Life of a Marketing Coordinator at a Wine Company

Ariel Orodenker wasn’t sure what to major in at Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawai’i. She knew that she wanted to start her…

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What Your Frontal Cortex Has to Do With Getting a Job

Wanna live on the edge? Get in a car with me behind the wheel. I am not the best driver in the world… In fact, I…

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Is High School the New College When It Comes to Internships?

Nothing is worse than oversleeping and missing your alarm. You wake up with a start and bolt out of bed, scrambling to the bathroom while your…

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I Thought I Knew How to Write a Résumé. Here’s Why I Was Wrong

You sit at your desk, heart racing. You just clicked a single button and the sirens began to sound. Could it be? No, that’s crazy. They’re…

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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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