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Helpful Hunting Hints...for Job Hunters

The hunt begins…we all go out in search of the perfect employment.  We prepare, dress the part, and then we sit and wait.  Some of us have never hunted before and need help through the process or don’t even know how to get started.  475 more words


Perfecting your Cover Letter

In addition to a user friendly, clutter free resume, in order to secure an interview and a great new job, you’ll need a cover letter. Here are a few tips for perfecting the cover letter: 438 more words

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In my desperation to get a “real job,” I wrote this in place of a cover letter. I have nothing to lose, and therefore, have no shame. 441 more words


Writing that Query Letter

A query letter is a one-page cover letter used when querying literary agents. It introduces your novel and yourself. There’s a hook, a blurb (not a full synopsis), and a little bit about you. 573 more words


How do I write a cover letter?

Once you’ve spent hours refining and proofreading your resume, writing a cover letter can seem like very challenging and time-consuming task.

But, it doesn’t need to be.   98 more words

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Online job applications

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Applying for a job  online can be quite a complicated process. You are often asked to upload documents such as a C.V. (resume) and a covering letter.


Oh, the joys of writing a synopsis and a cover letter! It’s harder than the writing itself as I attempt to decide what is important and key to include and what I can omit. 55 more words

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