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I’ve Read 1,000+ Cover Letters, and This Is What Will Get You the Interview

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

“But for us little guys — the companies who hire dozens instead of hundreds; the start ups looking to change the world with team members who are equal parts talented and passionate; the tribes where each new person immediately sends ripples through the culture — we read every cover letter, and make our interview decisions […]

I Review Hundreds of Cover Letters – Here’s What I Instantly Reject

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018

“I’ve read a lot of cover letters throughout my career…You must login or register before you view this content.

How to Write a Cover Letter: 31 Tips You Need to Know

Thursday, September 6th, 2018

“First off: Yes, we can assure you that cover letters do, in fact, get read…You must login or register before you view this content.

How to Write a Cover Letter

Friday, June 1st, 2018

“I’ve read a lot of cover letters in my career — thousands of them, maybe even tens of thousands…You must login or register before you view this content.

5 Things You Should Include in a Killer, Post-Interview Thank You

Thursday, May 24th, 2018

“Any time we interview someone, we wait to see whether they’ll write a thank you note or not…You must login or register before you view this content.

How to Use a Cover Letter to Land a Job Interview

Monday, February 26th, 2018

“Many job seekers treat cover letters as a necessary evil…You must login or register before you view this content.

4 Cover Letter Mistakes

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Brian de Haaff (photo, left) of Aha! dissects one such letter that didn't impress…You must login or register before you view this content.

How Lying on an Employment Application Can Come Back to Bite You

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016

“When it comes to landing your dream role, honesty is the best policy…You must login or register before you view this content.

I’ve Screened Over 300 Applicants in the Last 4 Months, and There Are 2 Mistakes Job Applicants Are Making

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

“As an assistant managing editor at Business Insider, a big part of my job is hiring for our internship program,” writes Leah Goldman (photo, left)…You must login or register before you view this content.

I’ve Read More Than 300 Cover Letters, and This Is How I Decide If They’re Good or Bad Within Three Minutes

Monday, November 14th, 2016

Sara McCord (photo, left) has the details at Forbes…You must login or register before you view this content.

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