Day: November 24, 2014

One Simple Reason to Have Your Resume Tossed: Your Cover Letter

November 24, 2014 By: E. Rucker We got the idea for today’s blog from a fellow blogger. Thanks, Amanda!: http://p4digitalblog.wordpress.com/2014/11/19/job-tips-139/ So here’s the thing. You have the bomb resume, right? You might have even paid to have it done, which is not a problem at all. Absolutely nothing wrong with having a professional write your resume if you are completely clueless about the process. Your resume highlights all of your achievements and puts your career and educational journey on blast. You apply for a job, or two, because you meet ALL of the qualifications, and then some. You consider yourself PERFECT for the job. Yet, you never hear from the prospective employer, and it’s left you highly confused and wondering. Why?! I’ll tell you why. It’s your COVER LETTER!!! Let me tell you the problem with the cover letter and applying for numerous jobs with this one cover letter. You put in the position that you’re applying for and you send it off to the first company. But wait….you just saw another position to apply …