What Job Seekers Forget About Cover Letters?

Though a resume is the foundation on which your job application rests, the fact is that the cover letter is just as equally important. It is your first document that a prospective employer looks at. If it is interesting and has all the ingredients they are looking for, they will move on to the resume. That means, you should be able to capture the reader’s imagination and make him move up to the resume. More important it should be concise, well written and free of grammatical or semantic errors. ...more

The White House Teams Up with Monster.com: Will it Help Job Seekers?

Starting today through November 14, 2010, job seekers can visit the Monster.com Facebook page and post questions to the Obama Administration regarding America's employment climate. The intention is that questions that garner a lot of comments or rack up the "Likes" will be answered by the White House via video responses posted online. Mashable announced this news recently and the comments are already flowing. As with any high-profile partnership between the White House and say, anybody, questions abound. Most important among them, will this sort of forum truly benefit most out of work Americans ...more

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Why Hire Me?

This is the value added proposition you are presenting to a potential employer. This is the question that they are asking themselves every time they communicate with you.   You would be well advised to have done your homework. That is, be certain to do the research on the company, perhaps even the industry, you are interested in pursing long before you step foot through their doors. ...more