Your resume is polished, all you need now is the perfect cover letter to convince the company you’re the right candidate.
There is a lot of confusing and conflicting information out there about cover letters- be professional but be conversational, highlight skills and experience from your resume but don’t regurgitate your resume, follow a format but don’t be formulaic.
We at First Recruiting have condensed the best cover letter advice into the following three simple tips:
Earlier this summer Fortune published a piece about the six most promising industries for the class of 2015. It’s nothing too revolutionary- healthcare remains on the list with growth expected as boomers age into greater need for health services and the tech industry nabbed two spots on the list for hardware engineers and software developers (no surprise with Apple’s recent announcement of yet another new OS and iPhone). Accounting also made the list with growth expected for a couple of reasons, one being the rise in financial regulation since the great recession (details can be found here), which has created jobs for auditors in both government and the private sector.
Job searching is hard work. It is easy to get frustrated and disorganized when you are trying to balance your current workload and finding a new job all at once.
Through research and using tactics from my own past job searches, I have complied 7 resources and tools you can utilize to make your job search more organized. I promise you spending a little time organizing and utilizing these tools in your job search will help get you on your way to a new job or career in no time!