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Posted September 11, 2007 by

Trial Lawyer Sample Cover Letter

TRIAL LAWYER RESUME COVER LETTERS
When creating trial lawyer resume cover letters, job seekers must make sure they tell the hiring managers their experience with courtroom procedures, depositions, and any association with cases they might be familiar with. If applicants graduated from prestigious law schools and/or if they were trained in a city attorney’s office, that would be wise to mention, as well. A trial lawyer resume cover letter that includes such specific details is sure to garner attention and result in a meeting for employment consideration.

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Posted September 03, 2007 by

Six Ways to Prepare for “Real Life” after Graduation

If you’re a junior or senior in college, right now is a great time to maximize the last two years of school to jump-start your career. Recent research shows your generation of young careerists is more vulnerable to the ups and downs of real-world transitioning—including job hopping, boomeranging back home to mom and dad, facing burdensome debt, and struggling with work/life balance.
The good news is that you can take steps—right now, as you head back to school—to use your pre-grad savvy for post-grad satisfaction. Here are some tips to get you started:

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Posted August 31, 2007 by

12 Cube Etiquette Tips for 20-Somethings

It’s very common for young people to commit behavioral faux pas when they‚Äôre brand new to the corporate world. Part of the problem is that college never taught you the rules. If you want to be seen as a suit, rather than a dorm rat, here are some tried-and-true tips.

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Posted August 30, 2007 by

Fill a Need and Get Hired

Most entrepreneurs will tell you that the #1 rule for succeeding in business is, “Find a need and fill it.”
But you don’t have to be an entrepreneur to benefit from this advice.
The “Find a need and fill it” approach will help you write better resumes and cover letters, and it will help you ace your next job interview, too.
This method has two steps. Here they are …

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Posted August 27, 2007 by

Reading Specialist Sample Cover Letter

READING SPECIALIST RESUME COVER LETTERS
When writing reading specialist resume cover letters applicants should show the hiring managers that they have active state credentials and experience in this area. It is not enough to be able to teach reading. Such specialists must be able to work successfully with underachievers and students who are slow to read and/or come from a home where English is not the primary language. Any reading specialist resume cover letter should provide details about what the individual can bring to the job that will establish him or her as a professional who can wok in challenging situations.

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Posted August 27, 2007 by

ALERT: More than 100,000 Monster.com Users’ Personal Information Plundered

A vivid example of what can happen to your personal information when you post your resume on the Web as part of your job search strategy came to light this week.

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Posted August 27, 2007 by

How To ASK For The Job You Want––DURING The Interview.

The phone rings. It’s a prospective employer calling, inviting you in for an interview—the very one you hoped would come through!
Suddenly you’re pumped up, excited, and a bit nervous. You start to wonder, “Where will this lead?” Of course you want to shine, to show the hiring manager what you can do for the company and how you can contribute.
So what’s next?

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Posted August 24, 2007 by

High School Teacher Sample Cover Letter

HIGH SCHOOL TEACHER RESUME COVER LETTERS
High school teacher resume cover letters focus on the applicants’ ability to teach a specific curriculum such as math or science or English, as well as their after-school interest and ability, which might include coaching a sport or leading a curriculum-related club. Any high school teacher resume cover letter that includes academic qualifications as well as hobbies and athletic interests will more than likely win the applicant an interview and a job.

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Posted August 24, 2007 by

Dream Job: Feng Shui Consultant

Feng Shui — 4,000 years of common sense
As part of her job, Feng shui consultant Jennifer Reyneri rearranges furniture, consults ancient charts, and asks pointed questions about people’s personal lives. Moving stealthily from room to room in a home or office, she strives to uncover the origins of weight gain, financial disaster, and depression by consulting ancient charts and text. She places objects in different positions and changes color schemes within the home in an effort to tweak the flow of energy and create a haven where mind, body, and spirit can relax and combat stress and disharmony. Although the spiritual principles behind the practice are not for everyone, adherents say feng shui is simply “4,000 years of common sense.”

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Posted August 23, 2007 by

Dollars for Grad School

Are you ready to take your education to the next level? If so, graduate school is probably the next big step in your future. Grad school is an enormous commitment, but the rewards are just as tremendous. There are many reasons people choose to go back to school to get a graduate degree. For some, the lure of increased knowledge is enough. For others, the opportunity for personal fulfillment, career mobility and increased finances draw them back to academia. According to recent surveys done by the National Center for Education Statistics, Americans with a graduate degree earn an average of 35% to 50% more than those with only a bachelor’s degree. Sounds great, right? But you’re probably wondering how you can afford another degree. Don’t let tuition be an obstacle to achieving your goal. There are a variety of government and private loans, as well as scholarships available to help you finance your education. Read on to discover some of the best ways to fund your graduate schooling.

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