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Posted February 10, 2015 by

6 secrets to writing a great cover letter for a graduate

Pen was holding in hand ready to writing in note book.

Pen was holding in hand ready to writing in note book. Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.

At best, your cover letter can help you stand out from the crowd of job seekers, at worst it can present you as an anti-creative copy-paster. Unfortunately, the majority of cover letters read retreads of resumes with obvious repeats. Ask yourself a question: would you read one of these cover letters? Probably not, just as a vast majority of hiring managers.

Cover letters are very important for graduates as it is obvious that we don’t have much experience that’s why a cover letter is a chance to show our strong suits. Although, the Internet is bursting with cover letter ideas, the majority of ideas are either useless or too obvious like “use good grammar”. In this article we will go through the top 6 secrets to writing a great cover letter that will hopefully help you find a great job or an internship after graduating from university. (more…)

Posted May 02, 2013 by

How College Students Can Relieve Stress

Obtaining jobs for college students can become a challenge as they try to balance school, work, and their social lives.  All of this can lead to stress, which can affect their health.  The following post includes some tips on relieving stress.

Wake up. Rush to spanish class. Forget your textbook. Grab a quick lunch. Spill your coffee on your new boots. Go to your internship. Spend an hour at the gym. Go straight to your calculus exam. Stop at the grocery store on your way home. Lock your keys in your car. Eat dinner. Finish that homework assignment. Finally fall

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