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Posted March 04, 2015 by

“Tighten Up” Your Resume Cover Letter

Jimmy Sweeney

Jimmy Sweeney, President of CareerJimmy

Of the many thousands of job search cover letters that cross the desks of hiring managers each month, hundreds are sent directly to the gallows! They’re tossed, forgotten, and shredded. What a sad state of affairs and such a waste of paper, print, and personality. Many receive barely a glance, let alone a full reading. Why?

The writing is pompous, pitiful, and pathetic! The job searchers who create such cover letters try hard to impress a potential employer but instead do just the opposite.

But you don’t have to be among this crowd. You can take a moment to put these five steps into action before you write your next cover letter. (more…)

Posted March 03, 2014 by

Tips to Make the Most Your Emails When Searching Jobs for Recent College Graduates

Do you think about how you compose your emails when searching jobs for recent college graduates?  If not, you could be hurting your chance of landing an interview.  The following post shares several tips to make the most of your job search emails.

Much of your job search correspondence will take place via email… networking, post-interview thank you emails, emails that accompany your resume, etc. And a single email message can make or break your job search with a specific organization or person. (No second chance). As a young professional, by now you should be

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Posted June 10, 2013 by

How Employees Can Find Their Voices On Entry Level Jobs

For people who land entry level jobs, they probably are not concerned initially with finding their voices but rather fitting into the workplace.  However, there may be a time that you need to communicate effectively.  The following post shares information on finding your voice, and therefore, becoming a leader.

“One of the greatest challenges of presence at the most senior levels is feeling that you can get up in front of the organization and speak with authenticity. Many leaders struggle to stay on corporate message while delivering a message to their teams, divisions or even the media that feels like their own.” In this

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OWN THE ROOM: Discover Your Signature Voice to Master Your Leadership Presence