With summer activities and the holidays just around the corner, it can be tempting to put the job hunt on hold until the new year— we urge you to keep your efforts high!
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Regina Hartley is a human resources expert. In her Ted Talk, she explains that the best hires might not have the perfect resume. She breaks down the candidates into two general categories: Silver Spoon and Scrappers. Silver Spoons come up with advantages and are destined for success, whereas the Scrappers fight with odds stacked against them to get to the same opportunities.
You’re not alone; When it comes to the task of writing a cover letter, 96% of people would rather go to the dentist. Okay, I made that up, but I know most people would agree when they say they struggle is real when it comes to writing a cover letter. Follow these tips, and you’re off to a great start in your job application strategy.