Q: How do you write a cover letter that gets an employer’s attention? Ask 10 different career experts about cover letters and they will give you 10 different answers. I’m so confused I have no idea what works and what doesn’t. After doing some research, I’ve discovered four major cover letter tips. Can you tell me whether these four cover letter tips are true or false?
A: Writing the perfect cover letter is a very difficult, if not impossible task. But the four cover letter “tips” you mention definitely need to be addressed. Here is my two cents:Read More
Q: For the past three years, I've been a senior VP of marketing services for a large bank holding company. My job requires working with several departments, developing new products and services for our commercial customers. I manage projects, offer advice, and coordinate interdepartmental communication.
Before getting my current job I was a commercial loan officer, finding deals, cultivating relationships with customers, and seeing the tangible benefits of my work (building renovations, new product developments, etc.).Read More
The reference portfolio is a resume tool that deviates from traditional ways to find jobs. But the truth is, the reference portfolio could be the most powerful tool you'll have in your career change arsenal. So what, exactly, is a reference portfolio? Grab a few books you have around the house, and turn them over to look on their back covers.Read More