Are you guilty of Cover Letter Neglect?
Have you ever zipped quickly through a stack of books, ditching the ones that didn’t seem appealing? Or perused the bookshelf looking specifically for words or titles that jumped out to you? Judging a book by its cover. It’s the token “no-no” that we are all taught while growing up, yet how many times daily do we do just that? Whether it’s a literal book or a surface glance toward whatever we think about, we are all guilty of falling for first impressions. An employer seeking out a new employee is no different. Stacks of paper cluttering his or her desk, little time to get the necessary work done, and a ton of applicants waiting to be considered. Whether you want to admit it or not, you, as the job seeker, will be quickly judged and must stand out in the [...]