10 Ways to Maintain Job & Internship Search Momentum During Winter Break

If you have not yet secured a job or internship for next summer, you may be worried about fielding questions from family members during the holidays.

Isenberg’s Office of Career Success understands that you may be anxious about these conversations, …

By Melissa Salva
Melissa Salva Director of Undergraduate Career Services
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4-Step Formula to Writing Better Cover Letters

Writing a cover letter when applying for jobs is the easiest way to improve your chances of getting the job. In fact, hiring experts believe good cover letters increase your chances of getting hired by about 90 percent. And these days, …

By Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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What Are Writing Skills?

You don’t need to be the great next American novelist to use writing skills. Writing skills apply to nearly every field, even if you’re not working in a creative career.

At work, writing is a hard skill we use to …

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The Number-One Rule for Cover Letters

Okay look—resumés are great. When done right, they're clean, concise, and well organized. And if you've been following all the great advice out there, yours should be in pretty good shape.

Cover letters are different—they're freewheeling, making them more difficult …

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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Do I Need A Cover Letter?

In short, yes! It’s still important to have a solid cover letter when applying for jobs. If you’re not sure where to start, take this free LinkedIn Learning course to learn more and get started writing a cover letter that …

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect] Customer Success Manager
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Selling Yourself in Your Cover Letter

Ah, advertisers. They try to suck us in within a matter of seconds. Sound familiar? Hiring managers typically spend less than 30 seconds reviewing a cover letter or resume—unless it grabs their attention enough so that they read on. The …

By Firsthand
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3 Easily Fixable Things Your Cover Letter And Resume Are Not Doing

For a successful time-effective job search, you need to have both an excellent resume and an excellent cover letter.

While most employers do not require you to send a cover letter, sending one after all might only speak to your …

By Ivy Exec
Ivy Exec is your dedicated career development resource.
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4 Writing Mistakes You Don’t Know You’re Making

Most jobs require strong writing skills now that email is the primary way to communicate with clients and colleagues. And even before you begin a job, you need to write well. You need to write resumes, cover letters, thank-you letters, networking letters, emails …

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7 Essential Tips on How to Format a Cover Letter

7 Essential Tips on How to Format a Cover Letter

When you come to writing one of the most important letters in your life, you may need a few ground rules to help you to get started with the format …

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4 Tips for Writing Tighter Cover Letters

Cover letters are like first impressions. They're often the first things employers see in your applications. So your cover letters need to be strong. They also need to be short. Recruiters have busy schedules. They don't have time to read …

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10 Tips for Cover Letter Success

A cover letter is the first chance you get to present yourself to a potential employee in an engaging way. It allows you to go into detail about your experience, present your writing skills and hint at any research that …

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