A winning cover letter is a golden passport to that much-desired job. Indeed, as Jake Bradley, Associate Director of Michael Page Human Resources, explains: “Cover letters that are well-written demonstrate to employers that you are a unique, literate and enthusiastic candidate, reports DailyMail. “They give you a chance to put forward your most relevant experience…

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If luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity, it’s time to make it happen by updating your resume. Once your resume has covered the basics, it’s crucial to include the elements that will make you look like the best candidate for any role: showing your eye for detail is locked onto industry trends. Make…

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Your network is a powerful tool. Mine it and you could strike gold with your next career move. Drilling down to former colleagues, friends, industry contacts, your dentist or hairdresser, and even your old drinking buddy from university who has grown powerful in his or her industry could ease your path into your dream role.…

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First impressions count and when you’re applying for jobs, that means your cover letter is your opening move. A good cover letter should cover the basics: your skills and what you can bring to the role. But in today’s competitive job market, there’s always more you can do to get noticed. Keep it brief. If…

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The only question you can guarantee an interviewer is going to ask you is: Do you have any questions for me?  Cue your opportunity to show what a smart, insightful individual you are, and why they would be foolish not to snap you up today for an astronomical salary! When given this opportunity in an interview, it…

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Tell me lies, tell me sweet little lies,” sings Christine McVie in Fleetwood Mac’s classic 1987 hit. It’s a great song, but when it comes to your résumé, it’s probably best to disregard the English keyboardist’s advice. Even “little lies” can cause big issues when it comes to your job search. I’ve experienced firsthand the…

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As the no. 2 social media destination where online adults are spending time*, LinkedIn is considered by many as the way to put social media to “work” — not only for your personal brand but to grow your company. Facebook is in a league of its own when it comes to the number of active daily…

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Your network is a powerful tool. Mine it and you could strike gold with your next career move. Drilling down to former colleagues, friends, industry contacts, your dentist or hairdresser, and even your old drinking buddy from university who has grown powerful in his or her industry could ease your path into your dream role.…

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