😲 Your Resume Is NOT Working!!

Plus: Here's how to stay confident during job interviews.

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In today's email:

  • Here’s why your resume isn’t working! And how you can fix it. 

  • Your employer is requiring everyone to return to the office. But you don’t want to…

  • How to write a disruptive cover letter. It’s time to kick the traditional cover letter to the curb.

  • Weekend Reading! And Friday Finds!!

  • Staying confident during job interviews. Don’t let your nerves ruin your shot at a job.

Here’s what’s going on in the news (related to careers of course):

You’ve applied to a ton of jobs, but all you’ve gotten back is crickets…

Why am I not getting interviews? What am I doing wrong?

When job seekers come to us and say they are applying to jobs, but not getting any interviews, most of the time their resume is to blame.

It’s easy for job seekers to make mistakes on their resumes that make it harder for them to land an interview. If your resume isn’t optimized for ATS and can’t catch the attention of a recruiter in a few seconds, then you’ve got some work to do.

Here are three reasons why your resume isn’t working and how you can fix them!

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job search hacks

How to write a disruptive cover letter. The days of the traditional cover letter are OVER! If you are still writing a “to whom it may concern” style cover letter, it’s time to change it up. Recruiters and hiring managers don’t want to read these boring letters, it’s a waste of their time! Instead we like to catch the attention of an employer with a connection story. Here’s what you need to know:

Happy Friday! There’s no better way to start your weekend than with some humor and a good laugh. We hope this does the trick!

Today’s Weekend Reading Recommendation is Rising Strong by Brene Brown. Leading a brave life is not always easy, you’re bound to fall down at some point. Brown will teach you how to rise from your falls, so you can get back to being brave.

interview prep

It’s normal to feel nervous before a job interview.

We all get nervous from time to time, and a job interview can be one of those times. You have to present yourself to a bunch of strangers and hope that they like you. The pressure is on and that can be nerve-wracking.

For many of us, those nerves tends to wash away once the interview gets going. We get comfortable because we know we are prepared and qualified, and we really want the job.

But what happens if you can’t calm your nerves?

This usually means you lack confidence in yourself and don’t believe that you can get the job. Hiring managers and recruiters can pick up on your lack of confidence during an interview, and it can hurt your chances at a job offer.

Here are three tips to help you stay confident during an interview, so you can land your next job!

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