Monthly Archives: March 2013
So you’ve sent in your job application, printed off your resume, and now the employer would like for you to come in for an interview. Uh oh, how prepared are you? Don’t worry, I’ll walk you through it.
As I’ve mentioned before, dress for the job you want, not the job you’re getting. You never get a second chance to make a first impression and you want to start this off right.
You’ll want to stick to conservative and neutral colors like browns and blacks. If you want to throw a little color in there, think about green, which is the color of money and can send a subconscious message that you’ll be able to bring real dollar value to the company. Stay away from bright primary colors like red and yellow because you want your interviewer focused on your words, not your outfit.-mashable.com
Cover letters and resumes often go hand in hand when applying for a job so this post is dedicated to how they should be done.
- Cover letters should be concise (less than a full-page) and tailored to the particular company you are applying for. If the same cover letter can be used for various companies, it’s not specific enough.
- The cover letter should not summarize your resume-that’s what your resume is for. Instead, the cover letter should only briefly touch on highlights of the resume and leave the details to the resume itself.