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201 Killer Cover Letters Third Edition

© 2014
by Sandra Podesta, Andrea Paxton

3rd Edition Active, In-Print 304 Pages Paperback / softback
9780071831574 0071831576
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THE BESTSELLING GUIDE TO WRITING COVER LETTERS THAT MAKE YOU STAND OUT FROM THE COMPETITION

With hundreds of ready-to-download letters--updated with strategies for networking online, social media, and responding to Internet job postings.

"Wow, wow, and wow! Letters like these are what I want to see; they help me get to know the person immediately and create a very positive impression." -- Melissa Burke, co-owner, Blue Plate Minds Creative Staffing Agency

"I recommend this book to all the job seekers I work with; it saves them time and expedites the search." -- Julie Hipp, Principal, Impact Partners Executive Search Firm

"This book guides job seekers at every level in using social media and technology to compete with more tech-savvy candidates." -- Mary Gable, career and outplacement counselor

"Podesta and Paxton's strategies are brilliant! The letters will impress hiring managers, and the advice on using the Internet is spot on!" -- Dave McGurgan, social media manager

"These letters go right to the core of what is needed to get one step ahead of the rest." -- Jay Jamison, International Managed Service Leader, British Telecom

"Letters like these bring both resume and applicant to life, so I can make the right decisions about whom to interview and ultimately hire." -- Loretta Kuhland, former Deputy Executive Director, Center for Disability Services, New York Capital Region

Introduction

Acknowledgments

How to Use This Book and the Accompanying Downloadable Content



1. Jobhunting in Today's New World

2. The Top 10 Rules for Writing Killer Cover Letters

3. How to Identify and Sell Your Strengths

4. The Networking Letter

5. The Ad Response and Resume Cover Letter

6. The Follow-Up Letter

7. The Thank You Letter

8. The Make Something Happen Letter

9. Additional Jobhunting Letters

10. Killer Resources



Index of Letters That Address Specific Issues

Index of Letters by Industry and Job Title

Alphabetical Listing of Letters

About the Authors


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