Cover Letters

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Are You Putting Your Best Foot Forward or in Your Mouth?

Cover Letters

If an employer you applied to never gets back to you, it’s easy to get down on yourself. We’ve all been there. Learn from my failures to put your best foot forward when applying for jobs. 

By: Haley Pihowich 2723 reads | 0 comments
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Part 1: The Proverbial Foot in the Door

Graduate Students

Feeling stuck on the outside of the job market looking in? Need experience for a job but a job for experience? Read how one Master of Resource Management candidate made his way out of “the trap”.

By: Stephen Chastain 3761 reads | 0 comments
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The Cover Letter Blind Date

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We’ve all been there, wanting to impress our cute blind date -- feeling great in the moments when the conversation flows – and not so much in the moments when it stalls out.

By: Angela Kim 23302 reads | 0 comments
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How to Write an Awesome Cover Letter

Applications

Applying for jobs can seem tedious and through my experiences, I have compiled six tips that can help you improve your results and get noticed!

By: Clair Lam 23454 reads | 0 comments
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Twitter Tuesdays #OLCchat: Resume and Cover Letter Advice

Work Search

Couldn't make it to Twitter Tuesday on July 16th? In part two of the #OLCchat series, we talked about resume and cover letter advice. Catch up on what you missed with Storify.

By: admin 34243 reads | 0 comments
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Cover Letters: Secrets to Capturing Your Employer’s Attention

Top Tip Lists

Cover letters. The bane of everyone’s work search. A great cover letter doesn’t just happen by itself; rather, it is the result of you taking the time to do your research, and writing effective and meaningful information in a few well-worded sentences.

By: Mike Wong 25139 reads | 0 comments
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Resumes, Cover letters, Interviews and Volunteering: Remaining Professional for Unpaid Experiences

Opportunities

Kerri shows you where to find SFU's resources for building your resume, coverletter, and interview skills. Read on to find out how to use this to get volunteer positions.

By: Kerri Jesson 29922 reads | 0 comments
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How To Write Your Way Into Grad School

Career Services

Do you dream of getting a masters or professional degree before joining the workforce? Unsure on where to start on that personal statement for your grad school applications? Here’s your one-stop guide to “writing your way into grad school.”

By: Harsimran Kaur 55389 reads | 0 comments
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How To Create A Winning Job Proposal

Professional Development

So you want to work for a certain employer, but they don’t have any job openings. What do you do? One option is to create a “job proposal” for the new position you’re aspiring to. Here’s how to do it.

By: Sophia Tsai 33228 reads | 0 comments
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Writing an Effective Cover Letter

Co-operative Education

A cover letter is your chance to show enthusiasm for a particular job position and a complementary marketing document to your resume. Like the resume, a cover letter should stand out, be easily readable, relevant and avoid any spelling mistakes!

By: Melissa Chungfat 35900 reads | 0 comments
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