I've applied to two jobs this week (the only two) for very different companies, and in both cases, when I applied on the company website, all that was requested of me was my contact information and a copy of my resume--no cover letter. [more inside]
Entered school in 2006 and had to leave school a bit before finishing my degree (was supposed to graduate in 2010). I'm finally done with my coursework and can start looking for better jobs, but how should I address this gap on my resume--particularly in regards to formatting? [more inside]
I recently moved to a new city and am job hunting. I think I'm coming up against something in my resume and in interviews that could be handled better, but I'm not sure how. [more inside]
How can I get a new job in IT with limited experience, no relevant education, and an unusual employment history? [more inside]
Résumé design advice needed! Details within. [more inside]
Help my mom (a social worker with 25+ years of varied experience) clarify and refocus her her resume
? [more inside]
An aquaintance of mine needs to find a job - any job at all that he can do. Aside from the poor economy, obstacles include lack of experience, and anxiety disorder. Details inside. [more inside]
I submitted my resume for a director/VP-level position with a Fortune 100 company 2 weeks ago. At a conference last week, a colleague in my industry told people that he had turned down the position. Is there anything I can or should do to indicate my continued interest? [more inside]
CoverLetterFilter: Does including your handwritten signature in electronic versions of your cover letter show off your attention to detail and willingness to go the extra mile? Or does it come off as cheesy/tacky/pointless as nobody will notice anyway, etc.? [more inside]
You: Would you be willing to write me a letter of recommendation/professional reference letter?
Boss: Sure! Hell, you write it, I'll sign it.
You: [Profit] [more inside]
I'm a senior web content producer (the chap who figures out what content should be on a website, and sometimes writes it) in London, but I'd love to be in New York (or any other major urban area in the United States).
Can you recommend any recruiters who specialise in this field and who might be able to help me? Bonus points for New York ones, as I'll be there in mid June. [more inside]
Career / resume / job hunting advice for moving to a big city and looking for an engineering / government job.
Looking for advice to help me squeeze every bit of juice out of my first job which I consider to be a very rare job for someone of my background, age, and experience. [more inside]
Writing a (non-academic) resume for a perpetual student? [more inside]
I'm applying for a Masters in Theory, Culture, and Politics. Will I ever work again? [more inside]
I'm a computer programmer looking for a new job. What are some tips for writing the best resume and cover letter possible? [more inside]