How To Write A Great Cover Letter Introduction

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Starting a cover letter can be the most challenging part of the whole writing process. The pressure is on to appear competent, daring, intelligent and creative – in other words, the ideal candidate.

In today’s sluggish job market, employers can pick and choose their candidates. And it’s no secret that the majority of cover letters get a scant glance-over before being judged worthy or unworthy of a serious look.

How do you ensure that your cover letter gets an honest read-through? The introduction is a key. Grabbing their attention with your opening sentence might make the difference between a call for an interview and waiting by the phone for a call that never comes.

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6 Tips to Push for that Job Promotion You Deserve

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We humans are a greedy lot – never satisfied with what we have. Most of us have our hearts set on bigger goals and better things in life. But do we do enough to ensure that we have a good shot at achieving these things? Not really. We sit and we crib. And we’re really good at it.

Well, that just isn’t enough to get anywhere close to where you want to see yourself, at least as far as your professional life is concerned.

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The Employee Skills That Companies Are Crying Out For

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Put yourself in the shoes of big and small companies across the country. If you were them, what skills would you say sets one employee apart from another? There are some skills that are becoming a rarer and rarer commodity because they are in demand by so many companies that they are draining the talent pool. Here are some of those skills that companies are crying out for in their new employees.

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