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COM 240 Recitation
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Cover Letters The cover letter is the “glue” between the job description and your resume. Connects your interests, abilities and experience to the job opportunity. Explicitly states why you want the job and why you are qualified.
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Content Who I am, what I seek, how I got your name Why I’m interested What qualifications I bring What action I’ll take next
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A targeted document sent to a decision-making individual highlighting your essential qualifications for a specific type of position with the intent of getting you an interview What is a Resume?
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Think Like the Employer Position requirements are organized in three categories Content Knowledge Skills Qualities Your resume should address their expectations in all three dimensions
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What to Include Context description of employer (products, services); scope of project Your Role responsibilities (not tasks); relationship to others
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