Writers Make Choices
No Invitation to an Interview
|1.||As bizarre as it may sound, many organizations advertise openings already filled. Advertising such [pre-wired] jobs seems silly, but policies, contracts, or regulations often require it.|
*However, if you've hired people yourself, you'll know the following to be true: As an
employer, if you receive 200 résumés for an open position, maybe 10 are error-free (if
you're lucky). The rest are discarded. Of the 10 without errors, only around five will be
clear, focused, and properly targeted. These five or so folks get called for interviews.
Creating an error-free, clear, focused, and targeted résumé and cover letter is within your
control—and this guide will show you how to do it.