The Everything Cover Letter Book: Winning Cover Lettters for Everybody from Student to Executive

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Contents
Top Ten Cover Letter Do’s and Don’tsx
Introductionxi
1Let the Job Search Begin1
It’s About Communication2
Simple Steps for Success3
Proactive and Reactive Strategies9
Three Ps in Perspective10
Do It RIGHT11
2The Letter-Writing Process15
Putting Your Best Foot Forward16
Cover-Letter Formats16
Content Is Crucial20
Myths and Realities22
Common Mistakes23
New Issues for the E-Generation25
Crucial Challenges to Overcome27
Follow Up on Your Letter29
3Resume Review33
Seven Steps to Resume Success34
The Everything Resume35
Helpful Tips to Get Started37
Keep Your Audience in Mind43
Key Word Focus and Function44
Resumes the E-way45
4Off to the Interview47
Your Prep- and Cheat-Sheets48
Highlighting Your Qualifications48
Research and Preparation49
Typical Interviewer Styles51
Common Questions54
Pre-Interview Prep Exercise56
Four Valuable Phrases59
After the Interview61
5Before-and-After Versions63
Advertising Account Executive (Before)64
Advertising Account Executive (After)65
Paralegal (Before)66
Paralegal (After)67
Teacher (Before)68
Teacher (After)69
Engineer (Before)70
Engineer (After)71
Marketing Intern (Before)72
Marketing Intern (After)73
Administrative Assistant (Before)74
Administrative Assistant (After)75

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