Former recruitment agency experts answer
employment questions, candidly suggesting how to
negotiate your salary, find a really good job,
handle phone interviews, and more.
Sage advice like this is
|Writing resume letter -
No Viruses! Make sure your virus protection
software is updated. An employer will not respond
positively if you send them a virus.
Send your references later. They will ask for
your references later if and when you get past
the interview stage.
DON'T SHOUT. Do not use ALL CAPS since no one
likes being shouted at.
Send a Cover Letter. Employers do read them
but keep them short and specific to the employer
and their posting.
One application is enough. Don't keep
sending your resume. (But resending it is ok
after 90 days or if there has been a major change
on the resume).
Follow Instructions. When writing a resume,
respond in the manner in which the employer
requests in their ad or else the employer may
think, "If they can't follow instructions
now, then when will they?"
Use Word or PDF format when emailing your resume.
You have no chance if the employer can't open