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April 3, 2020

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The Cover Letter: Tips to Make You Stand Out (In a Good Way)

With a few mouse clicks, it’s easy to send dozens of job applications at a time. Of course this means recruiters and hiring managers will receive dozens, if not hundreds, of responses to every listed position. First impressions matter more than ever, and your written application is your chance to make a good one.

As the director of a tutoring company (TheWritingFaculty.com), Anindita Basu Sempere has read thousands of cover letters and resumes. The applications that stand out demonstrate the candidate’s attention to detail, professionalism and research.

The following tips will help you do the same:

Follow instructions to the letter. If a resume and cover letter are requested, send exactly that, no more and no less. Hiring managers are looking for potential employees, and demonstrating your ability to follow basic instructions helps.
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Nationwide Online Career Fair: Feb 28

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Thursday, February 28 is Women For Hire’s first FREE Nationwide Online Career Fair in 2013. Log on from 1-4pm EST or 10am-1pm PST to put your resume directly in front of recruiters from a wide range of top corporations, non-profits and government agencies hiring across the United States.

It’s the latest, cutting-edge offering from Women For Hire – the leader in career expos for women. Since 1999, we have been the first and only company devoted to a comprehensive array of recruitment services for talented, career-driven professional women.

Now, no matter where you live, you can benefit from our services.
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March 28 Nationwide Online Career Fair


Thursday, March 28 is Women For Hire’s second FREE Nationwide Online Career Fair in 2013. Log on from 1-4pm EST or 10am-1pm PST to put your resume directly in front of recruiters from a wide range of top corporations, non-profits and government agencies hiring across the United States.

It’s the latest, cutting-edge offering from Women For Hire – the leader in career expos for women. Since 1999, we have been the first and only company devoted to a comprehensive array of recruitment services for talented, career-driven professional women.

Now, no matter where you live, you can benefit from our services.

Registration is OPEN! Click here to register now.

Click here to join our mailing list for tips to maximize your success at the event.

Are you an employer? Click here to learn more.

How It Works

Our online career fair is similar to attending one of our in-person career expos – only instead of chatting with recruiters face-to-face you’ll do it via instant message from the comfort of your home or office, right at your computer.

It’s simple:

1) Register.
2) Once the event begins, select which organizations interest you. Our system will let you know as soon as that recruiter can talk to you.
3) Chat instantly in a private booth one-on-one about your background, experience and opportunities at their company or organization in a timed, text based chat.

Free Career Advice and Top Career Resources

Join other successful women for this exciting online experience that connects you directly with top employers seeking great talent in your region.

In addition to meeting employers, you’ll also have access to top-notch career advice and resources, including one-on-one chats with career and job search coaches for tips and advice to empower your job search and career development.

Learn what it takes to launch your career, find a better position or reinvent yourself. You’ll log off feeling more empowered, optimistic and enthusiastic about your future.

Featured Employers:

Please check back as we get closer to the event for a list of featured employers.

Participating Employers:

Please check back as we get closer to the event for a list of participating employers.

Jobs in Technology: Don’t Fall Under the Radar

Are you a tech pro? Freddie Mac wants to meet you. Chat directly with Freddie Mac recruiters at their online open house on November 15. Register now here — nothing to lose, and only an exciting career move to gain.

Tech jobs are there for the taking. About 85,000 of them in and around the United States, according to Dice.com. USA Today says the fastest-growing areas are jobs using iPhone-related skills, cloud computing, mobile applications and Android know-how.
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Trick of the Trade: Know Your Data

Before you go swimming, it’s important to know what you’re jumping into. So while you’re tackling your job search, it’s good to look at the data first. Know who you’re up against. Take some time before that big interview to study the stats, learn the ropes of your industry, and understand its past, present and how you can improve its future.

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TSA Online Open House – May 15

Event Registration is Closed. Click here to join the waiting list.

More about the TSA:

We are your neighbors, friends and relatives. We are 60,000 security officers, inspectors, directors, air marshals and managers who protect the nation’s transportation systems so you and your family can travel safely. We look for bombs at checkpoints in airports, we inspect rail cars, we patrol subways with our law enforcement partners, and we work to make all modes of transportation safe.
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