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Effective Cover Letters

A cover letter quickly summarizes 1) why you are applying to an organization or for a particular position, and 2) what skills and knowledge you bring that make you a strong candidate for that position. It’s an opportunity to create a narrative that emphasizes & demonstrates the skills you’ve used or are developing.

Cover letters are often viewed as a demonstration of your writing abilities, so make certain that it is free of spelling mistakes, grammar issues, and typos.

CS Radio – Episode 187: “What Is A Cover Letter?”

To Whom It May Concern,

It’s Episode 187 – and we’re talking all about Cover Letters! Cover Letters are opportunities to showcase YOU to employers – join us as we discuss everything you need to know about Cover Letters, including:

By Michael DeAngelis
Michael DeAngelis Senior Associate Director, Communications & Technology
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Cover Letter Tips for Recent Graduates

Searching for your first job after graduation can seem daunting, but with the right tools, like a polished cover letter, you can stand out from other candidates. Here are five tips to craft an impressive cover letter as a recent …

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How Grad Students/Postdocs can Optimize their Career Preparation

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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Can AI Write Your Next Résumé and Cover Letter?

Check out this post from the Carpe Careers blog published on the Inside Higher Ed website – written by PhD/postdoc career advisors for PhD students and postdocs:

By Joseph Barber
Joseph Barber Director, Graduate Career Initiatives
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9 Steps To Recession-Proof Your Career In 2023

We’ve all seen the headlines: record inflation, rising interest rates, tumbling stocks, and looming recession. With talk of hiring freezes and layoffs, employees are anxious about what could happen to their careers in this troubled economy.  

The concerns are justified. …

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