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Month: July 2016

The importance of targeting your job search

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

Got a one-size-fits-all cover letter? Evidence shows that sending out fewer, more tailored applications gets far better results. In fact, recruiters and employers can tell if you’re playing the numbers game instead of focusing your job search, and are likely to scan-read and bin any applications they think haven’t been tailored to the specific job [Read more…]

Tips for internship success

Thursday, July 7th, 2016

There’s no denying that today’s job market is competitive. The average ratio of job applications to getting invited to an interview is twenty-to-one, according to graduate-jobs.com. The research also found that “graduate job seekers fail to hear anything at all in response to three out of five of their applications.” Clearly, whether you have a [Read more…]