Action – through your Cover Letter

Your cover letter plays a critical part in your interview process.

With less than two minutes, you need to be able to create action with your Cover Letter. It is a telltale sign of your writing sample.

These items need to be in your cover letter for action:

– State Clearly the interested position
– Bullet format your sizzle or ‘value add’ to the position, department, and organization
– Reference your resume along with potential next steps
– Be Succinct & Brief

Business Cards

Even in this ‘social media’ era, business/contact cards are essential especially if you’re exploring new opportunities.

It’s the fastest way to get your contact information into a person’s hand. The critical information on the card:

· Name

· Cell #

· Email address

· LinkedIn profile