You would be surprised at the percentage of smart, qualified job seekers that get sabotaged by common cover letter mistakes. After all, the stakes are high, and not everyone is a great writer. Monster tells you some common pitfalls you have to avoid to make sure you increase your chances of landing that job interview.
When deciding what career you want to pursue, it is imperative that you know yourself, and what kind of job suits your personality. There are career assessment tests, says Monster, that will help you decide whether you are a "mediator," "defender" or an ISTJ.
Of all the artsy types out there, very few actually take up art as a serious career and pursue art-related degrees like Fine Arts. Once they graduate, however, they might find themselves in a bit of a quandary as to what they do should do for work.
Your resume is your sales letter and the product is you. The one who will read your resume is your customer. You need to convince him that you are the best product to buy amidst all of those brochures (resumes) he has on his table.
When it's time to choose a college, it can be an overwhelming task for some as it decides the future. Which is why there are 10 questions you should ask when you go college hunting or go on campus visits.