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How To Write A Cover Letter

How To Write A Cover Letter

The cover letter is often the first element of your job application that your prospective employer will read, often ahead of your resume. For that reason, it’s vital that you get it right—and that means knowing how to write a cover letter that will grab the recruiter’s attention for all the right reasons.

A poorly crafted letter that fails to clearly articulate why you are the ideal candidate for the role, or one containing bad grammar and spelling mistakes, will result in your application going to the reject pile. But a good cover letter can work wonders in convincing an employer of your credentials and your professionalism, as well as providing insights into your personality and character.

 
 
 

9 Warning Signs Your Company Is Unprepared For Large Project Growth

9 Warning Signs Your Company Is Unprepared For Large Project Growth

Your mid-market company is growing fast. HR has scrambled to put in the proper training and benefits programs. Now you’re expanding into a new market or launching that new product. You’ll need 50+ hires quickly. Is it realistic to assume your HR team can pivot into a lean-and-mean recruitment machine? Here are some hints that they may not be prepared:

(1) HR doesn’t have the bandwidth to set aside their current responsibilities and focus on recruitment

(2) Workforce and demand planning are not specific functions of the firm

 
 
 

5 Common Job Interview Questions

5 Common Job Interview Questions

While every interview you attend will take its own unique direction, you can often predict the type of questions you’ll be asked. For that reason, it’s a great idea to prepare yourself beforehand by thinking about how you would answer some of the most commonly asked job interview questions.

Thorough preparation is key to your success—so we’ve put together some sample job interview questions to help you formulate the best types of responses (though obviously, you’ll tailor your answers based on your own particular skills and experiences).

 
 
 

Social Media Monitoring in HR and Recruiting

Social Media Monitoring in HR and Recruiting

Cutting Edge or Over the Edge?

Savvy candidates treat job search like any other major purchase by using social media to learn as much as they can about a company before clicking “apply.” Just as we all leave breadcrumbs and pick up cookies that allow retail advertisers to create detail-rich profiles on our buying preferences, today we can use job search behaviors to make HR and Recruiting decisions. But should we?

 
 
 

How Do Generational Job Seeking Behaviors Differ?

How Do Generational Job Seeking Behaviors Differ?

Hudson’s inaugural edition of its Job Seeker Pulse report for Q4 2014 (published March 26, 2015) represents a longitudinal study of Fortune 500 employees’ job seeking behavior patterns by generation and by seniority level. The report is the only study of its kind that tracks actual behavior (as powered by Joberate Technology) versus sentiment survey data.

Below are some key discoveries of the behaviors of the different generations from this first edition. Over time, we will better understand the true drivers underpinning the behavior; however in the meantime, the Hudson team has certain assumptions that may explain the results.

 
 
 
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