Do You Really Need to Write Cover Letters?

Let’s discuss why job candidates write cover letters, which is oddly enough, a hotly contested issue within the hiring process, although for the life of me, I don’t see why. The vast majority of people in recruiting don’t read cover letters. I periodically survey recruiters and HR professionals in my network to get their feedback,

The Generic Resume: Don’t Waste Your Money

“I’d like you to write me a kind of generic resume so I can apply for a variety of jobs.” I hear this request at least once a week, which means the job seeker is stuck listening to me rant for 15 minutes about why a generic resume is a complete and total waste of