Job Applications

15 Words and Phrases to Never Include in a Cover Letter

While many job applications have the word “optional” next to the field that asks for a cover letter, it shouldn’t be overlooked. After all,...

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Amy Elisa Jackson

Nov 12, 2018

The Top Reasons You're Not Hearing Back After Sending Dozens of Job Applications

Unfortunately, rejection is an unavoidable aspect of the job search. With so many different companies looking for different qualities, you cannot be everything to...

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Emily Moore

May 24, 2018

How Power Words Can Help You Land Your Dream Job

There’s no silver bullet to get you the job you want, but power words might be the closest thing. What are power words, you...

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Glassdoor Team

May 7, 2018

Here’s How to Write a Perfect Letter of Interest

Your perfect job with the perfect company may not be advertised. So, how do you find gigs from within the hidden job market? You...

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Glassdoor Team

Mar 2, 2018

5 Ways to Compensate for Not Having Enough Experience

So you finally found it — your dream job. There’s just one little problem: the job description rattles off a list of qualifications and...

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Glassdoor Team

Feb 28, 2018

What's The Deal With Invasive Job Applications?

Job searching invites a range of emotions: it can be worrisome to disengage from an ill-fitting position, to nab your first professional role or...

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Eileen Hoenigman Meyer

Oct 2, 2017