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Cover letters are becoming obsolete. We are in the age of Twitter, blogs and text messages. No hiring manager or recruiter has time or attention to droll through dense text populating more than a page. Our communication mediums are all about short and sweet, and cover letters are no exception – one page with lots of white space and short sentences. There are 3 reasons to keep your cover letter short and sweet:

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Bloomberg Associates is seeking to add a mid-career consultant to its team. Their definition of sustainability goes beyond environmental concerns to include the long-term economic, social, and environmental health of the city. They work with mayors to develop, elevate, and implement comprehensive sustainability programs and strategies.

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I’ve been talking to my clients a lot lately about how looking for your dream job is a lot like dating; after all, love and a satisfying career are two of the most sought after and yet elusive concepts there are. To be successful in either requires self-reflection, empathy, and confidence. You have to know yourself and your audience in order to find the right fit.

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In Part 2 of her CV writing series on TriplePundit.com, Shannon unpacks a common mistake made by jobseekers in this process: ignoring the market. Then, she explains how to map your skills to a job description step-by-step in order to translate your past experience and be relevant in a new role.

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No matter what your university career advisor told you, your resume or CV is most definitely not about you. It’s a marketing tool. Therefore, it should be all about the market: appealing to the hiring manager, meeting the company’s needs, using the organization’s language, communicating what your audience wants to hear. A CV that goes into every tiny detail of your entire career history is absolutely not what a hiring manager wants to read. You have to do the screening work for them. Don’t assume they want to wade through and make sense of your long irrelevant personal work story.

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This month on Triple Pundit, Shannon debunks one of the most common CV/resume writing tips: that it’s all about you. To get past this, she explains how to craft your CV as a marketing tool that will answer the hiring manger’s four key questions before they even ask.

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