School & Work
Posted on Thursday June 3, 2010 by Staff Writers
March 1st, 2010 Whether you’re out of a job, a college student just starting out in the real world, or an old pro looking to make the switch to a new field, finding a great job opening in an economy where unemployment is skyrocketing is a tough task indeed. While finding a job may not always be easy, you can help pave the way to success by using some of the great tools and forums the web offers for those on the hunt for employment.
While burying yourself in the stacks at the library is one way to get some serious research done, with today’s technology you can do quite a bit of useful searching before you ever set foot inside a library.
Going to university is expensive, and textbooks can make the bill go even higher. However, you don't have to break the bank to finance a good education; there are plenty of places on the Web where you can find and download free online books for nearly any class available. Here are ten sources on the Web you can use to find free content for many college classes, all freely available to either download and print offline or view online in your browser.
If you are one of those executive types unhappy at your present post and embarking on a New Year's resolution to find a new one, here's a helping hand.
Now that you know how to write that ever-so-perfect resume , it’s time to WOW potential employers with a cover letter that leaves them in awe of your skills, and gives you what you’re looking for — an interview, and hopefully a job! Step 1: FIGURE OUT THE EMPLOYEE’S NAME and contact information. When composing a cover letter, knowing the name of the employee to send your letter to, her position in the company, and the address of the company is crucial. An easy reason for someone to toss your application in the trash is spelling his or her name wrong.
I've written other posts about writing challenges connected to the job search: how writing anxiety can affect the job search and how writing samples add another layer of challenge to the job seeker. But of all the writing-related activities of the job search, the one task most universally hated is the cover letter. It seems to cause anxiety for many otherwise well-qualified job seekers.
Sooner or later, your career may turn on a single piece of paper: the infamous cover letter. How can yours avoid being filed under Recycling without a second glance? Approached purely as a piece of persuasive writing, drafting the perfect cover letter can drive good people mad with stress and self-doubt. We prefer to treat the cover letter as an engineering problem, with three functional goals and two design constraints. Let’s deconstruct the notoriously stressful cover letter into a clean, reusable schematic.
At any given time, approximately 1,600 GSIs are teaching on the campus. They lead discussion sections and labs in large-enrollment courses; they guide student work in studios and stand-alone foreign language and Reading and Compositions courses.
I was recently asked for interview advice. 1.
Make your resume stand out by using a beautiful design that most people have never seen before.
Sample Cover Letters and Job Search Correspondence For the Graduate School of Education Navigate this page: Cover Letter Writing