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Break these 5 job search rules to get hired WASHINGTON, D.C. -- First, break the rule that tells you to send a stiff, formal resume that makes you sound like every other banana in the bunch. Forget that! You have your own voice and personality. You won't come across as a live human being on the page unless you put a human voice in your resume. Second, break the rule that prohibits the use of the word "I" in your resume. That's an old outdated rule. Your resume is a branding document. Of course you're going to use the word "I" in it!

Third, break the rule that tells you not to contact the hiring manager directly. Write to the hiring manager and send them two documents, your cover letter and resume. Fourth, break the rule that tells you to respond to a job ad by writing about the match between your qualifications and the bullet points on the job ad. Read between the lines in the job ad, and talk to the hiring manager about their Business Pain, instead.

Fifth, break the rule that says "Don't apply for a job unless you have all or most of the qualifications listed in the job ad." If employers only hired people who had all the fanciful-bordering-on-delusional requirements they list in job ads, they'd never hire anyone at all! If you can see yourself performing the job you're interested in, go ahead and apply for it!

Jones College Letter To Graduates

Dear Graduate:

Jones College is committed to providing a quality education to its students. The core curriculum for our varied programs of study must be constantly reviewed for up-to-date content if we are to help our future graduates meet the professional challenges they face.

We are asking you, as a Jones College perspective graduate, to participate in this vital review process by completing the enclosed combined Career Development Exit Interview/Graduate Satisfaction Survey. Please be assured that the information provided will be used for the sole purpose mentioned above. No information provided by you will be given or sold to anyone outside of Jones College.

Jones College is nationally accredited through the Accreditation Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). This accrediting institution receives its accreditation granting authority from the U.S. Department of Education. The Combined exit interview/graduate satisfaction survey we are asking you to complete is part of our College's requirement to maintain its accreditation through ACICS. Completion of the survey is a requirement in obtaining your degree from Jones College.

We appreciate your cooperation with this survey and would also like you to know that career development service is here to serve our graduates and our community's employers at no cost.

Sincerely,
Career Development Department

Complete the required exit interview/graduate satisfaction survey.

 

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