3 Reasons Why I believe in personalized job search not generic!

Generic may be fine for my prescriptions and some would disagree with that. For your job search, you need personalized job search!

Let’s talk about personalized job search

I talked about not using volume in your job search, here. If you push out heavy volume of resumes and cover letters, you will probably be unsuccessful. Personalized job search is not the same as volume job search.

When your cover letter is not personalized, your success rate diminishes dramatically.

  • Address the cover letter to a person. Mark Babbitt of YouTern explains why To Whom it may concern and six other trite phrases don’t belong in your cover letter.
  • Research the position to determine what they look for and how the value you bring to them matches their needs.
  • Explain how your background and qualifications will help the employer solve his problem.

Your resume must reflect your brand and be personalized!

I listened to a class by Wendy Enelow and Louise Kursmark yesterday called Top Tips & Techniques for Writing Best-in-Class Resumes.

This e-Summit course is from the Resume Writing Academy. I study cutting-edge advice to ensure what I tell you is correct. Wendy and Louise confirmed my thoughts once again:

“Branding is all about value and what bring value to employers, customers, and more. Hone in on what makes each client unique. Not only are employers flooded with resumes. Distinguish them as a unique brand.” 

You can trust I bring you the best advice from the career industry and my years of expertise working with job seekers.

This might be your first job search. However, you are not alone if you partner with an expert who understands what works and even more, what doesn’t.

You don’t have time to waste in your job search. Take the time to personalize your job search and your success rate will increase! Want to know how? Learn more.

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  1. Anersi Koka on May 22, 2013 at 5:22 pm

    A little off topic, I know, but it says there are 256 ways to customize a burger. That is not true, theres more like 512. Know how I got that? Easy, you just need to know to use a Permutation or a Combination. I used a combination becuase the order doesnt matter in this case (for example: lettuce, bacon, and tomato is the same as tomato, bacon, and lettuce). The formulas should look like this:
    +9!/1!8!=510. Then you add no toppings and all toppings to get a total of 512. I’m a 15 year old freshman in Algebra 2, and luckily I was paying attention in math class.

    • Julie Walraven on May 22, 2013 at 5:57 pm

      Very good! I forgot about this post – and good job using math! You will be very successful if you keep finding ways to make learning fun!

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