Is the Cover Letter Dead?
Cover letters were originally written as a formal introduction and a sign of courtesy. Hopeful job seekers would write them to express their intentions of applying for a desired position, outline some key reasons why they would be fit for the job, and close by saying that they were excited to hear back. The email era came in, and job hunting procedures were not so cut and dried anymore. In 2010, most companies would decline printed resumes and ask applicants to email a person in HR. A few yea
The Most Obvious Reason To Quit Your Job
This is one of those questions that you won’t see asked in local game shows. The question of the hour is (insert drum roll here) - When is the best time to quit your job? Delightful Communications founder Mel Carson offers some career food for thought on the subject [https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/best-advice-when-quit-your-job-mel-carson] given at a work function (Yay! Sage advice given during drinks! A novel concept!). This is how it went:> When asked to say a few words, all he said was, 'My a
3 Unexpected Ways College Prepared You For The Real World
Everyone talks about how coming in to the ‘Real World’ is hard and there is really no way prepare for it. The School of Life does not have “Cost Estimation for Agencies 101” or “Introduction to Client Management”. Once graduation comes around, you are basically on your own. For some, college was all just about having fun.Source: Simpsons Wikia [http://simpsons.wikia.com/wiki/File:Best-simpsons-gifs-college.gif]We all like to say that what you major in will not necessarily dictate the course of y
What It's Like To Work at Smarter Good
Smarter Good helps global social enterprises and nonprofit organizations focus on creating impact by providing strategic fundraising, finance, and organizational support services. Leaders of these organizations are dynamic individuals who come up with solutions for global problems, like poverty, corruption, and inequality, but most of the time they find themselves spending hours on fundraising strategy – figuring out how to pay the bills or where to get their staff members’ salary. This leave