The #1 Thing to Say in Your Cover Letter

Posted by PLS Logistics Oct 14, 2015 10:30:00 AM

A cover letter is the introduction to your resume. It portrays who you are as a candidate and provides the recruiter with information about your most valuable skills, your writing style, and your personality. Therefore, your cover letter needs to speak to your personal brand and your experience. Most importantly, and much too often, your cover letter will fail to say the one thing that could ultimately land you an interview.

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How to Prepare for a Phone Interview

Posted by PLS Logistics Jul 15, 2015 10:30:00 AM

Today, many companies do an initial screening of qualified applicants through a phone interview before scheduling time to meet with them in person. However, most applicants do not take phone interviews as seriously as they would take an in-person interview. This could be a coslty mistake because phone interviews are decisive in whether or not you're even offered an in-person interview.

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Can You Answer These 4 Questions Before Your Interview?

Posted by PLS Logistics Jul 8, 2015 10:30:00 AM

Congratulations, you’re going on an interview! Before you go on the interview, research the company by checking out their website and social media pages. Once you read up on the company’s background and feel prepared for the interview, you should be able to answer these 4 simple questions:

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Lessons to Learn from Rejection

Posted by PLS Logistics Jun 10, 2015 1:00:00 PM

We can all agree that finding a job and going on interviews is stressful and overwhelming. Then, after the interview, you receive a phone call that says, “It was a great pleasure to meet you” and “you were extremely qualified, however we decided to pursue another candidate” – it’s hard to feel anything less than discouraged. But, stop seeing rejection as a bad thing; yes, being offered the position may have been the ideal opportunity, but throughout the process you were able to gain valuable insights that will remain with you throughout the rest of your job hunt and career.

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6 Reasons You Didn’t Get a Call Back

Posted by PLS Logistics Apr 8, 2015 11:00:00 AM

  1. There were errors on your cover letter/resume or the documents weren’t tailored for the job that you applied for.
  2. Another candidate met the desired qualifications and requirements more closely than you.
  3. You weren’t prepared for the interview. Do you know your short-term and long-term career goals? Why did you apply to this job?
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Creating a Personal Brand

Posted by PLS Logistics Apr 1, 2015 10:00:00 AM

As you are aware, organizations around the globe build their brand to be associated with good characteristics. Most brands strive to represent quality, ethics, experience, expertise, etc.. Why? Because brands make products more desirable and memorable. A brand is defined by anything that separates it from others.

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The Job Search Mistakes You’re Making

Posted by PLS Logistics Mar 25, 2015 10:30:00 AM

Without realizing it, you could be making errors during the application, interview or post-interview process that is hurting your chance of being hired. Here is a list of tips of behaviors you want to avoid:

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3 Interview Questions that are Trickier than You Think

Posted by PLS Logistics Mar 11, 2015 11:00:00 AM

While preparing for your next interview, there are questions you can expect to answer, like, tell me about yourself; where you see yourself in five years; plus questions you might have for the interviewer, among others. 

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3 Tips to Make Your Cover Letter Stand Out

Posted by PLS Logistics Mar 4, 2015 10:30:00 AM

We all know that hiring managers will only view your resume for a few seconds.  They will view your cover letter even more briefly if it is boring.  Your cover letter is a great opportunity to show off creativity, originality and personality.  Here are some tips to make sure a hiring manager reads yours:

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Interview Habits to Avoid

Posted by PLS Logistics Feb 18, 2015 12:00:00 PM


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