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Cover Letter vs. Resume: Main Differences

What's the Difference Between a Cover Letter and a Resume

 

What's the Difference Between a Cover Letter and a Resume?

When you are applying for a job, you need to provide both a well-structured resume and a cover letter. While both are supposed to describe your work experience, qualifications, and hard and soft skills, the two documents have different purposes and not always equally important to an employer.

That being said, a resume and a cover letter require different approaches, which is what we are going to focus on in this article.

What a Resume Includes

Let's start with a resume since it is the document...

What Is Your Work Style: A Guide to Answering This Crucial Question

What Is Your Work Style: A Guide to Answering This Crucial Question

 

How to Determine Your Work Style

Interviews can be daunting experiences. No matter if you are seasoned or fresh on the job market, the idea of an interview can be very anxiety-inducing. People lose sleep over wondering what questions might be posed and how they ought to answer.

Open-ended questions are one of the most feared categories. The dreaded “Tell me a little about yourself” or “Where do you see yourself in five years?” serve as good examples of this. A more complicated and often overlooked question is, “What is your work style?”

It made you stop and...

How to Answer "What Interests You About This Job?"

How to Answer "What Interests You About This Job?"

 

Facing a Difficult Question: "What Interests You About This Job?"

Anyone who has been in a job interview has likely answered the question, "What interests you about this position?" Although it may seem relatively insignificant - and even simple - candidates often fail to give an impressive answer. This article will elaborate on why the question is important and how to answer it correctly.

Why Do Employers Ask This?

"What interests you about this position?" – the question seems rather strange for those who know little about HR practices. However, human...

Why You Should Take Your Personal References Seriously

Why You Should Take Your Personal References Seriously

 

What Is a Personal Reference?

The job search process might be extremely stressful. And wondering how to ask someone to become your reference is often one reason it's such a headache.

When you are applying for a job, you should keep in mind that the hiring manager may ask you to provide personal or professional references during the interview process. Employers want to make sure you are a good fit for their organization; that's why they are ready to spend their time talking to your references about your personality, behavior, and interests.

Team fit is...

Hiring Technology: How It Can Help Your HR Department

A Guide to Using Technology for Hiring

 

A Guide to Using Technology for Hiring

What do you usually imagine when you hear the word hiring? Perhaps you envision a candidate who has heard about the open position from a friend and submits a printed resume. Or, maybe you imagine a person who finds an ideal job position on Glassdoor and submits an e-application.

These two examples illustrate the same process – but one uses the help of technology. Frankly speaking, it’s rather difficult to imagine hiring nowadays without any tech-component at all. Although a person may come to an interview with a printed resume,...

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