Is Mainstream Cover Letter Advice Preventing Your Success?

Is Mainstream Cover Letter Advice Preventing Your Success?

One of the questions that I get asked the most is if cover letters are dead. The truth is, no, they are not. As I wrote about last month, ATS is scanning resumes for keywords to filter them more carefully. Due to this, some believe that cover letters slow down the screening process because they force hiring staff to read another document. This isn’t necessarily true, however.

Programming Languages to Learn for Government Jobs

Programming Languages to Learn for Government Jobs

Positions for programmers are available in different government sectors, including public health and works, accounting and finance, and information technology. Before deciding what programming language to learn, it’s best to have a career goal in mind so that you can learn the language required for a specific job and meet the qualifications.

I Was the Perfect Candidate – Why Didn’t I Get the Job?

I Was the Perfect Candidate – Why Didn’t I Get the Job?

You just left the job interview and you know you are PERFECT for the job. How many times has this happened to you and then you didn’t get it? You went over the interview in your mind a hundred times, noted how easily the conversation flowed, how enthusiastic the interviewer was when you described a certain experience or skill. They seemed excited when they said they would get back to you soon.

Workplace Bullying: What to Do if You or Someone Else is Being Bullied

Workplace Bullying: What to Do if You or Someone Else is Being Bullied

I recently spoke at a multi-day educational conference on different aspects of emotional intelligence. At the end of each presentation, people came up asking for some advice or coaching in situations where people are bullied. Some people asked, “What can I do if I am being bullied?” Others asked, “What can I do if I see others being bullied?” It appeared as if these people were overwhelmed and suffocating in the emotions that accompanied their experience. Listening to people’s experiences prompted a fair amount of introspection and a desire to address the issue of bullying whenever it occurs.

Cybersecurity Best Practices to Bring to Every Job or Employer

Cybersecurity Best Practices to Bring to Every Job or Employer

Looking for jobs in the government sector can provide you with job security, a good retirement plan, and a health insurance program that exceeds most public sector employers. One of the things you can add to your professional resume as you apply for government positions is showing that you have knowledge and understanding of the importance of cybersecurity in the workplace.

Are you Interested in a Writing Job with the Government?

Are you Interested in a Writing Job with the Government?

Well, this is without any doubt, a dream of every writer to find an effective writing contract which can not only make him or her attain the ability to earn good money but also let the writer build a portfolio more effectively. This explains why every writer is always looking for something big, which can play a significant role in the process of building his or her career in the best possible way. Most people may have no idea about the great opportunities which a writer can get. It is because they do not have the idea that writers can also get writing contracts from government officials.

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