I recently had an employer advertise her job in my newsletter and it got me wondering what employers are thinking when the applicants start flooding in. After speaking with her I was able to get some really valuable feedback and I wanted to share that with you.
Avoid using abbreviations and acronyms in your cover letter and resume. Or at least spell it out in the first instance and give the abbreviation in parenthesis. For example, Medical Transcription (MT) Linda S.
This is a great tip. I think many of us do abbreviate and we might not always remember to spell everything out in our cover letters and rsums, but it is important that we do.
Don’t respond to a variety of ads by sending one email to numerous CC addresses. Linda S.
You know I had no idea that anyone was doing this. Since Im not an employer, I dont have an inside view on things. I would highly suggest that if youre doing this you do as Linda suggests and not send out a mass email to many recipients. At the VERY least make sure its a blind carbon copy, but I always suggest customizing each cover letter, rsum, and email to each job/company.
If you are claiming...