Psychology[ edit ] A study in has shown that using a foreign language reduces decision-making biases. It was surmised that the framing effect disappeared when choices are presented in a foreign tongue.
This post is clear and brilliant. Lisa This one is a keeper. Thanks to you and the Evil One! Lea Setegn June 14, at About 9 percent send something like the first example.
I weep with gratitude for the 1 percent who write a cover letter like your perfect example. I think I can say this on behalf of every recruiter out there: Use your cover letter to give me a reason to put your resume on the top of the pile!
Anonymous June 4, at I have spent countless hours handcrafting my cover letters for jobs that are basically exactly like my past positions, and never get called in for an interview.
Narrowing on just a select few positions and writing terrific cover letters may therefore not be the best strategy when submitting on company websites. June 4, at Marco July 3, at 1: Thank you very much for the help. Phillip December 19, at Phillip December 19, at 1: Ian May 26, at 5: Have you asked your friends, family, and neighbors for work?
Is there some service you could offer? I became a mobile Notary Public during a dry spell. There is money to be made in becoming a Loan Signing Agent if you are in the U. Have you signed up for temp agencies? Do you have job support services in your area we do in my city: Living in the US, tried agencies and all also.
It is a bit ummm…. I find the letter a tad self-congratulatory in tone. But good on you for publishing it. The points you make are very strong.
I actually found example 2 far less self-congratulatory than the usual cover letters I receive! But of course, this is just an example of what resonates for me as a hiring manager, and I have no doubt that others respond to other things.
I found your take on it interesting! Teri June 16, at 2: I spent almost five years in continuous job hunting, after the company I was working for went under. When I started out I was using my excellent mail-merge skills to send out 40 resumes a week.The Office of Bilingual Education and World Languages at the New York State Education Department strives to provide students whose home languages are other than English access to equity and excellence in education.
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