“I sent my resume and my cover letter and I haven’t heard back. Now what?” Start with a radical self-assessment. “Ugh!” you say as you click away from this page as fast as you possibly can. Hey, wait, keep reading, this is good stuff! Really. Did you send a two-column cover letter that shows that you meet at least 75% of the job’s selection criteria? If you didn’t, write one now. If you don’t meet at least 75% of the job’s selection criteria, don’t put any more effort into going after this job. Invest your very valuable time in finding and pursuing jobs you are qualified for.
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