Daily Job Seeker Tip: Quality over quantity

January 20th, 2011 | Job Search, Resume | No Comments »

You’ve heard it a million times, but you may still be under the impression that sending resumes to the masses to see what sticks may one day get you a job. Guess what? Focus on quality is what really gets you the job.

Instead of wasting hours clicking ‘submit’ over and over to every online job ad, determine what you’re applying to and if that position and company is really a good match. And spend more time looking outside of the job boards.

If a position looks like a good fit, tailor your resume to that company and write your cover letter to explain why you’d be great there. A handful of high quality matches is tons better than killing trees and littering inboxes with your resume.

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