Thanks to The Grand Forks Herald , we now know who the best college coach in the world may be. Christopher "Chuck the Pigskin" McComas, a regular guy with no coaching experience, applied for the open head coaching job at the University of North Dakota with one of the most impressive cover letters we've ever seen. Faison, I would like to express to you my interest in your now open position for head coach of football at the University of North Dakota Currently, I work in IT at a college in West Virginia, but I have many years of experience with football, starting with attending my first Marshall University football game when I was 3 years old. In the past 30 years I've only missed a handful of Marshall's home games, attended many road games, and all of their bowl games. Seriously, was he a beast on the game or was he a beast because I was a football genius controlling him? I then moved on to a Playstation gaming system and purchased NCAA Football every year and put together several programs that completely dominated the recruiting scene and college football winning several national titles with Marshall University.
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Last week, my friend Jenny kicked off her Career series by sharing tips about the most impactful way to go about your job search. Many job seekers come to me hoping that I hold the key to making their resume stand out amongst a sea of similarly experienced people. What I can tell you though, is that the best thing you can do for yourself is to have a resume that clearly and succinctly communicates your experience. Acing this difficult task will set your resume apart from the others from the get-go. When I read your resume and cover letter, I am trying to get a solid understanding of the skills you bring to the table, a sense of your aptitude and willingness to learn, and some insight into your personality. It can be overwhelming to think about strategically summarizing what you do everyday, or what you did in a previous role in just a few bullet points and a cover letter.
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By: Melanie Radzicki McManus. Chew on this, job-hunters : According to a Creighton University survey of hiring managers and human resources personnel, more than 85 percent of U. That means when you sit down to craft your cover letter, you've got to do two things: Write a strongly worded piece that will quickly grab the hiring manager's attention, and make sure it doesn't include any glaring errors or unprofessional components that will cause him or her to quickly chuck it in the circular file, no matter how compelling its contents. Sounds like quite the challenge. But don't worry -- it's actually easier than you think.