Author Archives: Gerrit Hall

4 Ways To Make Your Cover Letter Awesome

4 Ways To Make Your Cover Letter Awesome

Peanut butter and jelly, Ben and Jerry, peas and carrots… some things are just meant to be together.

Just like these great pairs, your cover letter and resume make a match made in heaven. When written the right way, these two documents can complement and play off of each other in order to engage the employer of your dreams.

Check out these four nifty ways to make your cover letter the perfect introduction to your resume.
More »

10 Questions You Need To Ask In A Job Interview

10 Questions You Need To Ask In A Job Interview

If you’re a job seeker, then you know all about job interviews. You know what to wear, when to show up, and the answers to the toughest questions that are bound to come your way.

One surprising thing that not every job seeker knows about interviews is the fact that an interview is a two-way street. Just like an informational interview, a job interview should end with both interviewer and interviewee feeling informed. More »

4 Ways To Brag About Your Career Accomplishments

4 Ways To Brag About Your Career Accomplishments

Put yourself in an employer’s shoes. You have limited resources, no time, and you need to hire the best possible candidate for the job. You got a ton of applications, but who is the best?

When you’re looking at a huge stack of applications listing goals, skills, and experience, all you want are results. Insert the career accomplishment story. Check out these four ways you can show off your career accomplishments. More »

Salary 101: When And Where To Talk About Money In A New Job

Salary 101: When And Where To Talk About Money In A New Job

Dough, moolah, currency… Whatever you call it, it all comes to the same thing.

Money makes the world go ‘round. It’s what got you that snappy outfit you’re wearing and it’s one of the main reasons why you’re looking for a job.

Money plays a funny role in the job search. You want it, employers want to give it to you, but it needs to be handled very carefully, especially in the first steps of the hiring process. More »