Why can't I get a job?(What am I doing wrong?)?
Is there something wrong with my resume? I've had interviewers compliment me on my intervewing skills or say that it was a good interview yet I'm jobless... Cover letter: [Recipient Name] [Title] [Company Name] [Street Address] [City, ST ZIP Code] Dear [Recipient Name]: I am writing in response to your advertisement for a [position title] in the [date] edition of the [publication]. It would be a pleasure to meet with you so that we may further discuss my qualifications and I might demonstrate how my abilities fit your companies’ needs precisely. As you’ll see from the enclosed resume, I am proficient in a variety of computer software programs as well as a professional in the customer service industry. I am experienced in handling general office duties and answering phones cordially and courteously. What my resume does not reveal is my professional demeanor and appearance. In a business environment, these qualities are of the utmost importance in dealing with clients as well as co-workers. In me, you’ll discover a reliable, detail-oriented, and extremely hard-working associate. If you will please contact me at [phone number], so that we might schedule a time to further discuss my qualifications. I hope to hear from you soon. Sincerely, [Your Name] Resume: EXPERIENCE Prince George’s Community College Bookstore, Largo, Maryland Aug. 2009 – Sept. 2009 Customer Service Specialist As a customer service specialist, I aided customers by assisting with the purchase of items such as books, equipment, supplies, and uniforms; completed necessary sales paperwork to finalize transactions; provided guidance on the process for utilizing financial aid, grants, and other resources to purchase materials; answered telephones; and responded to customer inquiries in a friendly efficient manner. Bank of America, Clinton, Maryland March 2008 – Nov. 2008 Teller In my role as a teller, I processed transactions (debits, credits, account transfers, deposits) in accordance with established company policies and procedures; identified customer needs and recommended the appropriate financial products and services to private and business consumers; acted as the front line representative by presenting “The Bank of America Spirit” thereby consistently ensuring that customer needs were met; ensured regulatory requirements such as, Anti-Money laundering and the Bank Secrecy Act were followed; and contributed to the positive team environment utilizing 360-degree coaching. Accomplishments: In my position at Bank of America, I contributed to over $150k in share growth; opened approximately 50 new banking memberships; scored 90% on mystery customer program; scored 85% on government and banking regulation courses; and issued over 100 new cross-sales services to banking members. Sears, Clinton, Maryland Aug. 2007 – Jan. 2008 Sales Associate As a sales associate with Sears, my core responsibilities included assisting customers with the completion of necessary paperwork to complete certain large item sales transactions; providing knowledgeable advice on current electronic devices; and assisted customers with opening credit accounts with the company. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Arlington, Virginia July 2004 – Aug. 2006 Clerical Assistant Working as a clerica
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Answered By: Mel - 4/7/2010
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No offense here .. but I find your cover letter generic or something like a 'copy and paste' letter you can send to multiple prospective employers. I think you can spice it all up by writing a killer cover letter by making each letter specially written for each job posting you apply for. You may also learn the art of... More
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