5 Reasons You Should Apply to That Job You Think You’re Underqualified For

 It stands to reason that you should apply to jobs that you’re qualified for. And that’s true. But it’s important that you don’t shut yourself off from every job opening that you think you may be underqualified for, either. The truth is that it can be a great idea to go ahead and apply to […]

Do I Need to Include a Cover Letter, Even if It’s Not Required?

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One of the standard parts of most job application processes is the cover letter. Composing cover letters during your job search is time-consuming, but it’s extremely important. But should you include a cover letter with your application, even if it’s not a requirement? Let’s take a closer look at some of the rules and recommendations […]

Does Applying to a Job Late at Night Hurt My Chances?

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Applying to jobs is as simple as filling out the necessary fields, attaching your polished cover letter and resume, and hitting the send button… right? It turns out that you might be hurting your chances in a way you never thought of: when you’re applying. That’s right — timing your application right can actually help […]

Why You Should Apply to a Job, Even When You Don’t Meet All the Requirements

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Have you ever stumbled across a job title, got excited, but immediately got discouraged after reading the requirements? Here’s some advice on how you can still be an ideal candidate, even if your job requirements need some work. Recognize That the Perfect Candidate Doesn’t Exist “No one fits a job description perfectly, and there is […]