Administrative Blog

Read our blog posts for administrative professionals to get leadership and management advice, as well as tips to land an administrative job.

Resumania™: Craft Compelling Cover Letter Conclusions

When it comes to cover letters, it’s important to write a compelling, attention-grabbing opening sentence. But to leave prospective employers with a favorable impression, you also must craft a solid conclusion.

Resumania™: ‘Miscellaneous’ and ‘Other’ Matters

Compelling content about your qualifications or trivial tidbits that have nothing to do with, well, anything? Guess what a hiring manager is more interested in?

We’ve previously written about why you shouldn’t focus on hobbies in your resume, but you’d also be wise to avoid including a “Miscellaneous” or “Other” section.

Resumania™: Soft Skills Matter, Even Before You’re Hired

Top-notch people skills aren’t merely preferred by employers today — they’re now expected for most roles. 

Because attitude is everything on the job hunt, don’t just focus on your technical qualifications when crafting your resume and cover letter. Emphasize those increasingly pivotal soft skills, too. These strengths might include the ability to lead a team, negotiate, build consensus or resolve conflict.

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