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15 Stress Relievers for Resume and Cover Letter Writing

Stress reliefIn a recent poll, we asked readers which was most stressful to think about:

A) Writing your will
B) Writing your resume & cover letter
C) Doing your taxes

Out of 885 votes, 76% of you said that writing your resume and cover letter is the most stressful. And while we can't help you draft your will or do your taxes, we can make your job search experience a little less nerve-racking.

How? I compiled a list of our most stress-relieving blog posts on the topics. They provide solutions to puzzling questions and issues that you might face while writing your resumes and cover letters. Give them a read and let me know if they help you feel more confident about your job search.
 
Resumes

  1. Cheat Your Way to a Better Professional Summary
  2. 3 Quick Tips to Seem Younger on Your Resume
  3. I Sent My Resume with a Typo! Should I Send a New One?
  4. 10 Old-School Resume Rules That Don't Apply Today
  5. Writing a Resume When You Haven't Worked for Years
  6. Create an Attractive Resume Employers Will Notice
  7. Writing a Resume When You Have No Experience
  8. Resume Objective or Summary: You Need One, but Which?
  9. The Resume Mistake Even Savvy Job Seekers Make
  10. Plain Text Resumes: How to Make Them a Little Less Ugly

Cover Letters

  1. Write a Targeted Cover Letter for Every Job
  2. Survey Says: No Salary Requirements in Cover Letter
  3. How to Email Your Cover Letter the Right Way
  4. 6 Reasons You Won't Get Hired Without a Cover Letter
  5. 5 Ways to Screw Up Your Cover Letter Greeting

Looking for more? Go to any of the posts above and click on the Archives link located at the bottom of the post (but above the comments section). 

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