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Write a Cover Letter That Wins Interviews

Ligia Chelotti 10/07/2019
 

When applying for a position, a cover letter should almost always be added in addition to sending out a resume. The cover letter serves a few purposes. First, it helps you focus the attention of hiring managers so they can see exactly how you fit into a certain position and work environment. Second, it might be the only way they are able to judge your communication skills. Your writing skills are on display, and the way you logically tie ideas together is also on show.

Click here to read "The 10 Steps to Building a Resume that Gets Interviews: A Solid Resume Template"

In essence, a cover letter is the same as a sales letter and you are the product or service someone is buying to help fit the needs of a company.

In this article, you will learn how to compose a cover letter that will land you job interviews.

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The 10 Steps to Building a Resume that Gets Interviews: A Solid Resume Template

Ligia Chelotti 17/06/2019

 

A resume is one of those must-have items when applying for a job. It is a powerful tool that distils all your work experience so that hiring managers can quickly make decisions about whether you fit in a certain position or not.

However, what exactly are hiring managers looking for? How do they decide whether you fit into a certain position or not? In this article, we will cover exactly this and then teach you how to construct a resume from scratch, so that you increase your chances of landing that important interview. Here are 10 steps to follow when you want to write that eye-catching resume:

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Everything you need to know about studying online with MCI Institute

Ligia Chelotti 14/05/2019

If you’re considering studying an online course with MCI Institute, but have a few questions about what the MCI experience entails, you’re in luck. We’ve answered some of the questions prospective students frequently ask us, see below:

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Six red flags that mean it’s time for a career change

Ligia Chelotti 15/04/2019

A career change rarely happens overnight. In most cases, a growing sense of dread, increased boredom and finally, infuriating frustration culminate in action. If you suspect you might be due for a change in vocation, look out for the following red flags:

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The five qualities of a great leader

Ligia Chelotti 21/03/2019

 

Acknowledge that you’re a part of the team

While a leader is expected to serve as a role model, they’re also expected to work with everyone else involved. See yourself as an equal, as opposed to a superior to everyone else. It’s important to lead by example. Practising what you preach is the most effective way to garner respect.

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What you need to know about job interviews through the phone

Ligia Chelotti 06/03/2019

Telephone interviews are often used by recruiters or internal human resources as a method to find the best candidates prior to in-person interviews. Here is what everything you need to know and succeed this fist step:

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How to maximise your career development

Ligia Chelotti 26/02/2019

It’s not enough to want to advance your career – you have to know exactly what you need to do to get from A to B. To help you fast-track your career development, we advise that you bear the following in mind:

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Six myths about online business courses

Ligia Chelotti 12/02/2019

When considering further education, many prospective students are of the mistaken opinion that online business courses pale in comparison to their traditional counterparts. To set the record straight, we debunk some of the most common myths surrounding online diplomas:

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Top 10 study tips trending today

Ligia Chelotti 28/01/2019

Tip 1: You are online but never alone

The courses with MCI Institute are online AND SUPPORTED! We are here for you 5 days a week and even when we are not here leave us a message and we will call/message/email/blog you back. Don't hold the line, call us on 1300 333 345, email us at  info@mci.edu.au, visit the eCampus forum to see what the other students say or even better, contact your mentor for your 1: 1 help.

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Don't get tripped up by these four roadblocks when studying online

Ligia Chelotti 10/12/2018

If you’ve decided to pursue an online qualification, or are considering studying online, it’s wise to gather as many resources as possible to help you make a success of your endeavour. As studying online grows in popularity, many e-students enrol without preparing for the unique challenges of e-learning. To help you get the most out of your online learning experience, here’s how to conquer some commonly encountered roadblocks:

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Career possibilities: Matching strengths with the right business diploma

Ligia Chelotti 28/11/2018

Successfully advancing your career relies on knowing the areas you excel in. If you’re interested in pursuing a business diploma, but aren’t exactly sure which course would suit you best, fear not. We’ve listed the online business courses we offer, and the strengths and capabilities that best align with them.

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Crucial considerations before making a career change

Ligia Chelotti 19/11/2018

Taking the leap and making a career change can be daunting. That said, millions of people switch career paths every year, and do so successfully. One thing they all have in common? They’ve considered the following factors to ensure that their approach to further education is the right one for them.

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