The history of the cover letter is a pretty interesting one. Its origins date back to the 1950s, beginning with a New York Times job ad for an industrial paint chemist. “Submit resume with cover letter" is what it read. Since then, the cover letter has become an inevitable and tedious part of each job application. … Continue reading ten things recent graduates should NOT write in a cover letter
As I watched people celebrate their graduations this past month, I couldn't help but to wonder if they felt the same way I did when I walked across the stage to receive my degree one year ago. Were they apprehensive to leave the academic world, as it was a constant they were surrounded by for the … Continue reading reflections on life after college: one year post-grad
The fine art of the LinkedIn profile.
I'll be honest with ya, dear readers of The LipLiner: I feel like I've been running on E lately. Because I don't have a full-time position, I've been working at my part-time job as much as I can to keep myself busy as I job hunt. I'm grateful to be pulling full-time hours at my … Continue reading take some time for yourself
It's 11:55 p.m. on a Tuesday night, and I just got back from an evening with my friends. We painted our nails, ate some chocolate, and watched last night's episode of The Bachelorette, so that people who hadn't seen could catch up, and those that had, could reaffirm who they thought was going to take the … Continue reading your friends are growing with you