How to Overcome Writer’s Block in Your Job Search

Posted on April 14th, 2015 | by      

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Happy Tuesday, everyone! We’ve almost reached the middle of the week. I know that a lot of people are still looking for jobs and having a hard time. It can be really hard when you are writing a lot of applications and cover letters to businesses, and you may find that you are overwhelmed. So I am offering some tips to overcome the writer’s block you are feeling in your job search.

I found a great article on the Philly website that I hope will be useful to a lot of my readers. It has some great tips for helping you to overcome your writer’s block in a job search. Below is one of the tips that the article offers.

Don’t Try to Hard to Be Clever

Your cover letter and resume are an introduction. Aim for a conversational, professional tone. Avoid trying to be too edgy. What sounds funny or quirky or special to one person is tacky, cheesy or offensive to someone else.

If you have hobbies or off-the-job skills that apply to the position, by all means share that. For example, if you are applying for a position that requires a great deal of discipline and focus, feel free to mention that you run marathons. If the job will require public speaking, include that you do stand-up comedy in your spare time.

Don’t put the jokes in the cover letter, though. They rarely work.

Are you having trouble with your job search? The tips that are in this article might be helpful to you.  These are some of the things that you can use for helping you with your job search.  Take a look at the tips that are in the article and you will see if any of them can help you with filling out applications and writing your cover letters.

It can be hard when you are looking for a job and you aren’t getting anywhere with your job search. Use the tips that are in this article and you may find that you are getting some better results. Sometimes it just takes some time to find the job that is right for you.

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