Aug 22, 2018 - 05:30 AM
Next, check out your online profile. Of course, you should have a LinkedIn profile that is professional and neat. What about your social media presence? Google yourself and take note of what pops up on Twitter, Instagram, Tumbler, and the like. It's okay for you to have a fun and interesting life outside of work, but many candidates get rejected for the interview because their online life didn't fit the company culture.
Do a little research and address your cover letter to a real person. Long gone are the days when "To whom it may concern" was an acceptable form of address. It sends the message that you care about the job, you have genuine interest in the company, and you know how to treat your co-workers well.