As a legal writing instructor, many students bring me cover letters to review. Often after I help a student rework a letter, employers start to respond. Here’s the guidance I most frequently provide. Say Goodbye to Generic Never write a generic cover letter—not even as a template to revise for individual employers.
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By Erin Binns. Résumés have two stand-out moments in the application process. The document’s first job is to generate an interview. The second is to serve as a springboard for questions and conversations during the interview. Approach résumé creation with an eye toward both. All formatting and content decisions should be
ByHeather Jarvis Heather Jarvis is an attorney providing educational resources and training for student loan borrowers and is the founder of askheatherjarvis.com. A legal education represents a major investment of time and money. Increasing costs and declining salaries mean the “return on investment” of a law degree is not what it was.