Professional Reference Letters 101 (Sample Template Included)

By Mike Simpson Part and parcel of membership in the not-so-elite squad of Traditional Human Employment – to make it fun let’s call them the The Job Seeking Squad – are professional references. A reference is how your hopefully soon-to-be employer can assess your experience and ranking in the The Job Seeking Squad. How long…

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How To Write a College Resume (Template Included)

By Mike Simpson It is senior year and the time has come. The quad that seemed so welcoming and full of promise four years ago is now populated with children. “Was I really that young a mere four years ago?” You were. The beer has been drunk, the parties have become monotonous and dull, and…

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Character Reference Letter 101 (Sample Template Included)

By Mike Simpson We are all familiar with the traditional reference letter (often referred to as a letter of recommendation). It is an employer’s note of your professional conduct. While not always in letter form, providing professional references is a key component of any job application. A lesser known variety of the reference paradigm is…

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How To Address A Cover Letter (Step-By-Step Instructions)

By Mike Simpson Everything is set.  You have the skills, you’ve found the job and you are ready to apply. The only thing standing in your way is an ominously blank word document. The text cursor blinks relentlessly, mocking you. You, however, are not one to be taken down by the annoying persistence of blinking…

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Top 5 Networking Tips For Job Seekers

By Jeff Gillis Being skilled at your job, having the right qualifications and work experience and having a finely tuned cover letter and resume are all excellent tools to have in your job seeking tool box, but there’s one tool that too often gets overlooked…networking to find a job. How many times have you heard…

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Best Cover Letter Format Guide For 2017

By Mike Simpson Before I give you all of my secrets for the perfect cover letter format for 2017 (and trust me, you want to keep reading because this is going to really help you), I have to ask you a question. Have you ever heard the phrase “You never get a second chance to…

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How to Quit Your Job in 2017

By Jeff Gillis There comes a time in every employees life when you have to take a good long look at what you’re doing and decide if it’s something you really really want to keep doing, or if it’s time to throw in the towel and figure out how to quit your job and move…

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12 Great Cover Letter Examples for 2017

By Mike Simpson There comes a time in nearly every job seekers life when you plop yourself down in front of the computer and say to yourself… “Okay, it’s time to find a couple good cover letter examples I can use to help me start writing my cover letter…”  So you do a quick Google…

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Best Resume Format Guide For 2017

By Mike Simpson By now, as a seasoned job hunter and student of the Interview Guys, you should know there are a few essentials you should have in your arsenal: business cards, a solid cover letter, your elevator pitch, and your well-formatted resume. Hang on, haven’t we already gone over all this in that other…

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How To Write A CV or Curriculum Vitae (Example Included)

By Mike Simpson In the job hunting market, there are lots of ways an employer can learn about potential hires; from business cards, to personal websites, to job applications. Of course, no little piece of paper is better known than the resume. But what if an employer asks you for a CV? What is a…

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