Browsing Archive: July, 2013

What Should A Cover Letter Really Cover?

Posted by John Carroll on Thursday, July 18, 2013, In : Job Search 

For some candidates, writing a cover letter can be an intimidating process. There seems to be endless ways to approach a cover letter, and countless questions to consider. Using specific guidelines can help make the process seem less daunting. That’s why we decided to break down the most important aspects of cover letters, so check out our recommendations below!

Where (or how) do you start?

Before you even begin writing the content of your cover letter, make sure to include your name, addre...


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The Four Biggest Myths Behind Using an Agency

Posted by John Carroll on Friday, July 12, 2013, In : Job Search 

Staffing agencies have both similarities and differences when it comes to how they operate. For Watson Dwyer, candidates often ask a set of common questions about working with an agency. To give clarity to some common misconceptions, Watson Dwyer is breaking down the top five most common myths behind using an agency, at least from our perspective!

1.       Your dream job will come in tomorrow.

This is a tricky one. Sometimes Watson Dwyer is already working on a job order that would be a perfect...


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When does the interview start?

Posted by John Carroll on Friday, July 5, 2013, In : Job Search 

It might be a bit extreme to say that an interview starts when you leave home; however, it definitely starts well before you ever shake hands with anyone. Interviews can be stressful. Often times our focus is on how we plan to answer questions. We may be concerned about arriving on time. Or, possibly, we’re concerned about our appearance, that our clothes don’t wrinkle or that we don't have food stuck between our teeth. These are all legitimate issues to think about prior to an interview....


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