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201 Killer Cover Letters Third Edition, 3rd Edition by Andrea Paxton, Sandra Podesta

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CHAPTER 1

Jobhunting in Today’s New World

 

OUR WORLD IS driven by technology and its ability to connect us. Virtually everything we do involves the Internet, especially our interactions with others. We talk, text, tweet, e-mail, message, conference, send videos, and video chat via phones, smartphones, tablets, laptops, and even built-in car phone systems. Rapidly evolving, ever-improving technology touches every aspect of our lives—and the revolution is still in its infancy. Naturally, the job search is no exception.

For jobhunters, the place to be is online. You can use the Internet to search for openings, build networks, create a personal brand and digital footprint, upload resumes, complete applications, and even interview. Most start-ups, ...

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