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

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CHAPTER 8

The Make Something Happen Letter

 

IT NEVER FAILS. You submit your resume, you ace the interview, and then you wait … and wait … and wait. Who knows why? Most likely, the firm hired another candidate without informing you (rude, but common). However, there is also the chance that the hiring process was interrupted because of budget cuts, a hiring freeze, or downsizing, or even because the company was put up for sale. Perhaps the decision makers are having difficulty choosing from among a strong field of candidates. Or perhaps the person responsible for hiring has simply taken a three-week vacation.

How to Jump-Start a Stalled Candidacy

Whatever the reason for the unnerving quiet, you should consider yourself a viable candidate until ...

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