Writing for the Job Hunt
IN THIS CHAPTER
Knowing your value and communicating it
Writing résumés that get you hired
Creating effective cover letters
Using messages to network
If the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is correct, today’s average worker stays at each job for approximately 4.4 years. But most Millennials expect to stay at a job for less than three years. If you were born after 1980, that means you’ll probably hold 15 to 20 jobs in your lifetime. But taking account of how fast industries appear and disappear these days, some futurists predict that today’s young people will hold 40 different jobs — in ten completely different career paths — over the course of their lives.