The Alpha Girl Cheat Sheet

MC has you covered with this quick and easy primer on acing your stickiest work situations.

By Faye Penn

April 26, 2012 11:00 AM
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Scoring a Job Interview

Keep your résumé "crisp and straightforward," focusing on achievements rather than broad job descriptions, says Jennifer Gosselin, vice president and general manager of Piperlime. Use your cover letter to express your admiration for the company as specifically as possible ("but keep it tight"). Don't be shy about tracking down the head of the relevant department directly and sending an e-mail — two e-mails max. "That tells me you're resourceful, you're driven, and you'll work hard to get what you want," says Gosselin.
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