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In 5 minutes, you’ll know how to write the best recent graduate cover letter out there.
But shall we play a round of Cards Against Humanity first?
Research shows new grads find it difficult to land their first jobs due to ______.
Lack of sufficient networking possibilities.
A jar full of human teeth and mayonnaise.
Career service departments not connecting with students.
Yeah, that would be a tough pick.
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Michael is a career writer, Certified Professional Resume Writer, and the newsletter coordinator at Zety. Apart from sharing his own resume-writing expertise, Michael reaches out to recruitment and hiring gurus to help you learn the most effective strategies for managing your career.