Real Talk: Are Cover Letters Worth It?

Oct 26

Are you overwhelmed, frustrated with job searching? Thinking about re-entering the workforce, but have no idea what to expect? For most, the thought of submitting job applications is enough to make you want to run and hide. And so much of it feels out of our control, but there are ways to take back control. We’ll be talking with a guest, Sara Sulla – HR Business Partner & Senior Consultant at VCU Health and all-around HR/recruiting guru – who also happens to be a UR alum. In this interactive lunch session, you’ll get the chance to ask her anything about recruiting and job searching. Get real advice, right now.

Topics include, but not limited to: how do I get applications past the “black hole” of the internet? How and when should I address gaps in employment (re-entering the workforce)? Cover letters – are they worth it? What do recruiters really want to see in my application?