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hi 🐠family, I need your help. I was just laid off and I've never written a cover letter before. all the ones I can find online are very generic and I don't think will help me stand out. continued..

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Forget the cover letter. Update linkedin and your resume. Focus on your results instead of your actual activities.

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Deloitte laying off people too? 🙀😳

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can you give me some pointers? or even better, send some samples my way? fishbowl.help@gmail.com

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What group are u in in deloitte?

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@slalom - Thanks, that's great advice! tweaking my resume to be more results oriented.

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@sc1 - advisory

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Google Wharton cover letters. And you are not alone. I just went through the same thing.

Oh shoot. Why did you get laid off? I am in advisory too. What contract

Sending something your way @op standby

I like askamanager.org for job searching advice

@d2 and k1 - thanks! I appreciate the fb support!

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