Monthly Archives: May 2014

#1 Cowan Staff Picks : 5 Links Worth Sharing

social sharing

Part of being awesome at what we do here at Cowan is staying on top of news (social, political, technological, etc) and what is trending on the world wide web. Every week we come across content that inspires, shocks, makes us laugh or cry. With so much information coming at us on a daily basis…

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Global Recruitment : Soft Skills Could Be The Only Thing Standing Between You and Your Next Job

Guest Post By Elisa-Edkins Proctor, Cowan’s Client Services Team Leader The promise of lifetime employment at one company disappeared with push button phones and box TVs. In today’s job market a person has to consider honing soft skills to keep their job or to be considered for the most sought-after positions. More and more employers…

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Cowan Quick Tips for Job Seekers: Cover Letter or No Cover Letter?

Cover Letter on CV

This week’s quick tip was contributed by Katherine Kuczynski, Cowan’s Marketing Coordinator Do I Need A Cover Letter When Applying For A Job? The age old question. Is it enough to send a recruiter your resume?   A well thought out, well-written cover letter can distinguish you from the crowd of 100’s of other candidates in a recruiter’s…

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Job Seekers: Get Your CV Noticed For All The Right Reasons!

Special Guest Post by: Elisa Edkins Proctor, Cowan’s Client Services Team Leader Thinking about submitting your resume to a recruiter, or applying for a new job directly with the company? Before we go further- let’s try a little role reversal!! If you were a hiring manager or an HR Professional and potentially looking through 50…

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