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Cover Letter Rage

Remember the easy ride? Recruiters do. Place advert, await deluge. That’s over, replaced by a more balanced distribution of power between applicant and hirer.

Take my specialism: engineering. Employers now need to convince candidates why they should apply for their jobs over others. Businesses must now market themselves to potential employees, avoiding the most common obstacles to recruitment success:

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