There are many different opinions on how long an executive resume should be, but most resume experts agree that content drives employers’ interest. So, the length of your executive resume should depend on the position you’re applying for, how long your work history is, and what experience you have. See why a one-size-fits-all approach to resumes doesn’t work anymore.
Many people dread writing cover letters, and some are under the mistaken belief that they do not matter. Think of your cover letter as the front cover of your marketing brochure. You are the product. You want to convince the prospective employer to open your brochure (flip the page to your resume) to further explore what you have to offer.