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How Many Times to Reapply for a Job|
Dianne Walker, BellaOnline's Job Search Editor
Why won’t they hire you? How many times have you reapplied for the same job….once…twice? Before you apply again, take a moment to step back and look at it from the recruiter’s point of view. It may be time for some changes.
Resume Writing Basics|
Corlia Logsdon, BellaOnline's Unemployment Editor
Your resume is most likely the first opportunity you will have to introduce yourself to a potential employer. It has the power to open doors for you or slam them soundly depending on how well it is written. Find tips to help.
Career Features - Full Listing
Describe a Character Struggling Back from Defeat
Here is a text writing prompt for you. Describe a character struggling back from defeat. You never know who has the right stuff to overcome adversity.
What to Include in an Email Cover Letter
With so many companies converting to electronic recruitment, it adds a whole new spin to the traditional cover letter. Ditch the emoticons! Learn how to prepare an email cover letter that will get you noticed – the right way!
Review of Sisters of Treason
Royal fiction popularity has skyrocketed since Philippa Gregory began her Queen Series. There is a new series to recommend to patrons by Elizabeth Fremantle and the latest title is Sisters of Treason.
E D I T O R R E C O M M E N D E D |
The Killer Angels by Michael Shaara
Best historical novel ever, and I don´t even like most historical novels. Epic and unforgettably intense! Among other things, reading this will teach you how to hook your readers through writing strong character emotion.
Bird by Bird by Anne Lamott
A funny, unpretentious, sympathetic look at the writing life. The section on allowing yourself to write a crappy rough draft (so you can get it done in the first place) is worth the price of the book alone.
How to Write Descriptions of Eyes and Faces
by Val Kovalin, your BellaOnline editor for the Fiction Writing site. Learn to describe the appearance of the eyes, actions involving the eyes, and how to describe eyelids, eyebrows, and eyelashes. More than 2,000 words explaining 82 color names to assign to eyes. Facial shapes, forehead, ears, cheekbones, nose, lips, chin, and facial hair. Learn how the face shows different emotions, and more!