News, Kill The Cover Letter, Les Paul

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If you’re hoping to impress a potential employer with a spiffy resume and a catchy cover letter, wait just a minute! New research suggests that these tools may not be the best way to screen job candidates. Veronica Rueckert and Rob Ferrett talk to a journalist who says it’s time to do away with the cover letter for good. Plus, they take a look at the day’s news and explore the life of guitar legend Les Paul.

Featured in this Show

  • The Case Against The Cover Letter And Résumé

    New research suggests that the cover letter and résumé may not be the best way to screen and hire potential employees. A journalist talks about why the cover letter and résumé needs to be done away with for good.

  • Les Paul, The Wizard Of Waukesha

    A biographer of Les Paul shares the story of the guitar legends Wisconsin ties and impact on music technology.

Episode Credits

  • Rob Ferrett Host
  • Veronica Rueckert Host
  • Chris Malina Producer
  • Jesse Singal Guest
  • Bob Jacobson Guest

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