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How to handle the dreaded cover letter

If you hate writing cover letters, this post is for you. We clear up some of the confusion surrounding what tech pros should and shouldn't include.

Recent Posts

Weekly new courses: MySQL, CodedUI, PMP® & more

Sonal Amin on March 27, 2015

Get a head start on showcasing your skills and tap into our courses for the week.


5 toxic workplace habits and how to break them

Stacy Warden on March 26, 2015

We all have bad habits, but some of these toxic behaviors can cost us our jobs. Here are five that you should break right now.


Can you protect any file with Azure RMS?

Mary Branscombe on March 25, 2015

You shouldn't have to get hacked before you start thinking about the vulnerability of your confidential company documents. We take a look at how Azure Rights Management Service can help you keep you keep that important information in check.


Own it—Add your course completions and assessment certifications to your LinkedIn profile

Lindsay Lauck on March 24, 2015

We believe you should showcase your commitment to learning when and where you can. Pluralsight Plus users can now easily post course completion information and assessment credentials to their LinkedIn profiles. Learn all about it here.


Top books to prepare you for leadership

Aaron Skonnard on March 24, 2015

Learn about some of the business books that have been the most influential to Pluralsight’s leadership team in helping to shape the direction of the company


Author Summit 2015 recap: Brilliant minds & bright ideas

Aaron Skonnard on March 24, 2015

This year's Author Summit was a blast. When you get that many bright minds together—all aligned around a mission to democratize professional learning—big things happen.


Why you need to start practicing emotional hygiene

Keith Sparkjoy on March 23, 2015

Emotional hygiene plays a pivotal role in both our personal and professional lives. Here's what it is and how you can start practicing it right now.


Weekly new courses: vSphere, Powershell, Resume tips & more

Sonal Amin on March 20, 2015

We have a few new courses for you to check out in our library. Get started now.


Learning Path: Design and Implement Server Infrastructure (Microsoft 70-413)

Don Jones on March 19, 2015

This learning path is intended for Microsoft IT Professionals seeking certification, as well as basic job skills applicable to administration in a Microsoft client/server environment.


An inside look at the MCSE questions

Lindsay Lauck on March 19, 2015

Microsoft’s chief psyhcometircian, Liberty Munson, gives us an in-depth look at the MCSE and why some of the best candidates don't make the cut.


A smart move: Smarterer shares its API with businesses and users for free

Lindsay Lauck on March 19, 2015

Smarterer announces its releasing its API for free. See how you can tap in and take advantage of everything the assessment tool has to offer.


What you need to know about foreach loops in PowerShell

Adam Bertram on March 18, 2015

Deciding when to use the foreach statement in PowerShell can be tricky. We take a look at how you can quickly overcome this confusion.


Why culture is becoming a strategic competitive advantage

Aaron Skonnard on March 17, 2015

It’s vital for leaders in every business to effectively anticipate trends. Know what challenges your company will face five years down the road and how you can prepare for them.


How to use Elasticsearch with SQL Server

JP Toto on March 17, 2015

Adding Elasticsearch as a secondary search index brings in plenty of new features to your application. Here's a look at some of the useful and interesting things it allows you to accomplish.


7 ways developers can make the internet a better place

Stacy Warden on March 16, 2015

In honor of Freedom of Information Day, we look at seven things developers can do to make the Internet a better place.