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Cover Letter Writing Tips
The cover letter plays an important role in the job search process, and if done properly, it can substantially improve your ability to compete for jobs and generate interviews. It adds a personal touch to your application and shows employers that you are a serious, professional candidate. By example, a well-written cover letter demonstrates communication and organizational skills and shows that you are the type of candidate who is willing to go the extra mile. In this highly competitive job market, the cover letter gives you a much needed edge over other job seekers, as it allows you to describe the specific skills and accomplishments that qualify you for the job.

Does Your Cover Letter Make These 5 Critical Mistakes?
Your resume is flawless after the hours you've spent on it, but what about your cover letter? It's what hiring managers will see first, so be sure you aren't making one of these five cover letter mistakes.

When Cover Letters Get Personal
Most cover letters, though very business-like, lack enthusiasm or any kind of personal connection. When you want to stand out from the crowd, there's nothing wrong with adding a little pizzazz, if you know when and how to do it. Details >>

Top 3 Reasons Most Cover Letters Don't Work
Cover letters really are an effective tool in your job search, but most job seekers don't know how to write them. Here are the top three reasons cover letters fail, and what to do about it.

Nuts and Bolts of Effective Cover Letters
As a job seeker, you shouldnít overlook the importance of a cover letter. If written strategically, a cover letter increases your chances for consideration, and provides an opportunity to highlight your individuality. Read more >>

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