How to Use Your Cover Letter More Effectively

How to Use Your Cover Letter More Effectively

Cover letters are something many job seekers dread writing. They’re not sure what to say or even whether a hiring manager will actually read it. But keep this in mind: if you send a cover letter, you have a 50/50 chance of the person reading it; if you don’t send a...
3 Ways Your Cover Letter is Missing the Mark

3 Ways Your Cover Letter is Missing the Mark

Your cover letter is a valuable part of your job application package. It is an opportunity to present yourself in a more personal and casual way than your resume. Instead of short, concise bullet points, you can tell more of a story. However, that does not mean that...
What Makes for an Effective Cover Letter?

What Makes for an Effective Cover Letter?

Some job seekers view cover letters as something extra; an add-on that employers just gloss over anyway. After all, isn’t your resume where the most important information is? Yes and no. A well-written cover letter can convey information that may not be as evident in...