Cover Letters


How to write a cover letter people will actually read

You’re probably not the only one applying for that job.

That might seem obvious, but too many cover letters are written in a robotic style that leave little impression on hiring managers who are sifting through vast piles of applications, according to career counselors. The cover letter is your chance — most likely your only one — to stand out from many other candidates who have similar résumés.

(Article from The New York Times)


Resumes & Cover Letters

This will answer the most basic questions you may have regarding both your resume and your cover letter.

(Article from themuse)


How to write a cover letter

No one likes job hunting. Scouring through online jobs boards, spiffing up your résumé, prepping for grueling interviews — none of it’s fun. But perhaps the most challenging part of the process is writing an effective cover letter. There’s so much conflicting advice out there, it’s hard to know where to start.

(Article from Harvard Business Review)