good cover letter
looking for a new job because you want a new
challenge, more money, or simply to get ahead in
your career. But you haven't looked for a new job
in years so you know that you need to update your
resume. What do you do?
need an effective covering letter.
Unless you cover letter is as impressive as your
resume, your resume may not even get read. First
impressions are important. Recruiters initially
only skim a cover letter, so it needs to
highlight important points clearly and
are tips on how to write an effective cover
Don't bury important info in a mass of text.
typos and spelling mistakes.
Make sure there are no typos or other errors.
These types of mistakes can make you look like
someone who doesn't pay attention to detail and
someone who just doesn't care enough about doing
a quality job.
Don't merely copy from a generic template. A
template can help you get started but you must
tailor the info to yourself and the particular
position you are applying for. An employer can
spot a generic cover letter and will not be
impressed by someone who didn't take the time to
tailor it to them.
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