Ending Your Cover Letter on an Action Statement

By |June 22nd, 2015|

We find ourselves at crossroads. There are a couple of different ways to close your cover letter. You can choose to not end on an action statement and sit back waiting patiently for the employer to call you. Or, you could end on an action statement, taking responsibility for your job search, thus demonstrating responsibility, […]

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Parts of a Cover Letter

By |June 15th, 2015|

As previously mentioned, your cover letter really ought not to be more than one page in length. Thus, you will likely create a letter with approximately three paragraphs. Breaking down the cover letter in parts/paragraphs makes the task not so daunting right?

You will open with an introduction; remember this is your first impression, so make […]

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To Whom Is the Cover Letter Addressed?

By |June 8th, 2015|

Whenever possible, address your cover letter to an actual person, not “To whom it may concern” or “Dear hiring manager” or simply “Human Resources.” Using generic terms like those aforementioned demonstrates indolence, especially if it was possible for you to find out to who you could have personalized your letter. If the job posting does […]

What Is a Cover Letter?

By |June 1st, 2015|

A cover letter is essentially a one-page letter that covers (goes on top of) your resume when applying for a job. It is a good way to remember which goes first. Basically a cover letter is your introduction or first impression to the employer, so you want to make it stand out!

Remember, your cover letter […]