Cover Letter Tips

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    A "cold" cover letter can help you get a job that may otherwise not exist. If you see a company with a need then send out a cold cover letter.

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    Cover letters can and should be used to mention relevant professional connections.

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    Consider your cover letter as a hook for your resume. For example briefly delve into detail about the most important part of your resume.

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    Ask yourself why you should be called in for an interview for this job and try to answer that in your cover letter.

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    If possible find someone with experience hiring people in your profession to review your cover letter and resume.

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    Testimonials and excerpt quotes from others about your achievements and performance can add credibility to your cover letter.

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    Try to keep each line in the cover letter short, long running horizontal lines can become difficult to read.

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    Try to have a unique cover letter, and tailored resume, for each job you apply to.

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    Each cover letter should be about three paragraphs in length. Anything longer risks not being read.

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    The design and font should compliment your resume.

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