“Do job seekers need cover letters?” is a perennial question that stumps both job seekers and some career professionals. Yet, …
Should you or shouldn’t you send a cover letter with your resume? It depends.
If your idea of a cover letter is something that basically says, “Here’s my resume—I hope you like it,” don’t bother! Unless you find a way to engage the attention and interest of the reader (employer), you’re wasting your time and theirs.
During a recent military-to-civilian job fair, I was asked the following question: “Is a cover letter really necessary?” I stated …
No doubt you knew what kit you needed for a special duty or deployment while serving in the Canadian Armed Forces. In order to secure the right role once you leave the CAF, there are some critical elements to place in your career kit.
Did you know that your cover letter (in the hands of a key decision maker) determines whether or not your resume …
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A cover letter that complements your resume will individualise your job application and convey commitment.
Cover letters for recruiters are very different than those written for employers. Make sure you are using the right strategy for a successful job search