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Cover Letter No-No's (What Kills the Chances of Yours Getting Read)

Cover Letter No-No's (What Kills the Chances of Yours Getting Read)

Cover letter techniques to help you get noticed by hiring managers

Learn what kinds of things make recruiters cringe when reading your cover letter. Then, learn what you can do to really get their attention! Read More »

Lessons From Real-Life Cover Letter Mistakes

Lessons From Real-Life Cover Letter Mistakes

A cover letter can be the first step of a new career journey. Or it can be a dead end that dooms your attempts to get a job. It all has to do with how you write it. Read More »

Cover Letter Mistakes That Will Kill Your Chances

Cover Letter Mistakes That Will Kill Your Chances

Face facts: Some people will never read your cover letter. The rest of the people may trash your resume if it does not include a cover letter. Others will value the cover letter over all other application materials. Since you can't know for sure which type of employer or recruiter will receive and review your... Read More »

College Kid's Amazing, Plucky Cover Letter For Wall Street Internship Goes Viral

College Kid's Amazing, Plucky Cover Letter For Wall Street Internship Goes Viral

This cover letter is unapologetically honest and people on Wall Street are calling it one of the best letters they have seen. Read More »

Sample Cover Letter: Retail Employee

Sample Cover Letter: Retail Employee

Claudia Murphy Owner, The Little Boutique 509 Brick St., Chicago, IL 60601 Read More »

Career Changer - Factory Worker to Phlebotomist Cover Letter

Career Changer - Factory Worker to Phlebotomist Cover Letter

Career change cover letters need to focus more on the candidate's transferable skills than their past experience. Read More »

Sales Support Cover Letter

Sales Support Cover Letter

ROYA JASMINE 477 Tulip Court -- Brick, NJ, 08724 -- 973-555-3333 -- roya@aol.com Trade Shows Sales Support Administration Jewelry... Read More »

Customer Service Cover Letter

Customer Service Cover Letter

DINA JONES 150-20 199th Street. St. Albans, NY 11412 H: 718-422-8555 C: 917-226-1234 dinajones@aol.com Health Care Customer Service Representative Professional Courteous Knowledgeable Read More »

Intern Cover Letter Example

Intern Cover Letter Example

RONALD GLICK 46 Jane Street, #7C -- New York, NY 10038 -- (H) 212-799-5000 -- ronglick@aol.com October 7, 2010 Jill Worthington, Supervisor XYZ Company 1251 6th Avenue New York, NY 10036 Read More »

Sales Manager Cover Letter Example

Sales Manager Cover Letter Example

TOM BAINE 8922 Malloy Drive | Indianapolis, IN 46227 | 317-999-2340 | tombaine@aol.com October 7, 2010 Mr. Fred Smith Manager XYZ Company 115 Jay Street Indianapolis, IN 46337 Dear Mr. Smith: "To give real service you must add something which cannot be bought or measured with... Read More »

Cover Letters Listing

Cover Letters Listing

Our mentors have found the best examples of cover letters to demonstrate what works, and what doesn't. Read More »

Construction Manager Cover Letter

Construction Manager Cover Letter

Ryan needed a cover letter that showcased his ability to work on projects of a large scale and scope and consistently complete projects on-time and on-budget. In addition, Ryan is LEED certified, an important distinction in the construction industry. Ryan had a knack for containing costs and doing more with... Read More »

Financial Analyst Cover Letter Example

Financial Analyst Cover Letter Example

Many people write cover letters that state that they are good communicators, hard working, loyal, dedicated, team players, etc. While these are important traits for a job seeker, when these words are used in cover letters they come across as suspect. So many candidates use the same words to describe their... Read More »

Graphic Designer Cover Letter Example

Graphic Designer Cover Letter Example

Audrey's cover letter not only speaks to her skills as a graphic designer, but also showcases specific achievements that will resonate with her reader. This cover letter was written as a direct response to a job posting. Each bullet point in the letter addresses a competency that was listed as a requirement on... Read More »

Bank Relationship Manager Cover Letter Example

Bank Relationship Manager Cover Letter Example

Harold, a bank relationship manager, needed a cover letter that focused on his outstanding customer service skills, high client retention rate, and impressive revenue growth. We used a quote from a retailer to drive the point home that great customer service has been the key to Harold's success. Incorporating... Read More »

Career Changer Cover Letter Example

Career Changer Cover Letter Example

From 'Cover Letter Magic' by Wendy S. Enelow and Louise M. Kursmark Read More »

Senior Managers / Executives Cover Letter

Senior Managers / Executives Cover Letter

From 'Cover Letter Magic' by Wendy S. Enelow and Louise M. Kursmark Read More »

Young Professional / New Graduate Cover Letter

Young Professional / New Graduate Cover Letter

By Deborah Wile Dib From 'Cover Letter Magic' by Wendy S. Enelow and Louise M. Kursmark Read More »

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