Seven Ways to Improve Your Cover Letter and Get Your Application Noticed

cover letter
cover letter

Selena Dehne, JIST Publishing

Don't underestimate the power of a cover letter. When well-written, attractively designed and customized for the recipient, a cover letter is a powerful tool that can practically scream, "Interview this candidate immediately!"

But when they are thrown together using little to no consideration, personalization or creativity -- as cover letters often are -- letters are as ineffective in the job hunt as blank sheets of paper.