The Ultimate Guide to Cover Letters

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Many job seekers don't pay much attention to the cover letter. While it's true that close to half of hiring managers routinely report they don't read cover letters, there is another half that frequently do. And since you don't know which half you are sending your resume to, it's important to have a powerful cover letter.

Job searching is about building relationships and proving to a prospective employer that you are a good fit for the organization. Your cover letter is your first opportunity to establish rapport with an employer.

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