Cover Letters

The Traditional Cover Letter. Is it Outdated?

The Traditional Cover Letter. Is it Outdated?

Attaching a cover letter to an email is tedious for recipients. Pasting letters makes LONG emails. Concise, fact-based cover notes are key! — Gayle Howard (@GayleHoward) October 13, 2013 A recent survey by the global careers association, Career Directors...

Yawn, It’s Another Dud Cover Letter

7 Happybrook Lane Croydon Vic 3136 Telephone: 8888 7776 Email: John@bigpool.com September 8, 2010 Attention: David Whitehead Recruitment Re: Your Advertised Position Dear Sir or Madam I would like to apply for the position advertised in The Trumpet on September 9th...

Cover Letters: What to Avoid

Avoid:  Any disparaging remarks about your current employer or employment situation Using cliches such as "I have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, I am a team player" Talking about what you want and what you expect. Spelling and grammar errors. It...