Do I Need To Include a Cover Letter
Cover letters fall into the category of “Damned if you do, and damned if you don’t.” Generally speaking, it is a good idea to have a well-crafted cover letter. But depending on the situation, it may or may not be necessary to send one.
If you do craft a cover letter, try to mirror the job description of the position of which you are applying for. If the ad calls for a certain amount of experience, try to indicate as such. If they give you a line by line summary of the ideal candidate try to demonstrate how you fit the criteria. The trick, however, is not to make the cover letter too long. Just a paragraph or two outlining how you fit the specific criteria should do the trick. So, when do you or do not send the cover letter? Let’s look at some instances; [Read more…] about COVER LETTERS