Cover Letters

If you search “are cover letters necessary?” you will find statistics to support all answers to that question – yes, no and sometimes! Some studies say that only 18% of recruiters consider cover letters important. Others state that 56% of employers want applicants to send cover letters. Read more here.

If there is an opportunity to add a cover letter, we say do it. Keep your cover letters focused, short, and personalized, and some of them may help you get an interview!

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How to Write a Cover Letter for an Internship (Example)

Trying to figure out how to write a cover letter for an internship can feel like a paradox. How do you explain your professional experience and skills — when you’re applying for an internship so you can gain professional experience …

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5 Tips for an Effective Internship Cover Letter

When looking for an internship, it’s important to find ways to distinguish yourself from all the other applicants. One way to do this is to include a cover letter with your resume. Cover letters are great for providing potential employers …

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8 strategies for students and recent grads to stand out when applying to jobs

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In a highly competitive job market, standing out is crucial. We asked eight professionals, including a Chief Human Resources Officer and a Head of Growth, to share their unique strategies. From harnessing the power of cover letters to telling a …

By College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career.

5 Common Cover Letter Mistakes to Avoid When Applying for Your First Job

Applying for your first job can be intimidating. Luckily, there’s a way to significantly improve your chances of getting hired: including a cover letter in your application whether it’s required or not. Doing so shows a level of professionalism that …

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Writing a Cover Letter That Will Stand Out

In this age of digital recruiting, do you really need to write something to accompany your resume or job application? Is writing a cover letter really important?

The short answer: Yes!

Yet, far too often, job seekers treat the process …

By Robert Half
Robert Half Writing a Cover Letter That Will Stand Out
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Career Resources

The Muse brings us another brilliant article outlining “The All-Time Best Tips” to writing a cover letter.

Editor and writer for The Muse, Alyse Kalish uses her love for English and writing to walk you through “all …

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