How to Write a Winning Cover Letter
If you're looking for a sample cover letter or some generic cover letter template you can
easily duplicate, I'm going to give you some excellent advice:
Sample Cover Letters and Cover Letter Templates Don't Work!
Duplicating a sample cover letter is a sure-fire way to get your cover letter ignored
completely. The best approach is to write a customized letter just as I advise you to
customize your resume.
I hope this article will help you to do just that.
The Power of a Good Cover Letter
A persuasive, well-written, and original cover letter has power you can’t afford to waste.
It can be just as important as the resume itself for interview results. It tells the reader
things your resume can’t because of formatting, space, or style restrictions. Don’t waste
this opportunity to persuade!
The Cost of Bad Cover Letters:
A mediocre cover letter will usually be ignored, and the full weight of interview-getting
falls on the shoulders of your resume. If your resume is equally mediocre, your job
search is dead before it starts.
As a worst-case scenario, a poorly written cover letter can create a negative impression