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    May 2006

    Writing a Cover Letter

    Writing a cover letter is an important part of the resume process. Today, most resumes include a cover letter. A cover letter can help you get your foot in the door and spur interest about your job qualifications and personal character. Here are some tips on writing a cover letter.

    Writing a cover letter is an increasingly important task. Cover letters have gained popularity over the years because they add dimension to your character and job qualifications.

    Sometimes a resume can be very technical and adding a cover letter can personalize yourself, hopefully to help get you noticed and stand out in the crowd.

    If you are writing a cover letter for the first time it might be worth your while to visit online job sites that provide tutorials for job seekers on how to write a cover letters properly.

    Writing a cover letter does require some tact and preparation. Other good resources are publications that can be found in book stores.

    For most people a cover letter is a marketing tool to help the employer understand your job qualifications, past experience and personality. A cover letter helps you stand out and will hopefully along with your resume help you receive a phone call from the employer for you to come down for a job interview.

    If you are looking to stand out from the crowd and land that perfect job opportunity, take a look at how writing a cover letter can help.

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    May 2006

    Thumbs up Re: Writing a Cover Letter

    This is a real fact put in a very nice and detailed way depicting that cover letters act as nutshell for resumes and helps to give picture at a glance about what is the position applied for and so on. Hope people would definitely start preparing cover letters after reading this discussion.

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