5 Important Cover Letter Guidelines That People Still Think It's OK to Ignore
If you’re like me, every time you hear those two words, your stomach drops a little. And you may even rethink your decision to apply. Actually, this position doesn’t really sound like a great culture fit for me, and I’d probably hate working in that part of town anyway...
Chances are, as much as you try to avoid it, most companies will require this dreaded written statement. And even if it’s optional, you should still write one.
This video from Forbes will help make this task a bit more manageable by pointing out all the basics you probably forgot about—from the length of your letter, to what to include, to how to stand out, and more. So go back to that application and start planning out what you’ll say to make the hiring manager realize you’re the one for the job. You can do this!
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Abby is a reporting and evaluation manager at an employee wellness company in Washington, DC. In addition to calculating the health risks for different companies, she also manages and contributes articles to her local gym’s blog. When she’s not crunching numbers or posting content, you can find her taking selfies with her cat (Mildred Meow Meow), hunting down the perfect café, or zipping through the city on her new bike, named Libby. Say hi on Twitter.