Cover letters

You only have a few seconds to capture a hiring manager's attention. A well-written, convincing cover letter that articulately addresses the needs and qualifications of a job posting will increase your chances of moving into the “yes” pile. 

Here are some things that every cover letter needs:

  • A relevant and engaging introduction demonstrating great research about the company and why you want to work for them
  • Include the name of someone who you connected with at the company
  • Two paragraphs (or three bullet-points) where you match your skills to the needs of the position
  • A thank you to the employer and discuss next steps, such as a meeting or interview


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