Cover Letter Tailoring

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What is the purpose of a resume cover letter?

Cover Letter Tailoring

The main purpose of the resume cover letter is to tailor your application to a specific job and to communicate a brief glimpse of who you are to a potential employer.

A resume acts as a general advertisement and the cover letter explains why your skills and experience are applicable to the specific job. The cover letter also gives you an opportunity to show your personality, so use it.

   

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