How important is a cover letter for employment? What should be stated in a cover letter?

Asked By: JistheRealDeal - 10/17/2006
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Answered By: low_on_ram - 10/17/2006
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Opinions vary. It's a good opportunity to introduce yourself in a more conversational tone that you are able to convey in a formal resume. I don't think it's necessary but I'd recommend it. I've always included a letter with my resume. FP
Answered By: F. Perdurabo - 10/17/2006
It immediately states who is sending the resume, time subject and etc.
Answered By: Celes S - 10/17/2006
As someone who works in hiring, it can definately set you apart from everyone else. Try to tailor it to the particular job. I HATE getting form letters from prospective applicants. It just makes it look like you don't really care about this particular job. The best thing to do is write a cover letter and include... More
Answered By: Emily W - 10/17/2006
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