Should I always provide a cover letter for a job application?
I am applying for a private accountant job with a large toy store. I have attached my resume, but they also give me a chance to attach a cover letter, references, transcripts, etc. There is no way to attach my transcripts, but should I write a cover letter?
Asked By: blackoutparty111 - 3/26/2011
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Hi there, Yes you should include a cover letter. Its a good way to sell yourself to this job your applying for. Summary your key points you can bring to this role and note them down. Show enthusiasm for there company and what you can bring to this role. So after they finish your cover letter they want to read your CV... More
Answered By: Nik - 3/28/2011
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A cover letter looks professional to potential employers and can be an excellent addition.
Answered By: David Green - 3/26/2011
A very important factor you need to know, the resume cover letter and curriculum vitae ought to always be mailed with each other. Mailing one of these may cost you losing a job interview. The cover letter might help the actual manager get a more clear impression about you and it is likely the reason why you will likely... More
Answered By: Jack Stove - 3/26/2011
Providing a cover letter is a must. As a former interviewer, the cover letter is the first thing I would look at. If the cover letter was good, then I would move on to the resume. If there were no cover letter, I would toss the resume in the pile with the rest of the resumes. Cover letters are what set you apart from... More
Answered By: Raymond - 3/26/2011
no, cover letter is annoying
Answered By: Tayler Kingston - 3/30/2011
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