Cover Letter Checklist
Cover Letter Basics:
Do you understand the strategic importance of cover letters? See our article, The Basics of a Dynamic Cover Letter.
Are you planning to send employers any cover letters via email, as part of your electronic job-search? Before you do, see our article, Tips for a Dynamic Email Cover Letter.
Appearance and Inclusion of Vital Information:
Is it an original letter rather than a mass-produced copy?
Is the letter in a standard business-letter format? See this page of our Cover Letter Tutorial.
Is it clear where the employer can reach you during business hours? Have you ensured that either a person or a machine will take the employer’s call?
Is the letter neat and attractive?
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