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Tailoring Your Cover Letter to a Job Posting/Want Ad:
If you want your cover letter to stand out among the multitudes of responses the average job posting often receives you must speak to the requirements listed in the ad.
Identify the keywords and buzzwords in the ad use them in your response and you’ll sound like the answer to an employer’s prayers.
Take it a step further and conduct a little research on the employer and add a key nugget of information in your cover letter to showcase your knowledge.
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