Yes, Bullets Make Cover Letters Reader-Friendly


Kelly writes:
I have been talking with some colleagues about cover letters and I suggested that sometimes using bullet points can be effective in a cover letter. A few colleagues disagreed. What’s your opinion?


The Career Doctor responds:
Bullets make a cover letter more reader-friendly by breaking up big blocks of type. See our article Special Cover-Letter Formats Can Grab Employers’ Attention which has links to a bulleted letter and a bulleted section of a letter.