Even experienced career changers can quake at the thought of putting a new cover letter together. Resumes tend to be straight forward documents, but the cover letter can be a difficult document to complete or even start writing. Cover letters must be concise, specific to the job position, and illustrate attractive qualities about you.
Follow these tips to create an outstanding cover letter for your career search:
The cover letter is a one-page document that highlights your skills, interests, and abilities to make a significant difference to a company. Use the cover letter to generate interest and confidence in your ability to make an immediate difference in a new career.
Share your tips how you used a cover letter to help you get a job!
About the Blogger:
Chad Storlie is a Retired US Army Officer, the author of Combat Leader to Corporate Leader and has published over 280 articles in over 170 publications on military veterans, career advancement, business, leadership, strategy, education, financial planning, and national security topics. Chad excels as an author, mentor, speaker, and teacher showing business leaders and military veterans how military skills make lives, careers, and businesses better. Chad is an adjunct Professor of Marketing at Creighton University. Chad has a BA from Northwestern University and an MBA from Georgetown University. Follow Chad @CombatToCorp and http://www.combattocorporate.com/.
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