A Well-Written Cover Letter Reinforces Your Communication Skills


The concept of using a cover letter to demonstrate communication skills is reinforced in a column by Kate Wendleton and Dale Dauten. An employer wrote to the career columnists to about his experience in reviewing cover letters during a recent search for technicians:
The most obvious thing that people failed to do was to address the items that were called out in the job advertisements. Applicant packages that got the most attention were those that organized their applications to follow the job ads.
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