Cover Letter Helps You Make that Great First Impression


As the saying goes, we get only one chance to make a first impression, explains Elizabeth Freedman in her article for Quint Careers, Cover Letters That Count. In a competitive job market where human resources departments are flooded with applicants, a first impression may be your only opportunity to make an impact. When trying to land a first job or internship, a strong, succinct cover letter is one of the best tools you can use to get noticed. And unlike other first impressions, the cover letter puts the opportunity to succeed largely in your hands.