Differentiate Yourself with a Cover Letter


In a blog entry on Cube Rule, 5 reasons to love cover letters when you really hate them, Scott Herrick responds to a general job-seeker sentiment of hating writing cover letters by offering five reasons to write them anyway. Here’s one of his reasons: Cover letters show differentiation from the masses. The rule here is that everyone hates writing cover letters, so they don’t. The fact they don’t means if you DO write one, you can have a competitive advantage over other candidates to get the interview. Differentiating yourself in this job market is critical to get the interview and a cover letter is a great way to show that simply by doing one.