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Employer Impressed with Two-Column Cover Letter


Continuing our series excerpted from our new, free white paper, Cover Letter Reboot: A Crowdsourced Update of Traditional Cover-letter Advice for Today’s Job Search, which you can download here. If you prefer not to download, you can read the contents here. WhitePaperScreenshot.jpg In this part of the series, we asked hiring decision-makers to describe cover letters that really wowed them. Each post over the next several days will reveal one decision-maker’s response: The first time a received a two-column or T-formation cover letter I was blown away. The person who submitted it was interviewed and hired for the position. It’s rare that I see that format, but it’s a very effective way for the job-seeker to articulate how well the individual’s experience matches the job requirements.    — Jenson Crawford, director of engineering, Fetch Technologies, El Segundo, CA
See all the parts of the white paper/Cover Letter Reboot package: Cover Letter Wish List: Hiring Decision-Makers Reveal What They Want to See in Cover Letters, Hiring Decision-Makers Cite Top Cover-Letter Mistakes that Disqualify Job-Seekers, and Cover Letters That Wowed: Hiring Decision-Makers Describe Winning Cover Letters.