The Dos and Don’ts of Cover Letters [Infographic]

A cover letter is your chance to distance yourself from the competition… a chance to prove you have the right skills, attitude and values for that specific company.

And yet a cover letter can backfire. If not done well, the reader will know – in just a few seconds – that you are not the “detail oriented” and “passionate” professional with “excellent communication skills” that your resume says you are.

To help avoid that fate, we present this infographic from JobCluster which presents several dos and don’ts for your cover letter. Browse through this easy to digest advice… and see if your cover letter might benefit from a little touch-up!

 

Dos and Donts of Cover Letters

 

 

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  • guest

    “Don’t use pleonasms that tough to understand…” It must be: “pleonasms that are tough to understand…” It’s easy to advise others on correct grammar, but when it’s about checking his/her own info-shminfo-graphic, the result is not brilliant.

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