How to Write a Cover Letter: Essential Tips & Examples

Use these tips and examples to craft a cover letter that helps you attract recruiters, secure a job interview and land the job.

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Cover Letter Mistakes: 5 Things You Should Never Do

These are common cover letter mistakes you won’t want to make. Use our tips to write a cover letter that puts your best foot forward.

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Straight Advice from a Fortune 500 “Gatekeeper”

Rosa E. Vargas interviewed a recruiter who recruits for Fortune 500 companies to find out what works now with these very large employers.

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Cover Letter Tips for IT Professionals

IT Job Search Expert Don Goodman offers excellent tips for creating an impactful IT professional’s cover letter that gets the resume read.

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Resume Sample: College Student in Business Administration

Erin Kennedy, Job-Hunt’s Resumes Expert, shows how a college student can highlight her part-time and volunteer experience for a great resumes.

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What Should Your Cover Letter Contain? (Template)

Martin Yate describes how to manage the 3 key components of a successful cover letter.

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Are Cover Letters a Waste of Time?

Martin Yate explores the usefulness of cover letters to a successful job search.

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Executive Briefing Cover Letters

Martin Yate describes the Executive Briefing cover letter, which highlights your qualifications that meet the requirements of the job.

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Guide to Effective Resumes and Cover Letters

In this section, find articles, videos, and resume examples to help you create an effective resume for a successful job search today in the new era of technology for recruiting.

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6 Transferable Skills for Your Resume and Cover Letter

Martin Yate helps you identify the transferable skills required by some ‘meaningless’ terms used in job postings, so you can address what the employer really wants to know about you.

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Translating Military Experience to Civilian Jobs

How veterans can translate their military experinece into terms and skills for the civilian marketplace.

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Successful Cover Letters for Career Change

Virginia Franco shares the 5 steps you can teke to construct a cover letter which will demonstrate your interest and fit for the job, even when you are making a career change.

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When and How to Disclose Your Illness in Your Resume or Cover Letter

Chronic Illness Job Search Expert Jason Reid suggests when and how to disclose your chronic illness in a resume or cover letter.

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