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Connect the dots

Cover Letters and Resumes go Hand in Hand

Cover letters are a critical component of your application package. Even when not 'required', they are expected, since they are how you...

  • Introduce yourself to the hiring committee/manager
  • Communicate sincerity and interest in the position and company you're applying to
  • Paint a picture of your personal fit for the position
  • Connect your experience and skills to the job requirements
  • Express personality and add perspective to your application 
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