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  • Writer's pictureMatthew Coppola

Cover Letter or No Cover Letter - What's Best for Your Resume?

Updated: Jan 23



Cover letter provided to employer
Do you prepare cover letters?

When applying for jobs, it's becoming increasingly common for companies to request a cover letter as part of the application process.


A cover letter is a great way to showcase your personality and passion for the role, while your resume outlines your skills and experience.


However, some recruiters and employers may need more time to read every cover letter. That said, not all employers are the same; some may value a cover letter more than others.

Including a cover letter with your application is always a good idea.


This way, you can personalize your application to the specific company and role you're applying for. Doing so can help you stand out from applicants who may only send a resume.


Remember, every organization is unique and will have different expectations for the role they're hiring for. So, including a cover letter is a great way to show that you've done your research and are genuinely interested in the position.

Disclaimer: The information provided on this blog is for general informational purposes only. It may not be accurate, complete, or up-to-date. The content is not intended to constitute professional advice. Readers are encouraged to seek professional guidance for their specific situations.


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