“Sir” or “Madam” might have their place in polite society, but not in cover letters. Here, we look at why “Dear Sir or Madam” is the wrong way to address your cover letter recipient and the best alternatives.
It’s unwise to treat cover letter spacing as an afterthought. Get it right and readers likely won’t notice. But getting it wrong could mean game over. Even if they don’t realize what’s “off” about the letter, they’ll simply move on to the next application. The cover letter spacing advice in this guide will help make your letter reader-friendly.
If you’re wondering whether hiring managers even read cover letters in 2023, we’re here to assure you that this essential document is still extremely necessary and may just be the thing that lands you the interview.
Applying for jobs happens all around the globe, of course. But how do job seekers in different countries apply for a job? Does a Dutch cover letter look different than it does in another country? To shed light on the differences, resume.io analyzed over 350,000 cover letters from 19 countries.
A cover letter outline lets you focus on the quality of what you’re writing, while keeping the quantity of words in check. Resume.io is here to help with step-by-step practical tips for cover letter outlines, along with adaptable examples.
Cover letters are a critical part of the job application process, and yet many struggle with how to write them. The cover letter writing tips in this guide will help you move beyond amateur errors and into the realm of a job-winning professional.
There’s a knack for writing cover letters that are not too long or not too short for their intended purpose. Resume.io is here to walk you through the Goldilocks guidelines for getting “just right” winning results.
When applying for a job, it is a good idea to include a cover letter in addition to your resume. A cover letter gives the hiring manager a brief introduction to your expertise, and it should encourage them to want to read your resume.