In this blog post we discuss the top tips on identifying when and how a funny cover letter could work for you. Comedy is not for everyone, but by following our tips you’re sure to end up with a quality cover letter that makes you stand out for all the right reasons.
“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.