cover letter


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cover letter

n.
A letter sent with other documents, especially a resume or curriculum vitae, as an introduction or a summary.
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Noun1.cover letter - a letter sent along with other documents to provide additional information
letter, missive - a written message addressed to a person or organization; "mailed an indignant letter to the editor"
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If the online application is not functioning, please send a cover letter and resume via email to govappointments@wisconsin.
Por exemplo, um item muitas vezes negligenciado e a cover letter que, embora seja optativa, pode ser melhor explorada pelos autores.
It covers each section of a resume--identifying information, education, work experience, and special skills and interests--and parts of the cover letter.
Speaking during the launch of the online platform, which has proven successful over its six months trial period, Lisa Mathews, the Arcade Resumes' President, said that wider market reach would not only improve the company's market reach, but also provide the American job market with an affordable and proven resume and cover letter writing service.
Forget about a cover letter when applying to midsize and big companies (500 or more employees).
The challenge of writing a powerful cover letter can lead job candidates to search endlessly for advice, but be careful.
You would be hard pressed to find a consultant that submits a proposal for services without including a cover letter.
Competition for jobs has never been hotter, so think of the cover letter you send off with your job application as your secret weapon.
I fall into the latter camp--but I do recognize that the role of the cover letter has changed.
The main communicative purpose of a cover letter is "to elicit a specific response from its reader(s)" (Bhatia, 1993, p.
FOR many jobseekers, once their CV has been perfected, it can often be easy to forget about the cover letter.