To ‘Cover’ Letter or Not to ‘Cover’ Letter

The controversy rages on–is a cover letter necessary these days?  Most cover letters aren’t written very well, so it’s no wonder that some folks in HR don’t want to waste their time reading them.  And job-seekers don’t want to write them, or at least, don’t seem to know what to say in them.

Study this article and the next one, Match Your Qualifications to the Employer’s Needs, to see how to make the cover letter help you improve your chances of actually interviewing with an employer’s HR representative and the person-who-has-the-power-to-hire you–your future supervisor.