Cover Letters

July 17, 2014

I'm thinking Jennifer did a solid job with this piece until she connected information with her title. She offers good insight to novice job hunters with common sense views. I do disagree with her position on cover letters. Its my experience (and coaching) that cover letters help candidates tie their experience into the job criteria with some subject matter expertise nuance. Resumes are general documents. Cover letters are an exercise in refinement of information for mission-specific hiring.less


Cover Letter - Outdated or Valuable? - by 

Jennifer Hasse, PHR, Director of Human Resources and Recruitment



"As a recruiter for over 7 years, I see résumés and applications on a daily basis. They are, um, interesting to say the least. Typical things like punctuation and spelling are mandatory for me to give your app a serious look...."


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