Is a cover letter really so important?
Too many people fail to understand the importance of a cover letter. So many think that they can write one letter and use it for all their job applications without any amendment...
Writing an effective cover letter can win you the job
A cover letter should not be a ‘two-liner’ with your résumé attached. The aim of the application letter is to introduce yourself and to convince an employer that they should interview you...
What is a Cover Letter?
A cover letter is not a job application - it's a short and specific letter that should always accompany any résumé, folio or any other application document that you send to a prospective employer or recruiter.
A cover letter is as important as the resume
While we all know that a resume is important to the jobsearch process, it is not necessarily the most important document you will need to secure an interview. Many people believe that a strategically targeted cover letter..
Ask Kate: Is a cover letter necessary?
Two friends want to settle an argument. One says cover letters are passe, the other says they are a must.
How Optimists View the Current Job Market
Every time we pick up the paper or watch the evening news, we see more job losses and disappointing economic figures that can make it seem like the end of the world for people who are currently looking for work.
Do You Get Paid to be Unhappy?
It could be that you don't like your boss, the culture of your company, the hours, the long commute, the industry or that you don’t get to use the skills that you have to their maximum capacity, but whatever the reason..
The Only Guarantee in Job-Hunting
The world of job seeking is a challenging one with many variances and options that can make the process frustrating and confusing for many people.
Sample Cover Letter Overview
AB Resumes are big believers of systems in place. In saying this, a cover letter is expected as part of the job application process, and is the first point of contact your new employer will see.
Sample Cover Letter - IV
See this example cover letter from a candidate who has held sales and operational leadership roles for the past 8 years.