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What are firms looking for in a cover letter?

What are firms looking for in a cover letter?
« on: July 04, 2009, 05:22:07 PM »
Any general tips?

Re: What are firms looking for in a cover letter?
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2009, 05:43:00 PM »
My experience is that they generally dont care.  I have applied with or without cover letters.  Obviously it is probably better to use a cover letter than not.  My advice, whatever you write, just proof it really well.   Ive spoken to recruiting coordinators who have basically told me that they dont read them really unless the candidate is borderline.