The cover letter is usually the first thing the hiring manager sees, and is one of the best tools to make a positive first impression. TAG's recommended cover letter strategies will improve the
effectiveness of your cover letter and ensure you convey the right
In a nutshell, your cover letter should say, "I'm the right person
for the job. I have unique skills and experience that will help your
company right away. I hope you're as excited about this as I am." The
accompanying resume should then prove your case. Put another way, the cover letter is the advertisement for your resume.
To get your resume read, and to get that job interview, your cover letter must do the following nine things.
Get started on your cover letter today by reviewing TAG's cover letter essentials. Additionally, we have some great resume resources and interview tools you might find beneficial as well.