An effective cover letter will motivate the Hiring Manager to read your resume. Don’t waste all the hard work that you have put into writing a successful resume with a poorly written cover letter!
Cover letters are not simply a front page for your resume. They are an important part of your application, offering you the opportunity to showcase your professionalism, skills, personality and connection with the organization that you are applying to.
Top Tips for Writing an Effective Cover Letter:
To ensure your success, the Career Development Centre has prepared the Career Development Centre Cover Letter Guide 2015 (pdf) to get you started.
Students and Alumni are always welcome to drop by the Career Development Centre in BIRCH 270A/C/D, or email email@example.com for an appointment, and have an advisor review their cover letter and resume.
Career Services Resume Guide 2015 (pdf)
Career Services Cover Letter Guide 2015 (pdf)
Career Services Interview Guide 2015 (pdf)
Career Services Networking Guide 2015 (pdf)
Developing your Value Proposition (pdf)
Action Verb List (pdf)
Dress for Success (pdf)
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