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3 Attention-Getting Tactics for Cover Letters

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3 Attention-Getting Tactics for Cover Letters

Hiring managers and recruiters can receive hundreds—or even thousands—of applications for each open job. Typically, they can spend only a few seconds scanning a candidate’s cover letter before moving on to somebody else’s. So if you’re looking for a job, your cover letter has to capture a reader’s attention right away.

Career coach Evelyn Salvador, the author of the recently released book “Step-by-Step Cover Letters,” has some tips on ...

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    kevbayer

    over 3 years ago

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    Really? Each of these sounds rather cheesy to me. I guess they're definitely attention-getting though. I find writing cover letters very difficult - it feels like bragging or overly pompous boasting. A salesmen I am not! :-)
    Thanks for the tips, I'll look up the book mentioned and see if it helps!

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    Robinsf

    over 3 years ago

    4 comments

    How about: Work hard, be loyal, be commited.

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    Robinsf

    over 3 years ago

    4 comments

    How does: Work hard, be loyal, be confident. The rest will come.

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