How To Write a Modern Cover Letter Addressing Employer Pain

modern cover letter

We’re speaking figuratively, of course! But if you’re tired of sending garden-variety cover letters into the recruiting void, a modern cover letter — a Pain Letter™ — may increase your odds of landing an initial interview. What’s a “Pain Letter™,” you ask? Liz Ryan, CEO and Founder of The Human Workplace, has written extensively on this topic…. Read more »

Where Will Your Cover Letter Take You?

A carefully crafted cover letter can put you at the top of a recruiter’s “hot” list. A generic or sloppy one? That will send you directly to the “reject” pile. So ask yourself this important question: In its current state, where will your cover letter take you? A few weeks ago, Kinsa Group shared advice… Read more »

Does Your Cover Letter Make Hiring Managers Cringe – or Smile?

Generic opening lines? Boring rehash of your resume? Typos? YIKES! If you want to make a hiring manager cringe (and promptly send you a rejection letter), commit one of the cover letter mistakes above. But if you want to make a hiring manager smile (and promptly call you for an interview), use these expert tips… Read more »