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How to Write the Perfect Cover Letter for Any Job
Your cover letter is the first thing potential employers see and, therefore, it greatly impacts potential employers’ opinions of you. A will entice the reader to continue on to your resume. A poorly written cover letter may mean your resume doesn’t get read at all. The following are five tips to help you write the perfect cover letter:
Writing the Perfect Cover Letter - Harvard Business Review
In order to write the perfect cover letter, or one that is close to being perfect, you must catch the reader’s eye right away. Some job-seekers take this piece of advice the wrong way and excitedly proceed with using different font colors, sizes, and bold and/or italic commands. This will only result in a chaotic-looking cover letter. Instead, limit the highlights and the color and size changes to sections or headings so your cover letter appears neat and carefully prepared. One of the simplest tricks you can do is to use a font that is attractive and more readable. In this regard, studies have shown that Georgia, Times New Roman, and other serif fonts are easier and nicer to read in hard copy as opposed to Arial, Tahoma, and other sans serif fonts. This is because unlike sans serif fonts, serif fonts make use of small horizontal lines and clean flourishes that allow the eye to be carried along.