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201 Killer Cover Letters Third Edition, 3rd Edition by Andrea Paxton, Sandra Podesta

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CHAPTER 10

Killer Resources

 

IF YOU’VE MADE it this far, the hard part is done. You’ve identified your strengths, determined what benefits they offer your next employer, and fashioned them into sentences and paragraphs that you can use in your jobhunting letters, e-mails, and notes. You’ve written attention-grabbing openings and action-oriented closings. You’re ready to send your own killer cover letters. Before you hit Send, though, take a few minutes to be certain that you’ve thought of everything.

The following pages will help ensure that your letters are really as strong as they possibly can be.

First, scan the list of words and phrases to avoid. If your letter is replete with jargon, your message may not get through as clearly as it should. ...

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