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Cover Letter Magic , 4th Edition by Wendy Enelow, Louise Kursmark

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Chapter1Cover Letter Formatsand Types forEvery Situation

Writing cover letters can be one of the most difficult tasks in your job search. Although it might have taken you a while to prepare your resume, and it certainly required a great deal of effort, once it’s done, it’s done. Although there are exceptions, generally a job seeker will use just one resume throughout a job search. Cover letters, on the other hand, must be individually written to have the most impact and generate the most response. This means that you will have to create a new letter each time you send a resume. Here’s why:

Cover letters are “situation-dependent.” Are you writing ...

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