Writing Cover Letters That Will Get You in the Door
A great cover letter is your ticket to an interview. We'll show you exactly how to make it happen.
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So you're looking for a job. We know it's tough. There's a ton of paperwork to plow through, and it's tempting to just copy-and-paste your generic letter, and blast it out into the job hunt universe. Don't. Instead, take the time and do it right, and it will pay off.
In this course, you'll get real-world advice from hiring managers and human resources directors about what they look for in a cover letter. You'll learn the one sentence that should be in your head as you write. You'll hone your "elevator pitch" - and turn it into a killer first paragraph.
We'll give you tips on how cover letters for media jobs differ from the ones you write for other positions, why electronic applications make a difference, and how to make the job listing or ad work for you.
Try this comprehensive tutorial - about 30 minutes later, you'll be all set to write the letter that will open the door to your next job interview.
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