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Cover Letters

Writing a good cover letter is often the most difficult part of the application process. What information is expected? How can I promote myself properly? Is a cover letter really necessary?

Knock 'Em Dead Cover Letters is a great resource for those struggling to produce a strong, clear cover letter. There are many situational examples in this book, including "cold call" letters, responses to advertisements in the paper, online and in email. The author also explores the key words and essential elements of a great cover letter as well as how to edit and polish your work for maximum effect. There are also some sample cover letters for different professions and many are given different treatment depending on how you are responding to the advert.

All in all, this is an extremely helpful resource for those looking to improve their cover letter writing skills as well as those who are making their first attempt at a cover letter. There are many other resources available about cover letter writing at your local library branch!