A resume details your professional preparation and background relating to your current career objective. While most resumes won't land you the job, a good resume convinces an employer you're worth the time to interview.
As such, resumes: should be easy to read and allow a potential employer to quickly identify your strengths and abilities.
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Some job announcements require a cover letter--sometimes called an inquiry, interest, or introduction letter. Your cover letter is the “teaser” inviting the reader to study your resume more closely.
Cover letters are useful for several reasons as they:
- Help specify which job you’re applying for.
- Provide a short introduction to your main skills.
- Can show you’ve done some research into the company.
- Express a sense of your personality that can’t be done with a resume alone.
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