Dear Experts, I know I need a killer cover letter to have any chance in this job market. Do you have any writing tips and/or examples? Here is how the T.A.P. experts answered on Twitter:@heatherhuhmanQ#125 Here are some articles for you to read about cover letters: http://tinyurl.com/qqna5m@kgrantcareersQ#125 Keeping cover brief. Use 4 bullet points to show off accomplishments. Quantified accomplishments even better. @askamanagerQ#125 How to write a good cover letter: http://bit.ly/te0R0@juliaericksonQ#125 Cov letter a mktg document - how will your past help co reach its goals - more at: http://bit.ly/3wSuZd@sweetcareersQ#125 Emph. your UNIQUE set of qualifications and how these fit spec employer needs.   @gradversityQ#125 3 things: Tailor to each specific job. Write passionately about your skills/abilities and how you will "fit". Proofread! @jtodonnellQ#125 Cover letters need to tell story of how you connect personally w/ co's product/service. Be interesting! @dawnbugniQ#125 Cover letter compels to read rez. 1/3 chance it'll be read in order intended, if at all. Meat goes into rez. Our Twitter Advice Project (T.A.P.) is no longer an active campaign. To find an answer to the above question, please use the "Search" box in the right-hand column of this website.

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