Basics of a Cover Letter – What, Why, How, Tips/Hacks
A covering letter usually comes with multiple connotations. People use this as an excuse to showcase their life's story. What exactly is a cover letter though, and why/when do you need it? How can you go about framing a job-winning cover letter?
We tackle all these issues in an exhaustive infographic from an online resume builder. The idea is to always put the recruiter in mind before anything else. Even if you’re talking about your contributions, showcase it in a way that conveys how the recruiter can benefit from the same.
Do some research around the company you’re targeting and mention why you think it’s the perfect place for you. This is the game-changing element that is often missed by most applicants. While the first 2 paras broadly discuss how you’ll be the perfect fit for the company, the last para mentions how the company is perfect for you.