A cover letter is a sure fire way to get your resume looked at by human resources. This is the first step in branding who you are as a public relations practitioner or corporate communicator.
As a newbie or veteran, it’s important to have the right information for the company you’re interested in. Be sure to do the research on the company to see if it would be a perfect fit for you before you put a second thought into writing that cover letter.
Then ask yourself how much you know about the position. That will ensure your cover letter showcases your capabilities.
Some of the best cover letters I have come across show just that. Here are some helpful tips to get your cover letter read and resume noticed:
1. Research the company. This will help you generate a cover letter that gives you an edge
2. Put thought into content. A cover letter is a letter, keep it brief, but showcase your capabilities. This will entice HR into wanting to read your resume.