Andromeda Rising in Rockbridge, Ohio said: If they don't ask for a letter, don't give them one. But if they do expect a letter, you'd better give them one. And in spite of what Ruby says, why wouldn't you? A cover letter is another tool you can use to sell yourself.
I dont write cover letters any longer and I get interviews...a fairly good amt too.
Cover letters take way too much time to write....tailoring each one to the job you apply to is really too much. Aside from that, I think the cover letter is almost a duplicate of the resume so why write one anyway.
Ever read cover letters in a book from the library. So funny! Ex. I will call you this Monday to discuss how I can contribute to Andromeda Rising Corp.
I worked closely with the late Steve Jobs at Apple to develop the very first Mac.
Maybe with certain professions they are necessary???
Dear Mr. Gutierrez,
I am writing to apply for a loader position at Target Warehouse and Distribution Center. I have three years of experience working as a loader for Walmart in their local distribution center and can lift seventy-five pounds repeatedly. I am hardworking and dependable and can work on my feet for long hours all qualities I know make a good fit.
At Walmart I use forklifts and other loading equipment as needed and I have the appropriate licenses to drive them. I also routinely carry large items to help load them into trucks. My references will tell you that I am a good team player and work well with others to get the job done. My experience in a warehouse and my willingness to do what it takes to get the job done both make me a great pick. I have good listening skills and follow directions well. My flexibility allows me to come in whenever I’m needed. With me as your newest loader Target Distribution Center will be gaining a dedicated and hard worker on your team.
I look forward to meeting with you in person to further discuss the available position. I am available by telephone to schedule an interview.