7 Cover Letter Blunders

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A perfect resume is often ruined by a poorly planned cover letter. Whether you are adding your cover letter to your application to meet submission guidelines or you simply want to show that you are committed to getting the job, make sure that you avoid making these seven cover letter blunders.
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