7 Cover Letter Blunders

AAA

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.
Related Articles
  1. Personal Finance

    The Complete Guide To Job Searching: Cover Letters

    You have found a job that sounds ideal. You might have the exact skills that the employer is looking for, but unless you can broadcast your abilities, the employer may never know you are the ...
  2. Professionals

    7 Cover Letter Blunders

    Your resume might be stellar, but if your cover letter is a mess, that resume is likely to go straight into the trash unread.
  3. Personal Finance

    Financial Analyst Cover Letters That Get You Hired

    Crafting a strong cover letter for a job can increase your chances of standing out from the crowd and landing an interview. Some techniques that help.
  4. Retirement

    Letter Of Instruction - Don't Leave Life Without It

    This simple document can take the guesswork and headache out of settling your estate.
  5. Professionals

    Top Job Search Mistakes For Finance Grads

    Looking to land your dream job? Skip the entry-level position by avoiding these common errors.
  6. Personal Finance

    The Complete Guide To Job Searching: The Resume

    Your cover letter will be accompanied by a resume. A good resume will explain why you are qualified for a job, and provide a brief summary of your experience, education and skills. Just as companies ...
  7. Personal Finance

    The Complete Guide To Job Searching: The Interview

    An interview offers the opportunity for a potential employer to learn more about you. During the interview process, you need to confidently communicate your skills, strengths and accomplishments, ...
  8. Professionals

    How To Write An Effective Investment Banking Resume

    A persuasive resume can give you the edge you need in a competitive market.
  9. Investing

    Letter of Credit

    A letter of credit is a document from a bank promising to pay the holder a certain amount if the holder fulfills certain obligations. Sellers in commercial transactions often require buyers to ...
  10. Personal Finance

    Don't Be Without A Letter Of Intent

    If you don't have a letter of intent in your desk, write one now. Here's why – and what should be in it.
Hot Definitions
  1. Reverse Mortgage

    A type of mortgage in which a homeowner can borrow money against the value of his or her home. No repayment of the mortgage ...
  2. Labor Market

    The labor market refers to the supply and demand for labor, in which employees provide the supply and employers the demand. ...
  3. Demand Curve

    The demand curve is a graphical representation of the relationship between the price of a good or service and the quantity ...
  4. Goldilocks Economy

    An economy that is not so hot that it causes inflation, and not so cold that it causes a recession. This term is used to ...
  5. White Squire

    Very similar to a "white knight", but instead of purchasing a majority interest, the squire purchases a lesser interest in ...
  6. MACD Technical Indicator

    Moving Average Convergence Divergence (or MACD) is a trend-following momentum indicator that shows the relationship between ...
Trading Center