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Writing Effective Cover Letters

Writing a cover letter often seems like a particularly daunting task. However, if you take it one step at a time, you'll soon be an expert at writing letters to send with your resume. A cover letter typically accompanies each resume you send out. Your cover letter may make the difference between obtaining a job interview and having your resume ignored, so, it makes good sense to devote the necessary time and effort to writing effective cover letters. This class will step you through the process of writing effective cover letters. It includes writing tips and suggestions, samples, and answers to your cover letter questions.

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