Cover Letter FAQs
How Do I Explain an Employment Gap?
When you have recent gaps in your resume, your cover letter gives you an opportunity to explain an employment gap.
How Do I Format a Cover Letter?
How you format your cover letter, both from a content (the information you include) and a presentation perspective is important.
How Do I Write Personalized Cover Letter
Personalize your cover letter and, if you can, address it to the individual responsible for hiring. Here's how.
How Should I Address an Email Cover Letter?
When you are sending an email cover letter it is important to include a subject line, your signature, and to address the email to the person who is hiring for the position.
How Should I Mention Relocation in a Cover Letter?
When you are relocating, how you mention the fact that you're moving in your cover letters is important. Here's how to address relocation in a cover letter.
How Should I Sign a Cover Letter?
Information on what to include in the signature of a cover letter when sending cover letter documents or email cover letters.
Should I Include a Cover Letter If It's Not Required?
Should you include a cover letter when it's not listed as required in a job posting? Here's the pros and cons of including a cover letter when the employer doesn't ask for one.
What is a Cover Letter?
A cover letter is a document sent with your resume to provide additional information on your skills and experience.
What Type of Cover Letter Should I Use?
There are several types of cover letters that can be sent to employers and contacts. Be sure to choose a type of cover letter that reflects how you are applying for the job or the type of job search assistance you are requesting.