Q. Most online job boards seem to only want a copy of my resume, but some postings require a cover letter and others make them optional. A cover letter takes a lot of thought and time. Does it really matter? -DL A. Over the years, I’ve often had similar doubts–mainly because I’ve seen so…… Continue reading Q&A: Are Cover Letters Still Relevant?
By Jill O’Mahony Stewart Are cover letters still necessary? This question comes up a lot. As bots screen our resumes, we wonder if we really need an accompanying cover letter. A resounding “yes” comes from the online world supporting job seekers: “… far too often, job seekers treat the cover letter as an afterthought to…… Continue reading Compelling Cover Letters: Why They Still Matter
By Allie Binford While most of the internship and job search process is consistent across the public relations industry, there is one inconsistent factor: the cover letter. Some companies require them, some make them optional, and some ditch them altogether. When applying for internships and jobs in any field, it’s important to put your best…… Continue reading Cover Letters: To Do or Not To Do