Basics of a Cover Letter

Opening:  Write a personable, inviting opening paragraph that introduces you, notes how your skills are a perfect fit for the job, and displays your enthusiasm.

Hook:  Highlight your past achievements as they relate to the job you are applying for.

Skills:  Emphasize additional relevant skills, such as computer languages, licences and certifications.

Action:  Prompt the reader for further action, such as reading your resume.

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