How to Write an Effective Cover Letter

Now is the perfect time as ever to apply for part-time jobs and internships. The secret to landing your dream job or internship is to have a resume and cover letter on hand. According to a study done by CareerBuilder, 49% of HR managers consider a cover letter the second best thing to give your resume a boost.

Unlike a resume (created to summarize your work experiences and skills in a clear and concise way), a cover letter is meant to demonstrate your relevant background and skills, and how they make you a great fit for the role and company for which you’re applying. Although not all roles or companies require a cover letter, having one that is thoughtful and well-constructed can sometimes be a deciding factor between you and another applicant.

Ascent has put together a step-by-step guide on how to effectively write a cover letter. To read the full blog post, visit: https://www.ascentfunding.com/blog/how-to-write-an-effective-cover-letter/

Source: Ascent Student Loans

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