Need a Killer Cover Letter? We've Gotcha, um, Covered
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You know how writing a killer cover letter can feel a lot like, um, a root canal for your brain?
For some, the exercise is so doggone painful they either bail on it altogether, or end up scribbling out something bland, wordy or super not helpful when it comes to landing an interview.
And landing the interview is the entire point.
Your resume and cover letter are the dynamic duo of job search – marketing tools that, when done right, will help you get your foot through the door and a shot at dazzling your future employer.
Cover letters present a huge opportunity to capture the attention of recruiters and hiring managers. Here’s why: most people’s are really BAD. Thanks to most of your competition, the people on the receiving end are accustomed to reading cookie-cutter, snoozeworthy cover letter prose. So when something incredible (and on point) lands on their desk, they’re gonna stop and take notice.
So how can you pull it off?
Let us teach you
We’ve been working with LinkedIn.com to create two inspiring new courses designed to take the “root canal” factor out of cover letter writing and get you noticed.
If you are a LinkedIn Premium member, you already have access to the entire LinkedIn Learning library of self-paced video courses (and there are a TON).
Simply click on the tiny little “Learning” icon right at the top of your profile or go right to:
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LinkedIn Learning is an incredible resource for anyone looking to shore up or gain new technology skills, sharpen your business capabilities, or get a handle on your job search strategy. You’ll find more than 13,000 online video tutorials on LinkedIn Learning (including five and counting featuring Jenny) — and it’s all there for the taking with your free month.
Cover letters can be tricky.
Let’s work together to crack the cover letter code and get you landing some of these interviews you know you deserve.