do i needa cover letter if job posting doesn't mention it?

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smittytron3k
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do i needa cover letter if job posting doesn't mention it?

Postby smittytron3k » Sat Jan 29, 2011 5:17 pm

title is pretty self-explanatory. thanks!

dakatz
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Re: do i needa cover letter if job posting doesn't mention it?

Postby dakatz » Sat Jan 29, 2011 5:21 pm

I always like to write one up since there are many things my resume and grades alone won't convey. If the job is in an area you are very interested in practicing in, you should take the chance to say why. If you know someone in the organization, say so. Are you particularly interested in some aspect of the job or organization and would like to convey your passion for it? Any of these things makes adding a cover letter a good idea. It adds a human element to a very cold resume document.

Sup Kid
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Re: do i needa cover letter if job posting doesn't mention it?

Postby Sup Kid » Sat Jan 29, 2011 5:53 pm

It will NEVER hurt to add a cover letter. If they don't want to read it, they won't, but they won't knock you because you wrote one.




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