Cover Letters

Cover Letters


CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U. S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, shares information on cover letters, including types of cover letters, important elements to consider including in a cover letter, and samples and templates.

Writing a Winning Cover Letter

Common Good Careers

Common Good Careers shares some tips on writing an engaging cover letter which suggests personalizing the letter's opening and connecting the dots between skills and job requirements.

Why Cover Letters Matter, and How to Create Good Ones

Chronicle of Philanthropy

The Chronicle of Philanthropy discusses the importance of the cover letter. The article states that the cover letter should be tailored to the job being filled, straightforward, and well written.

Ultimate Guide to Writing Cover Letters


Use the resources in this guide to make sure that your cover letter gets noticed. You’ll find expert advice, useful tools, and practical guidance to help you write an effective cover letter that will make you stand out from the competition.

The 8 Cover Letters You Need to Read Now

The Muse

The Muse is a useful resource for career planning and advancement. Get the help you need, when you need it.

Customizable Opening Paragraphs for Job-Seeker Cover Letters

Quintessential CareersQuintessential Careers shares about 100 samples of customizable cover letter opening paragraphs.