Guide to Creating Strong Cover Letters

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Cover Letters

A cover letter is typically your first opportunity to tell a recruiter or potential employer about yourself, and precedes your resume. Ensuring that your cover letter is memorable and impressive will ensure that you will be called back for phone & in-person interviews!

Are Cover Letters Relevant for Today's Tech Jobs?

In arguing yes, this article also provides helpful tips to make your cover letter relevant to today’s context.

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The Developer Cover Letter
Stack Overflow

Our friends at StackOverflow have tons of experience in the web development industry. Learn about how to write a personalized cover letter tailored to you as a developer (with some advice on how to pick out worthwhile recruiters as well!).

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The Cover Letters That Impress Hiring Managers

Forbes’ guide to writing a concise and memorable cover letter.

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Cover Letter Examples

Still feeling stuck about how to write a cover letter? Check out these examples.

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How To Write A Cover Letter When You Have No Experience

If you're only just beginning your career development, applying to that first job can be intimidating. Unsure how to pitch yourself to recruiters and employers when you have no experience? Read on to find out. 

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