Should I Always Include a Cover Letter With My Application?

While technology has certainly changed the way candidates apply for jobs, some things remain the same. This includes the need for a cover letter. Unless you’re applying online and the system doesn’t allow you to submit one, you should consider sending one in.

Why? Because most hiring managers want to see a cover letter. Even if they don’t fully read it, they expect to have one in hand from applicants. So if you don’t send one with your resume, you could stand out for the wrong reasons. (more…)

4 Basic Guidelines for Your Next Cover Letter

No one likes cover letter writing. And it’s no wonder. There’s so much at stake and yet. At the same time, it’s tough to know what hiring managers want and how you can best stand out. But your cover letter shouldn’t be that complicated. That’s why, at ResumeSpice, we’re getting back to basics. Here are four easy guidelines you can follow as you’re crafting your next cover letter to ensure you’re creating a compelling one. (more…)