The secret behind writing a great cover letter is understanding it’s not all about you! Help the employer understand how your unique combination of skills could add value to THEM.

If you’re not sure where to start, see the tips below. Then take your cover letter to the next level with a professional template and editing.

Cover Letter Tips

  1. Cover letters should not be generic. It takes more time, but customize each cover letter for the specific job you are applying for.
  2. Follow the You, Me, Us format. Showcase why this organization is exciting (You), what skills you bring to the table (Me), and how you would add value to the organization (Us).
  3. Whenever possible, write to the hiring manager. Try to find the name of the hiring manager through networking or through LinkedIn.

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