Resumes and/or Cover Letters
February 10, 2010
Certainly we’re all aware of the value of cover letters to introduce ourselves and highlight contributions we could make when we can’t just hand the resume to the person we’d like to give it to. Richard Bolles, in What Color Is Your Parachute? 2010, Chapter 5, Resumes and Contacts, writes that not only he but many other experts and employers, too, suggest sending a cover letter instead of a longer resume. He recommends looking for “Susan Ireland’s free Cover Letter Guide” online. Check it out!