Before you apply for a job, it is critical that your application package, including your cover letter, is the best that it can be. Learn how to write a cover letter that leaves a great impression and makes a potential employer want to know more about you.
Get their attention (Paragraph 1)
Make them want to know more. (Paragraph 2)
Hint: It's OK to break this into two paragraphs and use bullets!
Make it easy for them to take the next step. (Paragraph 3)
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