A cover letter is an important way to showcase how your unique combination of skills and experience meet the key requirements of the job description. It is your chance to show a clear link between your knowledge, experience and abilities and the needs of the employer.
Cover letters have long been an important part of the job application process. However, some now suggest that modern recruiting methods may make the cover letter obsolete. In this article, we explore whether you still need a cover letter with your resume and provide you with some tips on how to write a cover letter.