Cover Letters and Interviewing
A tailored resume (for each opportunity) is very important, but so is a cover letter (or letter of interest). Similarly, a cover letter should be tailored and specific to the situation.
1.) Writing a professional letter is important because it is often the first thing that employers see. When you write a poor letter the employer may not even look at your resume.
2.) You will be more confident in an interview when you have prepared. The following handouts and sites will provide great information on how to do this.
- Quintcareers: a huge resource for letter writing.
- Quintcareers: loads of great information on interviewing. Also check out these interview tips.