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Career Services, University of Pennsylvania. How not to start your cover letter. This was one of our most popular blog posts this year, and we think the advice is so good it should be repeated!

How not to start your cover letter

If you’re looking for some awesome cover letter advice on how *NOT* to start your cover letter (and some great examples of how you should be starting it) then read on! On a weekly basis any hiring manager probably receives between 50 and … well, probably hundreds of resumes and cover letters. Marketing 10 Reasons Why this Cover Letter Rocks. Twenty something? Job seeker? How to dramatically increase your chances of getting the job « Practical Hacks. Face it: the job market sucks. Interviewing and not getting the job sucks, too. The good news? There are a few simple things you can do to make yourself stand out from other applicants and greatly increase your odds of landing the job. Doing these things will require a little bit of effort and time, but they’re well worth it. Why does anyone get hired? New Page 1.

Jobs News - The New Resume Rules: What's In and What's Out.