CSE Cover Letter Guide & Other Resources

Few people enjoy writing cover letters, and in the modern era of technology and social media, it may seem as if cover letters are no longer important. However, how well you express yourself in writing can still play a huge role in the success of your job application, especially for master level positions.

According to Indeed.com – Do Employers Care About Cover Letters?

Even if your cover letter goes through the application process unread, an employer may still expect to see it attached to your resume. This is especially true if the hiring manager asked for a cover letter as part of the application process. A cover letter also shows the employer that you take the job opportunity seriously and are prepared to take more initiative to be considered for the job. It’s also possible the hiring manager will actually look at your cover letter when selecting applicants to interview.

A cover letter gives you the chance to highlight anything on your resume in more detail to point out your special qualifications. A resume documents your skills, education and experience. With a cover letter, you can make the connection between the resume and the job. This could mean that you may not have to customize your resume as much for each job application, since you can use your cover letter to show how your skills and experience are relevant. Your cover letter also allows you to show your writing skills, which is important for creative and administrative roles. These could all be important considerations for the hiring manager when selecting quality candidates for an interview.

CSE Cover Letter Resources

CSE Cover Letter Guide

This guide contains the keys to writing a compelling cover letter.

CSE Cover Letter Examples
This guide contains cover letter examples to help you craft your own cover letter.

Helpful hint! Check out these additional resources: Dictionary – Spruce up your resume’s vocabulary, Thesaurus – Liven up your resume’s language and find new words to avoid redundancy and Grammarly – For help with grammar, spelling, style, tone, and more, Grammarly is a free browser extension that will give you personalized writing recommendations as you compose your cover letter.

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