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Anyone have some good intros for a cover letter? I always feel like basic I am writing this letter to apply is robotic and want to stand out on my application.

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Popping in to share how much I hate cover letters with a burning passion. Tells you nothing that you can’t learn in five minutes or less in an interview

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Honestly if they asked me to recreate the pig scene from black mirror for the application I’d do it. Anything to get out of where I’m at rn.

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You're overthinking this. No one is going to really read it.

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Cover letter ????? Are you applying at MySpace ?

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Yeah it’s brutal

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I usually write a short self introduction and say that I am interested in applying to this role.

Next paragraph is why this industry and firm

Next paragraph is why I am a good candidate. Good to use bullet points to highlight key skills

Consider the audience of your letter.

If the recipient is the person filtering through stacks of resumes in bulk received through a jobs board, a cover letter probably won’t do any good.

If the recipient is a partner, you want to stand out so they take the effort to personally put your resume on the prioritized list of candidates to review.

Allow me to introduce myself

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