Most people know that in order to get an edge over the other applicants, the cover letter format is really important. Gone are the days of just putting your qualifications together on your front page in hopes that the company will further review your resume. We will take a look at the top formatting mistakes that people make, and give you an opportunity to learn how to properly design your resume and introduction letter.
A cover letter, as used in the job_hunting context is a document that is supposed to provide an introduction to the resume or curriculum vitae, which are the basic document employed when marketing one's own services to a potential employer. In the traditional way of doing things (when job hunters used 'hard copy' applications), the 'cover letters' was typically attached on top of the curriculum vitae or resume, thereby typically serving a cover in the literal sense of the word, to the Curriculum vitae or resume; and it is probably from this fact that it probably got its name 'cover letter'.