Making a cover letter that complements your resume can be a challenging task, the article says.
Aside from demonstrating potential knowledge of company challenges, a cover letter is a perfect place to show you know exactly what a position entails along with the organisation’s overarching mission.
“It needs to be clear for the reviewer that you know what you would be expected to do and how your skills would fit,” says Thomas Roulet, Associate Professor in Organisation Theory at Cambridge Judge Business School.
“Understanding what a job entails [can be] extremely difficult for an outsider, so having information from an insider or having an excellent knowledge of what a job entails makes a huge difference because it makes recruiters feel understood.” he added.
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