The cover letter. Not since the resume have words struck so much confusion and fear into the hearts of job seekers. The cover letter is for some employers, more important than the resume. It is the other half of the 1-2 punch of the resume/cover letter combination.
That’s why we (VisualCV) have included our best cover letter examples below for you to submit with your cv, email or resume. We recently updated our examples for 2018 so whether your looking for a cover letter example for a job application or for an internship, our examples can be adapted for your particluar situation.
We’re hoping to add more categories such as examples for students, engineering, interns, retail, customer service, nursing, teachers, sales and receptionists but our existing examples below should help a lot with crafting the perfect cover letter.
A cover letter isn’t black magic – it is writing a few paragraphs that tell an employer exactly why you are the right person for the job.
The Shift Toward Email Cover Letters for Job Applications
The formal cover letter – A PDF attached to the job application with a classic 4 paragraph layout – is quickly becoming obsolete.