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Career counseling #10: The cover letter

There are thousands of templates on the web, all for the “perfect cover letter”. You can find templates for different jobs, different fields. But, in principle, they all look the same. Your name and address on the left, the employer`s name and address on the right, the date on which you are sending it just below and that “Dear Mr/Mrs.” right there.

The paragraphs all look the same. The first one is short telling where you saw the job. The second is that you are perfect for the job because you studied this and you worked on that. The third, well, is weird. You keep going on and on about your experience, trying to explain everything. And, then, you`re using it for all your applications.

And this is completely WRONG.

Here is what you should do. READ MORE TO SEE THE “CATCH” AT THE END.