What’s the Point of a Cover Letter

You’ve already spent countless hours refining and fine tuning your resume or CV and you go to SEEK or other job boards to find that they ask if you want to write a cover letter. You don’t really, do you? If you’re applying for a stack of jobs you’d rather not complicate things, you know, keep it simple right?

By not including a cover letter with your job application you’re only making it easier for yourself, not the employer so you might miss out on getting the job you really want. There is a good reason to write a cover letter for each job you’re applying for.

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