How to write a cover letter that works


"I gave myself permission to try any and all tactics in the cover letter playbook, from throwing in a Beyoncé GIF to pretending the hiring manager and I were good friends. Finally, 103 cover letters later, I landed on one that worked. Soon, my response rate skyrocketed from 0 to 55%. Here’s how this three-part formula (a.k.a., my secret sauce) works." ~ Lisa Siva at The Muse