12 Ways to Write a Better Cover Letter

Writing a solid cover letter can help you gain a competitive edge in a tough IT job market. Here are some tips that will help move your resume into the 'yes' pile.
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Cutting and pasting isn't going to get you that interview or job. Each day job seekers send out cookie-cutter cover letters that aren't helping them get a foot in the door. They need to be creating customized cover letters that help distinguish them from the hundreds of other applicants out there.

Writing a solid cover letter can help you gain a competitive edge in a tough IT job market. To help you get that interview, CIO.com spoke with industry experts to glean the tips that will help move your resume into the 'yes' pile.

For step-by-step details on how to create an effective cover letter, see 13 Tips for Writing an Effective Cover Letter.

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