Applying for a Job, Standing Out in the Crowd Make the Cover Letter Your Secret Weapon Facebook Prev Article Next Article My post today is actually a guest post on the Pongo Resume blog. It’s about cover letters. You need one. Here’s why. Photo by Michael Casey Get more stuff like this Don't miss a thing. Subscribe to new posts via email. Your email address will never be shared. Facebook Prev Article Next Article You may also like If Your Email Address Contains the Number 69… The Myth of Resume Buzzwords Maybe There’s a Silver Lining in This Recession 3 Reasons Company Culture Matters in Choosing an Employer Here’s An Easy One: Be Prepared How to Get Noticed in a Sea of Candidates 2 Responses class factotum 8 years ago I’ve known smart people who were not the best writers, but I’ve never known a good writer who was not smart. Cover letters help recruiters make decisions. Marsha Keeffer 8 years ago Well worth reading – great job, Kerry! Cover letters help a candidate fill in blanks and tell their story – and that get’s you noticed, which results in a hire.