We spoke to some job search experts to find out what you need to know to write the perfect cover letter. Of course your goal is to get the job, but there are several kinds of cover letters that can help you achieve that goal — and knowing the kind you want to write will help you get yours right. Go beyond using keywords from the ad and find a way to make your cover letter reflect what the company is all about. An executive assistant can speak about the problems they solve on a daily basis.
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What's the best way to start a cover letter for a job? The first couple of sentences of your cover letter are the most important ones. Recruiters and hiring managers often spend mere seconds scanning your application. If your cover letter doesn't grab their attention right away, they may never even get as far as the second paragraph. What should these all-important first sentences say?