Sunday, September 30, 2012

Guest Blogger on BlueprintJD: Top Ten Tips for Legal Cover Letters

Below is a link to the the second of four posts I wrote as a guest blogger on BlueprintJD, a new website focused on building diversity in the law. 

This post gives 10 cover letter tips, the last nine of which are universally applicable to all job applicants.  

Tip Number 8 lists these Cover Letter Don'ts:
  1. Don’t repeat your work history from your resume.
  2. Don’t lie or embellish your credentials.
  3. Don’t present yourself negatively.
  4. Don’t write about how the employer can help you – talk about how you can add value.
  5. Don’t be too informal or include personal information.
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