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10 Worst Cover Letter Mistakes

Kim Isaacs | Monster Resume Expert





Mistake #5: Repeating Your Resume Word for Word

Your cover letter shouldn’t regurgitate what’s on your resume. Reword your cover letter statements to avoid dulling your resume’s impact. Consider using the letter to tell a brief story, such as “My Toughest Sale” or “My Biggest Technical Challenge.”

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