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10 Worst Cover Letter Mistakes

Kim Isaacs | Monster Resume Expert





Mistake #7: Not Customizing Each Letter

If you’re applying to a number of similar positions, chances are you’re tweaking one letter and using it for multiple openings. That’s fine, as long as you are customizing each one.

Don’t forget to update the company, job and contact information — if Mr. Jones is addressed as Mrs. Smith, he won’t be impressed.

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