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Resumes Without Cover Letters End Up at the Bottom of the Stack


4/5/2011 11:13:13 PM

When a hiring manager is seeking to hire someone, he is often bombarded with résumés. The three most common responses are résumés only, résumés with ineffective cover letters, and résumés supported with tailored cover letters. One of the first actions taken by a hiring manager involves separating the responses. More often than not, résumés without cover letters end up at the bottom of the stack. Why?



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