Give your Cover Letters a Quick Test

  • by: Kevin Donlin , Star Tribune Sales and Marketing
  • Updated: July 5, 2011 - 11:43 AM

Read through your next cover letter and after every sentence ask yourself: "So, what?" Is that last sentence compelling, or fluff? Necessary? TRUE? If not, rewrite or remove it. Then ask yourself "So, what?" again. Revise until every sentence shines.

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