A cover letter serves as a first impression. It is a way of introducing yourself to prospective employers, indicating your interest in the position, and highlighting your qualifications.
It is important to address:
A resume is a summary of a person’s qualifications. Effective resumes use short statements to inform potential interviewers about important facts regarding the applicant and to catch their attention. The important facts:
Think about yourself. What skills do you have? What should a potential interviewer now about you? What achievement(s) could you highlight to help you get the interview?
Draft/revise a resume. Each resume should be personal and reflect your individual strengths. Basic guidelines for an effective resume: