Your cover letter is also a chance for you to proactively dispel skeptics and share why you’re looking to make a switch and how your skills will be super valuable to the company. Highlight some of the major projects or responsibilities you took ownership of, what you learned from it and how it can be of value to the next company. The more insight into your unique experiences, the better! I’m pretty sure my cover letter took up the entire page and in a way, I sometimes think a cover letter is more insightful than the resume itself – but that’s for another post!
Past Career Posts:
My New Job and How It’s Going to Change My Blog
How Do I Find a Job in a Completely New City?
Why I Put My Blog on my Resume
Tips for Surviving Your First Month in a New Job
Why and How I Switched Career Industries (3x)
When is it Time to Find a New Job?
How to Deal with Imposter Syndrom