Summary of Ultimate Cover Letters

Kogan Page,
First Edition: United States 1992 more...

Buy the book

Ultimate Cover Letters book summary
Don’t underestimate the power of the cover letter. Spotlight your skills in a succinct, well-crafted document

Rating

7 Overall

9 Applicability

6 Innovation

6 Style

Recommendation

Do you know how to create a dynamite cover letter to accompany your résumé, a letter that will grab a potential employer’s attention? If not, don’t worry: You can appropriate one of the great cover letters in this popular book by Martin Yate and adapt it as your own. That’s why he compiled them. Yate collected more than 4,000 excellent cover letters from human resource professionals and headhunters, and handpicked the cream of the crop for this volume. Just find the letter that suits you, and make it suitable for your job search. In addition to scores of excellent cover letters, Yate also provides numerous “power phrases” that you can put to work. getAbstract recommends this valuable how-to manual to job hunters in any field.

In this summary, you will learn

  • Why a cover letter is important to your job search
  • What four goals should a cover letter meet
  • What a cover letter should – and should not – contain
 

Summary

Getting a Good Job Requires a Strong Written Presentation
Most people train for many years to become attractive to potential employers and to excel at their professions. But when the time comes to look for work, they struggle to sell their skills in a cover letter and résumé or curriculum...
Get the key points from this book in less than 10 minutes. Learn more about our products or log in

About the Author

Martin Yate is a bestselling business author. His titles include Great Answers to Tough Interview Questions and Ultimate CV.


Comment on this summary

  • Avatar
  • Avatar
    null 6 years ago
    I LIKE THOSE BOOKS AS YOU KNOW THEY PROVIDE THE KNOWLEDGE TO YOUTH AT LARGE AS SPECIALLY HERE IN TANZANIA.
    • Avatar
      Guest 6 years ago
      I used this summary to write my cover letter and found it very helpful!

More on this topic

By the same author

Customers who read this summary also read

More by category