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Are cover letters really still needed? Yes! And this webinar will show you how to write effective cover letters without spending too much time on them.

Here are some stats that prove cover letters are still necessary: A ResumeLab survey of 200 hiring managers found that 83% of the time, a great cover letter was enough to sway them to extend a job interview to a candidate with a less-than-perfect resume.

A majority of hiring managers said cover letters were crucial to their hiring decisions, and 77% give preference to candidates who submit one, even if they’re deemed optional on the application form. A similar percentage share always expects the document, even if they’re not required in order to apply.

A study by ResumeGo found that applications with cover letters carefully tailored to individual job descriptions yielded over 50% more interviews than job applications submitted without a letter.

In this webinar, a FlexJobs career coach will discuss how to write great cover letters for your remote job applications.

BONUS EVENT! Immediately following the FlexJobs webinar on cover letters, Focusmate and FlexJobs invite you to join us for a community co-working event, to put all the information and resources you got in the webinar into practice. Register at the link below: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMvdeGorDgiE9bpgKiuNIA94Dv3L1KdwuDI
  • Business & finance
  • Career
  • Education & learning
  • Professional development
  • Why you absolutely need to write cover letters
  • Cover letter formulas to follow for remote job applications
  • Outdated cover letter rules to drop
  • Samples – what great remote job cover letters look like
  • Live audience Q&A
  • Categories:
    • Business & finance
    • Career
    • Education & learning
    • Professional development
  • When: Pacific Time (US & Canada)
  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Price: Free
  • Language: English
  • Who can attend? Everyone
  • Dial-in available? (listen only): Not available.
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