Cover Letter Resources
Strategies for crafting compelling cover letters
Although some employers no longer require cover letters, most still expect you to submit one alongside your resume. Getting your cover letter right can be crucial to stand out in the application stage.
This one-page document allows you to communicate to potential future employers your:
Sharing your relevant skills and experiences and tailoring them to the position, organization, and industry you're applying to helps hiring managers better understand who you are and why you’re the right candidate for the job.
Ways to get started
Self-guided Career Toolkits designed for UBC Sauder students
Cover Letter Toolkit
Get started on your cover letter by reviewing the BCC’s Cover Letter Toolkit, which includes:
LinkedIn Guys Masterclass: Bonus Resources
Interested in using ChatGPT for your resumes and cover letters but don't know where to start? Check out the LinkedIn Guys Masterclass: Bonus Resources, which includes:
- "How to Use ChatGPT to Develop Tailored Application Materials"
- "ChatGPT for Job Applications Next Steps"
Access the LinkedIn Guys Masterclass for free from the BCC by enrolling, creating a new account and completing your purchase with a 100% discount coupon automatically applied at checkout.
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