Are resume cover letters important?

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Some of the recruiters ingeminate: a good cover letter would make a much stronger impression on them than a good resume, as it opens up the candidate’s personality, as well as provides his or her work ethic, meanwhile a single list of work history and achievements can’t.

Besides, an experienced recruiter from his very first glimpse on a cover letter would be able to define whether the person is a good match for the particular position or not.That's why it is so important to avoid cover letter mistakes.

In other words, if the person has a clear understanding of the position’s duties and responsibilities he is applying for, he would have better chances to be invited for an interview than people without a cover letter included in their portfolio.