9 Elements of a Highly Effective Cover Letter

Abstract graphic of a cover letter

Kristen Jacoway Beasley, a Vocational Rehabilitation (VR) counselor and social media consultant, has joined us as a contributor to the Telecom Toolbox blog.  Kirsten is a great resource for VR professionals who desire more information on how they can assist consumers with job search.


A good resume details your general experience, but the cover letter introduces you as a candidate the company should consider. In the digital age, where you can apply to a job with just a click of a button, it’s tempting to ignore the cover letter. A strong cover letter, however, can mean the difference between getting the interview and not. It provides an opportunity to highlight your skills.

Are you doing it right, though? Take a look at these nine essential elements to improve your cover letter.

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