cover-letter.jpgMany job seekers tell me they’re sick of sending resumes and getting no responses, and you all get even madder when you spend time on a well-crafted cover letter and rarely get a peep.

This may be one reason I’ve been hearing from hiring managers that some of you are opting not to send cover letters, even when a job posting specifies that you “send a cover letter.” Also, a Mashable reporter called me a while back asking if cover letters were even necessary today, especially for people in information technology and social media.

My answer to that reporter was a resounding (more…)