Most of the job seekers I know get hung up on writing their cover letter. How do I tell the hiring manager everything he needs to know about me in one page? they ask. And I answer: You don’t.
Here’s the thing: In your cover letter, employers don’t only want to hear about you. They want to hear about themselves, too. Think about it: Some employers receive hundreds—even thousands—of applications for a single position, and presumably, a large percentage of those applicants are qualified for the job