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2014 presented some of the best resume writing, cover letter writing, and job search advice that’s come about in the past several years. Looking back over the top 10 articles with the most views and social media sharing, it appears that cover letters were the hot topic of the year. I’m guessing this is because so many people struggle with what to say in their cover letters, and how to say it. So, in an effort to help you get your cover letter together for your 2015 job search, I’m providing a roundup of the best 2014 cover letter advice articles from the blog.

25+ Cover Letter Samples for 2014 – This article actually provides samples to more than 25 expertly written cover letters so you can actually *SEE* what a great cover letter looks and sounds like.

I believe most job seekers worry that they’re saying something they shouldn’t in their cover letter—and that probably explains why this article highlighting the 5 Things You Should Never Say in Your Cover Letter was such a hit.

Everyone wants to know the secret to writing an interview-winning cover letter and this article reveals three of them.

One of the most popular articles for 2014 was this list of top cover letter tips.

Writing the beginning of your cover letter can be the hardest part. This articles covers How NOT to start your cover letter.

Wishing you could write a cover letter that guaranteed interviews? This article is right up your alley. Check out the secret to writing a cover letter that guarantees interviews.

Would you rather just check out some quick tips for cover letter writing and run from there? Here’s an article with 5 quick tips for cover letter writing.

So there you have it. The top 7 cover letter writing articles for 2014. I hope you’ll find some inspiration for writing your cover letter in one of the above articles—and that it will empower you to write a great one yourself in 2015.

I’d love to hear your best advice for cover letter writing, or about a cover letter that helped you get the interview! Feel free to share it with me below.

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Jessica Hernandez, President, CEO & Founder of Great Resumes Fast

Hi, I’m Jessica. I started this company back in 2008 after more than a decade directing hiring practices at Fortune 500 companies.

What started as a side hustle (before that was even a word!) helping friends of friends with their resumes has now grown into a company that serves hundreds of happy clients a year. But the personal touch? I’ve kept that.

You might have seen me featured as a resume expert in publications like Forbes, Fast Company, and Fortune. And in 2020, I was honored to be named as a LinkedIn Top Voice of the year!

I’m so glad you’re here, and I can’t wait to help you find your next perfect-fit position!

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