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Cover Letter Success: Impressive Opening Lines in a Short-Attention Span World

Hiring managers read hundreds of cover letters per month. Most follow a predictable format. How can you grab their attention from the very beginning? Glassdoor offers 5 topics to consider to make your cover letter stand out from the crowd. One key area to highlight in your first sentence is your job title or accomplishments. Heather Huhman writes, “This is a very common and effective way to start out a cover letter. The idea is to get straight to the point and impress the employer with your background. Use your most impressive and most relevant accomplishment stories to explain your worth.”

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