- Don't sound desperate
- Don't include photos, unless you're applying for an acting or modeling job.
- Don't lie or otherwise misrepresent yourself or your qualifications.
- Don't just duplicate info from your resume
- Don't use clichés such as: "I'm a people person."
- Don't include negative information.
- Don't print your cover letter on colored paper, and don't use any graphics or images.
Index of Cover Letter Examples