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A Hand-Written Cover Letter!


We received a hand-written cover letter from a candidate today.  It’s the first one I’ve ever seen, so I’m pretty excited.  (We do not require hand-written cover letters.)  It sure is an easy way to stand out.

So I got to thinking–what does it mean?  What goes through a candidate’s head when choosing to write a cover letter by hand?  So I searched online for advice on the topic one way or the other.  It turns out the only real advice I found is to never write a cover letter by hand.

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