Software Engineer Cover Letter

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Cover Letter Strategy

Betty’s cover letter is written for a recruiter who doesn’t have an advertised opening. In the first paragraph, Betty explains the types of positions she’s suited for so that the recruiter doesn’t have to waste time figuring out her objective.

The bulk of her letter is a compelling list of her qualifications that would likely be of interest to the recruiter’s clients. As Betty is reentering the workforce after an absence, she makes a brief note of this recruiter doesn’t wonder what she’s been doing, but also explains that she’s kept her skills up-to-date.