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perience they have in the text of the resume, whereas a cover letter can amplify that experience and provide more detail. I still find them very helpful sometimes. For one thing, if a candidate refuses to write a cover letter, despite being asked, that probably means that they aren't very motivated, and it's a good way to screen them out. Also, hiring managers really appreciate the fact that someone went to the trouble to provide more information and detail.... So, I still like cover letters, while I certainly don't need them or use them all the time.
The best cover letters, for me, are those where I ask the candidate: "Tell me, referencing the details of the job description, exactly why you think you are a good fit for this position, and give me examples." If the candidate WON'T do that, it generally means that they don't have the right experience or aren't interested enough. My opinion.…