Cover Letters Keeping Job Seekers Unemployed

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Dormroom2Boardroom to host Cover Letter Week in order to educate job seekers to help them reach their career goals.

In the modern age, when most job applications are done online, many people opt to skip on uploading a cover letter and get right to their resume. This is a big No-No according to Jessica, an HR professional in Houston, TX who has seen a lot of job applications minus a cover letter:

“Your cover letter gives an employer a snap shot of you. It’s an important part of your sales pitch and can improve your chances of getting an interview.” For those that don’t submit a cover letter, she states, it’s possible that, “you’ll just be applying and applying without ever getting called in for an interview.”

For those that don’t know how to effectively write a cover letter, or don't even truly know what one is, there is good news. is setting out to educate job seekers on writing cover letters through Cover Letter Week. Cover Letter Week at will be May 1st – 7th and is designed to provide an entire week of articles, tips, information, and sample cover letters for job seekers to take advantage of. The goal is to educate and empower people to better market themselves so that they can get the career they want. was founded in 2011 to provide graduating hopefuls, recent college graduates, and young professionals with motivational articles to help them with their real-life job search and workplace dilemmas. The site offers articles covering a range of topics, including job search advice, interview skills, resume writing, financial tips, and more. Visit

For more information about this topic, contact Ashley Sutton via phone at 832.483.0191 and/or email at ashley(at)dr2br(dot)com.

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