Emails and Cover Letters

Email has delivered a critical blow for the need for Cover Letters. A well-structured email is now the common replacement for the cover letter. There are still traditional roles that require cover letters, but in our opinion especially in finance, it’s becoming less and less relevant. You need to make sure your email is a balance between succinctness and completeness; and that is a fine line to walk. You do not want this to be a dissertation. You need to find that healthy balance between getting across the material in a succinct manner, but with enough color and commentary that they’re going to want to proceed to the next level of decision making or call to action.

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