Most recruiters agree: cover letters are as important as they are grueling to sift through. That’s why it’s important to get strategic about reading them.
Here are 3 tricks to quickly assessing a cover letter:
- Borrow a page from practitioners of speed reading and scan for key words
- Keep your focus by reviewing no more than 5 at a time
- Consider the critical elements outlined in this infographic
For more tips on how to quickly and effectively vet applications for candidate fit, download our exhaustive Candidate Screening Checklist.