Write a professional cover letter that gets the reader so interested, they immediately turn the page and read your resume! The jury is out on whether cover letters actually get read, but one thing you can count on is that if you don’t write one to submit with your application, you increase the odds of getting sent straight to the “no” pile for lack of preparation & appearing at best disinterested, and at worse rude! 1.Be genuinely excited and enthusiastic about the job and show this in your opening sentence! 2.Clearly outline your key relevant skills that match the requirements of the advertisement. Highlight every skill they have asked for