What you can learn from an NYU student's awful cover letter

02/9/2012 | Forbes

JPMorgan recently received a rambling cover letter in which the applicant, a junior at New York University, noted he had been able to bench press twice his body weight and do 35 pull-ups the previous semester. The cover letter should serve as a lesson to job seekers about the importance of keeping cover letters concise, and avoiding pointless bragging, J. Maureen Henderson writes.

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