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I Review Hundreds Of Cover Letters--Here's What I Instantly Reject

An experienced hiring manager explains what makes her eyes glaze over and what grabs her attention. An experienced hiring manager explains what makes her eyes glaze over and what grabs her attention. I've read a lot of cover letters throughout my career. When I was a fellowship program manager, I reviewed them in consideration for more than 60 open positions each year. So I saw it all—the good, the bad, and the standout examples that I can still remember.
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