How to Write a Killer Cover Letter

You've found the perfect job, your resume is ready to go, but there's one last thing on your to-do list: the dreaded cover letter.

While it might seem easy to write a one-page letter touting your strengths, many job seekers struggle to understand what, exactly, an employer is looking for and how to translate that into a couple of paragraphs.

Cover letters are unavoidable, and many employers consider them the …