Cover Letters Get a Bum Rap

These days, whenever employers post a job opening, their inboxes are flooded with responses from a variety of job seekers with varying levels of education and experience. Needless to say, it is an ordeal for employers to weed through the pool of candidates to find not only someone who is qualified for the position but also who fits in with the corporate atmosphere. As a result, applicant tracking systems have become a big business, anything to help companies sift through resume after resume after resume.