A well written, up-to-date resume is one of several invaluable
tools at the core of a successful job search. The resume
makes a first impression and communicates your qualifications when
you aren't there. It is your professional "snapshot".
Cover letters introduce yourself and explain your interest in an
open position, and are sent to employers along with your resume.
They give you an opportunity to offer employers insight to your
personality through your writing style and communication