DescriptionYou might have a rock-solid resume, but prime job opportunities can still slip through your fingers if you approach recruiters with a sub-par cover letter. Led by an experienced business communication professor, this university-level course outlines the secrets behind creating compelling, effective cover letters. Jump in, and you'll tackle the main problems found in real cover letters produced by actual job applicants. You'll take a three-part approach to writing the perfect cover letter, and emerge ready to get more callbacks and hiring opportunities.
InstructorDr. Duncan Koerber has taught writing and communications courses for the past 10 years at six Canadian universities to thousands of students. Oxford University Press recently published his writing textbook, Clear, Precise, Direct: Strategies for Writing (2015). Available on Amazon, the book considers the seven most common errors (interfering factors) in writing and how to improve them (enhancing factors). His second book, Crisis Communication in Canada, is in the revision process for University of Toronto Press. Currently, a full-time assistant professor at Ryerson University in Toronto, Canada, Duncan Koerber worked for nearly 10 years in reporting and editing roles for the London Free Press, the Mississauga News, and the University of Toronto Medium.