A cover Letter is a must. It could be in the form of an email or a copy attached to the resume. It tells the employer about the position you are interested in and helps to make an initial assessment of whether you fit the job profile.
A cover letter is read before your resume is read. So it gives an initial impression of you.
Each cover letter should be tailor made to the job you are seeking -
It tells the employer the job role you are interested in
It tells the employer how qualified you are for the role.
It expresses points that your resume might not cover .
Many employers believe that an impressive cover letter can be a better indicator than a well structured resume .
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