Unless a job posting specifically asks you not to, including a cover letter with your resume is an opportunity to personalize your message and stand out from the crowd. Amanda Clark of Business2community.com has put together a handy list of do’s and don’ts to consider. Clark hazards against writing a cover letter that is too long or just a reiteration of the resume. She also recommends tailoring the letter to the recipient and using proactive language in the closer. To view this article, click here.