Your application! What did you think I was going to write!?
Here's a good, solid one-shot "how to write a cover letter" that doesn't condescend, provide cookie-cutter formulas, or give you bad advice. And it has examples!
If you don't include a cover letter with your resume, you're losing an opportunity to make a case about what a great fit you are for the job. But a good cover letter is probably harder to write than a resume--because while a resume may have some recycled material (stuff you include on every version), a letter has to strike the reader as completely fresh writing.
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