Do You Need To Put A Date On Your Cover Letter

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Apr 7, 2023 0 min read

Do you need to put a date on your cover letter?

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It is generally recommended to include the date on a cover letter, as it provides context for when the letter was written and can be important for scheduling and follow-up purposes. Additionally, having a date on the cover letter can also indicate to the employer that the letter is current and relevant.

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Volen Vulkov
Volen Vulkov is a resume expert and the co-founder of Enhancv. He has written more than 500 resume guides and deep-dive articles on how to create your resume and cover letter, that inspire job applicants to make a resume to be proud of. His work has been featured in Forbes, Zendesk, HubSpot, and Business Insider, and cited by top universities and educational institutions, like Thunderbird School of Management, Rochester University, University of Miami, and Udemy. Volen applies his deep knowledge and practical experience to write about career changes, development, and how to stand out in the job application process.
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