by Lily Zhang
Re-posted from The Muse
When it comes to writing a cover letter, you often hear the advice to walk through the highlight reel of your career path, showing why your background and experiences make you an ideal fit for the position in question.
But, well, what if you don’t exactly have that perfectly trodden path?
For many of us, tying together three tangentially related experiences, a side gig, and some outside-of-work interests or volunteer work to explain why we could do the gig is more the norm. So, how exactly do you do that in a tidy one-page cover letter and thoughtfully showcase why you’re the right one for the position?
Hint: It’s all about highlighting your transferable skills. READ MORE