Infographic: How Valuable Are Cover Letters?

With the rise in recruiting technology comes the fall of outdated practices, like posting jobs to LinkedIn and Indeed, instead of your local newspaper’s classified ads. The same can be said for jobseekers. Paper applications are out, and digital, app-based applications are in. But when it comes to the personalized cover letter, are those still a thing?

iHire recently conducted a survey, to better understand the role cover letters play in the hiring process. It received responses from over 600 U.S. hiring managers and recruiters across 56 industries and the results are highlighted in the infographic below. To learn more, click here.