How do I write a cover letter that’s professsional yet passionate?

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You see an opening for your dream job, and your heart skips a beat. You race to put together a top-notch resume, and then you get to your cover letter. How do you convey both your excitement and passion for the position, while simultaneously conveying a sense of professionalism?

Lauren E. Berger writes a terrific and fun article on this exact subject, and it’s definitely worth a read. Her main advice: write the boring, standard cover letter first, then add some sugar & spice.  Don’t be afraid to make it personal and add put some flavour to show your excitement.  Check out her full advice here!