Are Cover Letters Dead? One HR Thought Leader Says They Are

February 28, 2016 Kelly Marc Alston

In a piece for Forbes.com, Cover Letters Are Dead And Other 2016 Recruiting TrendsLiz Ryan argues against including cover letters because frankly, no one reads them. She also urges employers to move beyond traditional hiring methods, makes a strong case for referrals, and points out what most recruiters know - it’s a candidate-centric market right now.

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