in

“Cover Letters Are Pointless” — A Twitter Thread

Applying for jobs is a painstaking process, and landing a job interview isn’t easy. The whole process seems a bit ridiculous sometimes.

Unfortunately, most jobs have meticulous requirements like cover letters, which feel like the dumbest part of applying for a job. Twitter users are discussing just how dumb it is after LinkedIn of all accounts tried to hop on the latest viral meme trend by tweeting this:

The tweet backfired, but honestly, they should’ve seen it coming. People were quick to point out how much work it is just applying for jobs and how redundant the process is.

1.

2.

3.

4.

5.

6.

7.

8.

9.

10.

11.

12.

13.

14.

h/t