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Some employers tell us they screen applications that include a cover letter first to gauge an applicant’s ability to write and communicate, skills, surprisingly, many top college graduates lack. They also look for indications of cultural fit. When AI takes over, it will only get tougher. If Twitter destroys people’s ability to communicate, AI will require it as an easy way to assess interpersonal skillsets. Hunt Scanlon Media anticipates 80 percent of the tasks recruiters perform today will be automated. A double threat exists for HR recruiters as jobs are lost to automation, especially in some industries. According to Citigroup, 30 percent of financial and banking sector jobs could be eliminated by 2025. Today, many firms will still hire you without a cover letter, but use the practice to hone your writing skills so you stand out in the coming computer scans, and more importantly, can clearly communicate what makes you human, the one differentiator AI will never replace.

About the SelectLeaders Job Barometer

The SelectLeaders Job Barometer, published since 2006, is the foremost survey of employment opportunities, trends, and hiring practices in the commercial real estate industry.

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SelectLeaders powers the Career Centers for 9 premier real estate industry Associations (whose members control or direct 90% of commercial real estate). Jobs are from all sectors and all levels with 29% paying over $100,000. SelectLeaders Job Network offers unequalled access to the Real Estate community. To learn more visit or visit our Job Network Career Centers: BOMA, CCIM, CREFC,, NAIOP, NAREIM, NAREIT, NMHC, PREA, Project REAP, ULI, NRHC

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