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Jason Fried of Basecamp on the Importance of Writing Skills

September 2, 2017View for printing

We focus initially on the cover letter, and if you don't write a cover letter, and you just e-mail us a resume, you're out. We tell people to write us something explaining who you are, what you do, why you want this job. That's our initial filter -- are you a clear thinker and a clear writer?

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