E: How's your job search going?
A: I only started looking for a job a few days ago.
E: have you finished compiling your resume?
A: yes, I was precise with every word in my resume?
E: that's good. Don't forget to design the format. An attractive fromat is as important as the content.
A: absolutely,I've highlighted all my strengths and the resume is clear and easy to read.
E: good. How about your cover letter?
A: a cover letter? I've never thought about that. Won't a CV do for my job application?
E: no, a CV is not enough. You should also attach it with a cover letter. Don't overlook it. You're faced with fierce competition in the job market. If your cover letter cannot stand out in the pile of cover letters, your resume may never see the light of day.
A: sounds reasonable.Even if I'm the right one for the job, many people are applying for the same vacancy at the same time, so I should try my best to catch the Human Resources manager's attention.
E: yes, you're right. All your preparation efforts are to help you land a job interview.
A: got it. I'll start right now.
compile:to produce a book, list, report, etc. by bringing together different items, articles, songs, etc. 编写（书、列表、报告等）;编纂
We are trying to compile a list of suitable people for the job. 我们在努力编制一份适合做这项工作的人员的名单。
The album was compiled from live recordings from last year's tour. 这套唱片选辑由去年巡回演出的实况录音汇编而成。
highlight:to emphasize something, especially so that people give it more attention 突出；强调
The report highlights the major problems facing society today. 报告特别强调了当今社会所面临的主要问题。
overlook:to fail to see or notice something 忽略；未注意到
See also: miss Synonym
He seems to have overlooked one important fact. 他好像忽略了一个重要的事实。
see the light (of day)
to begin to exist or to become publicly known about 开始存在；问世；开始为人所知
He's written a lot of good material that has never seen the light of day. 他写了许多鲜为人知的好材料。