1What is a cover letter?
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2How to write a great cover letter?
This article will guide you to write a great cover letter. You only need to follow each step carefully. When you complete all the steps, you will have a great cover letter.
3There is a great cover letter behind each possitive job application
It is a very important factor of almost each possitive job application. If you need to convince the person who will hire you, you can convince him with a well present yourself. So, you should consider a cover letter as a good opportunity for you.
4Firstly, Did you research?
Before everything, you should research the company that will hire you. Here are some keys for you should research:
- What does the company do?
- Who are the competitors of the company?
- Who are the target audience of the company?
- What are the skills that the company need?
- What position does your application require?
- How do you have talents and can you really do this?
Finally finding answers to these questions, you’ll get all the information what you need for write a great cover letter.
5How to format a cover letter
Your cover letter should present you well. Don’t forget, you can have dozens of opponents who want to enter the job.
First, create a sentence structure easy to read. Do not present a text filled with complexities and metaphors. Do not use non-formal fonts such as Comic Sans Font. The cover letter does not have to contain pictures, do not use pictures on your cover letter.
You must create words with correct lenght. Also if you create very long words this can have a negative effect.
Target half of A4 (or maximum one page) and you’re on the right path.
6Opening the letter
This paragraph is answer of “Why are you getting in touch?”
Opening paragraph should be short and explaining why you’re getting in with them. It is also useful include where you found this job classified. You should mention if someone referred you for this job.
EXAMPLE: I wish the apply for the position of Accountant, I found your job advertised on linkedin.com. Please examine to the attached CV.
This paragraph is the answer of “Why are you fit for this job?”
In this section, you should talk about your talents, skills, experiences and academic background also you should promote every detail that suits you in the job description.
EXAMPLE: As I mentioned in my CV, My talents and experiences are over five years’ in the Accountant position. and I think that the knowledge and skills that have emerged during this time are an excellent candidate for this position.
This paragraph is the answer of “What you can do for the company?”
Now you have the opportunity to marketing yourself to the company. Tell about your career goals related to your position. To do this, describe the features that you specified in your CV. Give empowering examples of your talents and skills.
This is section is you’re interested in this job and why you’re suitable for this job. Also, indicate your request for interview with the employer for an interview.
10Closing The Letter
Sign off with ‘Yours sincerely’ if you know the name of the hiring manager, or ‘Yours faithfully’ if you don’t, after write you full name.