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Cover letter tips - Download Sample

 

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This page is for cover letter tips.Cover letter tips are always help full to create a good cover letter, which always seen by the interviewer before your resume .So please read carefully this cover letter tips before resume tips. Please open,view and use our sample cover letter.

 

  • Keep your cover letter concise and job specific. It should be modified to address the specific job you are applying for.
  • The goal when writing the cover letter is you address your strengths and accomplishments in a paragraph or two.
  • Relate your past work experience and training to the qualities the company is looking for.
  • If you are fresh out of school and do not have a lot of experience to write about, relate your accomplishments, research, and/or class projects to the qualities the company is looking for.
  • Make it clear in your cover letter that you understand what the company is about. This means doing a little research ahead of time so that you can better match your skills/experience with their needs and goals.
  • Once again, keep your formatting consistent throughout the cover letter.
  • Be sure to double and triple check your grammar and spelling. It is also a good idea to have someone proofread for you. The more eyes that see it and the more feedback you receive, the better it will be!

Structure for a covering letter

First Paragraph
* State the job you’re applying for.
* Where you found out about it (advert in The Guardian newspaper etc. - organisations like to know which of their advertising sources are being successful)
* When you're available to start work (and end if it's a placement)

Second Paragraph
* Why you're interested in that type of work
* Why the company attracts you (if it's a small company say you prefer to work for a small friendly organisation!)

Third Paragraph
* Summarise your strengths and how they might be an advantage to the organisation.
* Relate your skills to the job.

Last Paragraph
* Mention any dates that you won't be available for interview
* Thank the employer and say you look forward to hearing from them soon.