Help Writing a Cover Letter

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"I see people all the time who wish they had help before they wrote their cover letter, and applying for all those important jobs". Mike Kelley

 

A professionally written cover letter will significantly help you target specific jobs.  The cover letter, with the CV is the bridge between you and the employer. They will call you in for interviews if these two vital documents are presented professionally. Make sure your cover letter is perfect and shows that you are the best candidate for the job. 

Help Writing a Cover Letter

A word about the Cover Letter In the today’s world of competition. It is very tough to get a job. With lots of people looking for work  and getting a perfect job can seem like a dream. Don't worry help is here: there are jobs but the applicants for good positions are numerous that makes the competition really tough. Generally, employers and recruiters select probable candidates on the basis of the cover letter and the CV. This is usually the very important first step. Hence, it is necessary to be prepared with an excellent letter to make the best possible impression on the reader. This will of course help you on the path to that elusive job offer. Here are few tips that can help you design a good cover letter.

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Cover Letter Writing Tips

1. First and the most important thing is to make sure your cover letter is error free. The letter should not have any grammatical mistakes, any misspelled words or typographical mistakes. Whenever any recruiter scans through your CV and cover letter, they makes sure that the page is free from errors. Some employers will just trash your application at the instant they find a mistake as it shows that you do not pay particular attention to detail.

2. The second important thing that people tend to forget is that cover letter is not written only to highlight your skills. The letter is also written to seek the attention of the employer. You must keep the letter brief and precise. A recruiter receives many CVs to review, and will appreciate the short and nicely written cover letter that can help explain the intent of the applicant.

3. Another important factor is the reason why the letter is being written. This letter should explain why you are the best choice for the job. You should carry out some research into the company and the post for which are applying. State the reasons that why a recruiter should select you. Explain the skills you posses and how that match the needs of the employer.

4. Cover letters should communicate your skills and the employer should believe your letter, so be honest. There are experienced people sitting there reading, who will review your CV and letter in no time and if they will feel that you could be lying your application could go in the bin. Please read about my transparent CV service. Whatever you write on the CV, you should be able to back it up. Cover letters and CVs  are the bridge between you and the employer. They call you on the basis of these two documents.

Make sure your cover letter is perfect and shows that you are the best probable candidate for the job. For an expertly written CV and cover letter   professional CV and cover letter writing service, help and advice simply email me your existing CV or complete my online CV Questionnaire. I will reply with my free advice and a quote. 

 

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