Poor cover letters. As much as we despise them, they’re a chance to make a case, cover everything we can’t express in our resumes – which is a lot – and come across as real people to potential employers. Don’t throw a cover letter together in the hope that nobody will actually read it.
The video summarizes the following points to create a cover letter
- Add a letterhead at the top of the letter.
- Write the recipient’s name and address and the date below the letterhead
- Address the recipient.
- State your purpose in the first paragraph.
- Outline your qualifications in the middle paragraph(s)
- Include a positive statement or question in the final paragraph that will motivate the employer to contact you
- Write an appropriate closing.
- Add your signature
Below that, you’ll find a template you can copy and adapt to your needs. remember that writing cover letters for resumes is what differentiates the best job candidates from the rest of the crowd. Yours should convince the employer to grant you an interview.
How to Write a Cover Letter on Wikihow.com
How to Write a Cover Letter on Purdue Online Writing Lab