June 25, 2018

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Your Cover Letter MUST Ask This Question

© Written By Jimmy Sweeney
Author of the brand new, “Amazing Cover Letter Creator”

Imagine receiving a letter from a salesman who wants to sell you an exciting new widget. The letter focuses on all the reasons why this is such a great item. But nowhere does the man ASK for the purchase! You are not as likely to buy it.

The same thing is true with a job search cover letter. Unless you ASK the employer for the opportunity to be interviewed you probably won't hear the phone ring. Decide today that every cover letter you write will contain your specific request for a job interview. ASK and you will receive!

If you don't land the job interview, you certainly will not land the job, so put first things first.

Where in the cover letter should you make your request? In the beginning and again at the end. Twice is nice!

Example at the beginning of your cover letter;
When I saw your ad for a warehouse manager, I realized we've been looking for each other! Can we meet in person next week? I'd like to show you how my five years of experience in this area will increase profits and streamline procedures.

Example at the close of your cover letter:
Thank you for taking the time to read my letter. Can we get together to talk in person? I'm available mornings till 12:00 noon. You name the time and date and I'll be there.

Now write that cover letter and don't forget to ASK. Then keep your phone and your calendar handy!

- Jimmy Sweeney

Jimmy Sweeney is the president of CareerJimmy and author of the brand new, “Amazing Cover Letter Creator.” Jimmy is also the author of several career related books and writes a monthly article titled, “Job Search Secrets.”

Visit our friends at Amazing Cover Letters for your "instant" cover letter today. In just 3½ minutes you will have an amazing cover letter guaranteed to cut through YOUR competition like a hot knife through butter! Jimmy Sweeney is the president of CareerJimmy and author of the brand new, "Amazing Cover Letter Creator."

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