June 23, 2018

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Cover Letter Tip: Give and You Shall Receive

Written By Jimmy Sweeney President of CareerJimmy and Author of the brand new, Amazing Cover Letter Creator

Most job seekers know the value of a well-written cover letter. It's their calling card, their first impression, their opportunity to get a foot in the door of the company they hope to work for. BUT, not every job seeker knows how to write such a letter. Many toot their horn in the wrong direction. They focus on themselves, failing to connect with the hiring manager who is reading the cover letter.

Give Your Best . . .

Keep in mind three things.

  1. Your knowledge of the company. Find out the mission statement and mention it in the letter. This shows you have done your homework and know the focus of the organization.

  2. Your skills and experience. Tie these to the mission statement. In other words, how can what you do and the background you have help further the goals of the company?

  3. Your willingness to work for the good of the organization. Mention your ability to get along with colleagues, to be a team player, and to take the lead when called for.

    . . . to Get the Job

    A cover letter such as this will demand attention, prompt the hiring manager to call you for an in-person interview, and create a bond of good will between the two of you. Everyone wants to work with a person who has solid experience, sound principles, and a steady work pattern.

    You can convey this and more in a first-class job search cover letter.

    - 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."

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