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Instant Cover Letters – Secret #5

“5 Surefire Ways To Effectively ASK For The Job Interview!”

© Written By Jimmy Sweeney

President of CareerJimmy and Author of the new,

Amazing Cover Letter Creator.

Does your cover letter effectively ASK for the job interview?

If you answered no, remember this fact: A job search cover letter that clearly and directly asks for the job interview will beat the socks off a cover letter that does not!

5 Surefire Ways To Effectively Ask For The Job Interview In Your Next Cover Letter

Use any one of these examples in your next cover letter to attract quality job interviews like a magnet. For maximum effect, use my suggested “Best Location” for each example.

  1. "I am excited about the possibility of a personal interview to further discuss my qualifications with you. I am immediately available and can be reached at 555-555-5555. I will follow up with a phone call as well to make sure you have received my application." Best Location: Use this example as the final paragraph in your cover letter for best results.

  2. “I would love the opportunity to interview in person for the position of (insert job opening title here). Thank you in advance for your consideration.” Best Location: Use this example as a headline at the top of your letter using centered and bold text.

  3. “If at all possible, can we schedule an interview in the next 2 weeks? I have researched (company name) and am excited about this opportunity. I would love the chance to interview for this position and am available at your earliest convenience.” Best Location: This example is best utilized as a final paragraph in your cover letter as well.

  4. “If I may be so bold, I am asking you for the opportunity to interview for (insert job opening title here). I would like the chance in person, to discuss the specific reasons why I believe I am the applicant you are looking for.” Best Location: If you are bold enough this works best as an excellent final paragraph.

  5. “If you will grant me an interview for (insert job opening title here), I feel confident that when we meet and speak together you’ll see why I believe I’m the right person for this job. I can be reached at 555-555-5555. Thank you in advance.” Best Location: This example is best when used as the final paragraph in your cover letter.

Imagine your cover letter with and without these types of paragraphs.

It becomes crystal clear that these “ask for the interview” examples can have a powerful effect on bringing you more of the desired result ... job interviews! Add this one element to your next cover letter and you’ve just given your job search a major tune-up.

You can now stop pacing around the room waiting and hoping for the phone to ring. Instead, ASK for the phone to ring in every one of your job search cover letters.

Ask and you shall receive.

Next week: Top 10 Cover Letter Secrets – Secret #4

“How to mathematically DOUBLE your job search odds!”

© Written By Jimmy Sweeney

Amazing Cover Letters

Jimmy Sweeney is the president of CareerJimmy and author of the 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!”

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