Presentation on theme: "KEY TO COVER LETTER ROUGH DRAFT RECIPIENT’S SECTIONS."— Presentation transcript:
KEY TO COVER LETTER ROUGH DRAFT RECIPIENT’S SECTIONS
COVER LETTER PURPOSE: – The main purpose of a cover letter for a resume is that it – gives a brief personalized introduction of the job seeker to the hiring manager – mentions how the job seeker came to know about the vacancy – how the job seeker fits the position available
FORMAT OF A CV A PERSONAL BUSINESS STYLE LETTER (Your Contact Information) Name Address City, State, Zip Code Date (Employer Contact Information) (if you have it) Name Title Company Address City, State, Zip Code ( Salutation) Dear Mr./Ms. Last Name, or To Whom It May Concern,Salutation
PARAGRAPH 1 USE THE VOCABULARY OF THE AD PARAGRAPH 1 – APPLYING FOR POSITION OF (NAME THE JOB) OR TYPE OF WORK – AD FROM THE WEB/DATE/WEB ADDRESS IF POSSIBLE
PARAGRAPH 2 BE SURE NOT TO SUMMARIZE YOUR RESUME PARAGRAPH 2: – QUALIFICATIONS YOU OFFER THE COMPANY – QUALIFICATIONS MATCH THE JOB FOR WHICH YOU ARE APPLYING. REASON FOR APPLYING FOR THE JOB/TYPE OF WORK. EMPHASIZE EDUCATION, SKILLS, ABILITIES, INTERESTS, EXPERIENCE THAT RELATE
PARAGRAPH 3 BE SURE TO INDICATE THE ACTION WHICH YOU WILL TAKE TO INITIATE AN INTERVIEW PARAGRAPH 3: – THANK THE EMPLOYER FOR CONSIDERING YOU FOR THE POSITION – WILL FOLLOW-UP MENTION ENCLOSED RESUME OR METHOD USED TO SEND THE RESUME ANTICIPATING AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CALLING (specify time frame)
ONLINE CLASSIFIED ADS RECIPIENT’S INFORMATION DATA ENTRY SMART 3 EAST 52 STREET, 10 TH FLOOR New York, NY 10025 DISCOVERY INTERNSHIPS, LLC 1326 OLD NORTHERN BLVD. ROSLYN, NY 11576 Summer Youth Employment Program Queens Community House, Inc. 108-25 62 nd Drive Queens, NY 11375 DATA ENTRY SMART DISCOVERY INTERNSHIPS, LLC QUEENS COMMUNITY HOUSE, INC.
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