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Do You Know Enough About Cover Letters?

Jitesh Arora

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A cover letter is a document that is used to accompany another document such as a resume or curriculum vitae (CV). Every person who is looking for a job has to have a cover letter because it is very essential for an owner to know more about the employer. The cover letter is a way to introduce oneself and indicate the interest and positions that one might be interested. Most of the time the employers use the cover letter to know the skills that someone has and if it is essential for the job that is required, that is why it is very important for every employee to have it as one of the documents for looking for a job. Cover letter may also be used as a source of advertisement and marketing strategy for most of the people seeking for employment. They are also used with loan applications, proposals and executive documents that show how important it is.

Cover letters are generally one page in terms of length and contains different sections as part of the body. It has the header, introduction, body and the closing remarks. The body is very important because it contains the basic information and first and foremost it should be very attracting and pleasing so that the person reading it will be charged to continue reading more of it.

The header should contain a slandered business style with information about the sender's address and other necessary information, the recipient's contact information, and the date should be included. There should be a title that follows it that should be clearly seen. All these are vital for the recognition of the person writing the cover letter without it will be difficult to recognize. This will then be followed by introduction that briefly explains the specific position that is required and it was designed to capture the attention of the employer's immediate attention. It is very important to be clear in your statements and always go to the point that going around the point.

Header is followed by the body that highlights and amplifies on the material of the job application and it seeks to explain why the person is interested in the position and would add value not only to the position but to the company at large. It also discusses the skill and qualification that one has obtained as well as the past and recent experiences that one has undergone. Then the closing remarks sums up the letter and indicates the next steps that will be taken by trying to suave the employer that he or she is the right person for the job. It is very important to portray confidence in your writing for boosting your job application. This will later be followed by valediction and later by a signature by the person writing the letter. All these are essential tools in writing a very appealing cover letter that when followed to the latter will produce fruits.

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