Skip to main content

Get an idea on Cover Letter

Every job seeker will have an idea on resume or curriculum vitae, but how many of you know about cover letter? Actually, what is a cover letter? How should it look like? What information should be included? So, let us have a look about it…
Looks like…!!
Cover letter should be Short and Sweet. It should not be more than one page. Recruiters may not show interest in reading a cover letter with five pages. So, in order to grab the attention of recruiters towards your resume, make your cover letter look as simple as possible. It should include your qualifications, experiences and other information in concise manner.

What should be included?
Recruiter would like to know more about you through the cover letter. So, provide the details of the medium from which you have found the job you are applying for. You should explain your experiences, qualifications in it. You must overcome the doubts in the recruiter mind by providing information which represents your personality, behavior and interest towards the job. The language used by you in the letter should be polite and attractive.

Don’t ask about Salary…
Asking about salary in the cover letter may give an opportunity for recruiters to think about you as straight forward person. So, don’t ask about the salary details in the cover letter.

Don’t be personal….
Do not mention the reason you are applying for job and about problems in the cover letter. If there is any chance, then discuss these kinds of topics in the interview.

So, this letter will be your introduction to an employer and because first impression counts, you should take great care to write an impressive and effective letter. Remember that the letter not only tells of your accomplishments but also reveals how effectively you can communicate.

So, follow the above tips and make your resume a stand out!!
Published date : 16 Sep 2015 12:11PM

Photo Stories