Checklists for Resume & Cover Letter

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Checklist for Job Application Letters Adapts to Specific Company Letter addressed to specific person. Letter shows knowledge of company and position. Letter specifies position applied for. Organization Starts with the job applied for plus major qualifications. Middle refers to enclosed resume AND summarizes its highlights Ends by asking for interview. Specific Supporting Details Details show that applicant qualifies for the advertised job. Details show that applicant can do the job AND contribute to the company. Details separate applicant from other applicants. Style and Mechanics Writing is smooth, tight, and forceful; and the letter is error-free. Uses “I” only a few times; uses “I” at beginning of paragraph a max of one time. Text uses you -attitude and positive emphasis. Text uses “you” only to refer to the reader, not to oneself or people in general. Format and Visual Impact
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This note was uploaded on 06/06/2011 for the course MGMT 250 taught by Professor Clippinger during the Fall '10 term at South Carolina.

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