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The rest of this paragraph should briefly present basic info about yourself, including: degree, area of study/expertise, and your career goals in terms of how they align with the goals of the company. 3. Sell Yourself The second paragraph should respond directly to the job description written by the hiring manager. Describe how your previous job experiences, skills, and abilities wil l allow you to meet the company’s needs. To make that easier, you can (and should) literally include words and phrases from the job description in your cover letter. To get impressed it is better to do some research about the company, and try to find out what they are doing and why given the current state of their industry. In a third paragraph, explain how you can fit into that schema, and help push the company forward and achieve any goals you suspect they may have. 4. Conclusion The final paragraph i s called the “call to action” portion of your cover letter. Inform them that you’d love to get interviewed. Tell them that you’ll be in contact with them in a week if you don’t hear back. Thank them for spending the time to read your letter. Format and Style Here are a few quick tips when styling your own: 1” – 1.5” margins are always a safe bet. If you having trouble fitting everything on one page there is some wiggle room, but be careful not to make the content look crammed together Don’t go below a 12 -point font unless absolutely necessary. Anything below 12 can strain the eyes.
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287 Font style is really a matter of preference. Try to choose one that looks professional or that matches what the employer uses on their website. Keep in mind that different styles will change the size of the font. Maintain a uniform alignment throughout. We suggest keeping all paragraphs left-aligned. 23.3.9. GENERAL TIPS TO WRITE BETTER The following are some general tips to do better writing while applying for a job or for a business: 1) Start with something interesting: In today’s market scenario where several resumes are lying at the desk, why does a particular resume gets picked than the others in the lot? Thinking... It is because the resume has a cover letter / introductory note that makes it saleable. A summary of a candidate’s profile is always better than a simply stated one line objective which merely talks about a candidate’s aspiration and does not tell about his / her profile summary. 2) Add a personal touch: While writing to potential clients for business, ensure that the content is customized as per the client’s profile and requirement. This helps creating a special bond with the reader. 3) Give examples and not just adjectives: A candidate must mention a relevant example to demonstrate or justify the adjectives included in the resume. For instance, if he / she talks about his strength in area of team management, he / she should mention an example on how well a team was handled. Avoid giving micro level details, however, mention about achievements / recognitions.
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