Cover Letter Tips that Will Help you STAND OUT!
You will find lots of ideas regarding cover letter tips on the internet, so which ones do you follow?
Cover letters are a necessary part of any job search, just like having a professional resume.
As you know, resumes are a professional document showcasing your skills and experiences–it’s kind of dry, and it is suppose to be.
Your cover letter is where you have the chance to make a great first impression and show the hiring manager or recruiter a bit of your personality, too.
Inc.com asked Amanda Lannert, CEO of Jellyvision (over 4oo employees), what advice she had for people who are looking to get a job, and she said
“Don’t be boring.”
Cover Letter Tips You Can Use
So, how do you “not be boring” while still remaining professional?
They key here is to stand out from all the other cover letters in a good way. Cultural fit is just as important as skills and experience in today’s workplace.
1. Show what you have to offer, rather than just tell.
2. Get Creative. How can you present your information in a unique way?
3. State that you want to work there. Make it clear that you want work there, and no where else.
4. Let your personality show. Write like yourself. Let you voice show in your writing.
For more great cover letter tips check out my article Winning Cover Letters.
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