WRITING A GOOD COVER LETTERS; A SIMPLE GUIDE
Cover letters could take the form of a proposal and they are simple basic tools every prospective job seeker or client should be able to arm self with the methods and steps in writing and producing one in order to enhance their suitability and availability for an intending job or project. Cover letters for position that request a CV may exceed the one- page rule, but clarity and conciseness are important. The goal of the cover letter is to highlight and elaborate on pertinent themes using your own writing style. Remember that the quality of your writing will be examined.
A personalized cover letter introducing you to the potential employer, identifying the position you are applying for, and indicating how you learned of the opening should accompany every resume. This letter should briefly provide one or two examples of your experience relevant to the position, and should convey the interest and enthusiasm that is prompting your application. Have your cover letter or proposal critised by several people, including someone experienced at reading proposals or cover letters for their impressions and suggestions. At least three revisions are usually needed to produce a solid product.
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FORMAT OF A COVER LETTER
NAME OF YOUR EMPLOYER,
RE-RESUME/OR CURRICULUM VITAE.
First paragraph; state why you are writing, be precise and concise with respect to the job.
Second paragraph; state what you have to offer and how you will add value to the company within a short time. Convince your employer to shortlist your name for an aptitude test or grant you an interview.
Final paragraph; state how you will follow up your claims. Use persuasive words to conclude.
EXAMPLE OF A DETAILED COVER LETER;
170B UNIPORT ROAD,
MARCH 10, 2010.
Ms Njoku Nnenna
202 Harbour Road,
Port Harcourt, Nigeria
I WISH TO APPLY FOR THE JOB TITLE ….. WITH THE PROJECT ID NO:
WITH A GOOD WRITING, COMMUNICATIVE AND INTERPERSONAL SKILLS ADDED WITH MY SHARPNESS AND FASTNESS ON THE TYPING KEYBOARD, YOU ARE ASSURED OF A QUALITY WORK THAT WILL BE DELIEVERED ON SCHEDULE.
I HOLD A B.sc DEGREE IN GEOGRAPHY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT AND A MEMBER OF THE NIGERIAN INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, NUMEROUS TIME, ATTENTION, QUALITY AND VALUE WOULD BE PUT INTO YOUR WORK TO MAKE IT PLEASING TO YOU. A TRIAL FROM YOU WILL DEFINITELY CONVINCE YOU AM THE RIGHT MAN FOR THE JOB.
THIS ABOVE CLAIMS CAN BE SEEN FROM MY RESUME I SUBMITTED WITH GURU.COM. YOUR WORK WILL BE QUALITATIVE AND QUANTIFIED. AND COMPLECTED WITHIN 72HRS AND DELIEVERED TO YOU WITH ORIGINAL WORDS, CREATIVITY AND WRITINGS. I SINCERELY HOPE, YOU WILL AWARD ME THIS PROJECT, AS I LOOK FORWARD TO IT.