Cover Letter Tool
A resume cover letter gives you an opportunity to describe how your specific
skills and accomplishments uniquely qualify you for the job.
The cover letter purpose is to obtain an interview, not tell a lengthy story.
The focus should be on your interest in the position, your qualifications, and
setting up an interview.
Use the below letter template to assist you in developing a great cover
Dear Mr (or Ms) last name,
Start your cover letter with a statement
that establishes a connection with your reader, a probing question, or a
quotable quote. Briefly say what job you are applying for.
mid-section of your cover letter should be one or two short paragraphs that make
relevant points about your qualifications. You should not summarise your resume!
You may incorporate a column or bullet point format here. Choose some
qualifications that really target the position you are going after. Do not go
overboard and save some information for the interview.
paragraph should initiate action by explaining what you will do next (eg, call
the employer) or instigate the reader to contact you to set up an interview.
Close your cover letter by saying “thank you.”