Today we want to present a couple of useful guidelines that everyone needs to learn if they want to write a successful cover letter.
If you are not familiar with cover letters, then you need to know that this is a piece of paper that is going to provide the hiring manager with every important detail about you such as educational background, personal skills, and other work experience.
A great cover letter will help you stand out when compared to the other people who are applying for the same job or scholarship. We will also go over a handful of examples that you can get inspired from or easily modify to make them unique.
Writing a cover letter is not as difficult as you might think. In fact, if you follow the guidelines that we are about to present, you are going to write your unique cover letter in no time!
#1 The Header
The first thing that we want to present is what needs to be included n the header.
- Full Name;
- Contact Information (phone number, email, LinkedIn profile);
- The recipient’s name (this is will show that you have done your research);
- The recipient’s job titles.
#2 The Format of the Cover Letter
A cover letter will contain a header, greetings, opening paragraph, middle paragraph and a closing paragraph. Sounds simple right? Now that you know what a cover letter needs to look like. Let’s go ahead and check out some examples that you can modify and then submit them as your own.