Resume Cover Letter Workshop
If you could answer these 7 simple questions correctly, you’ve mastered the basic skills to write a highly effective resume cover letter. Remember a cover letter that attracts interviews is your best job seeking tool. Even your resume is relatively weak, a powerful well written cover letter will help blow away your competitions.
Q1: Who should you address your letter to?
Q2: What kind of a headline is best for job seeking letters?
Q3: What would be the ideal writing style for any job seeking letter?
Q4: What is the ideal length of a cover letter?
Q5: What should be the focus of your cover letter content?
Q6: Where and how to ask for an interview in your cover letter?
Q7: What should be included at the PS (postscript) location?
Check the Quick Answers below. Click to view detail explanations.
A1: A real person, such as Mrs. Smith
A2: An attention grabbing headline
A3: Enthusiastic with passion and conversational
A4: One page or 20 seconds
A5: The employer’s need and why you are the right fit
A6: At the beginning or closing with an assertive mannerA7: To ask for an interview the second time; or to restate why you believe you’re the right fit for the job opening.