Writing Effective Cover Letters

By: Writing Tips Today

Writing effective cover letters for your job applications involves understanding what the employer wants.

Before you start writing the letter of application, you must therfore read the job advertisement thoroghly to make sure that you understand what the employer wants. Employers may specify qualifications, work or other relevant experience, personal qualities and professional attributes.

It is good practice to make of list of these characteristics so that you can refer to them in your cover letter and resume.

Exercise:

Read the job advertisement below and identify the qualifications and characteristics the employer is looking for. Then make of list of these chracteristics.

Management Trainees Wanted:

You can go to the top if you join Move-It, a leading logistics company which provides supply chain solutions to a host of Fortune 500 companies moving goods around the world.

Our Management Training Program lets you progress at our own pace.

You’ll develop as far and as fast as your skills and determination will take you – right up to the top for exceptional performers.

What are we looking for from you? You’ll be a college graduate with at least a B average.

A strong, confident communicator, you work well in a team and can inspire enthusiasm in those around you.

You’re more than happy to start in a practical, hands-on-role, yet you also have the ability to think conceptually.

Finally, you’ll be flexible about hours (we work 24/7) and location, as training is undertaken at several different sites across the US.

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