Cover letter

Cover letter

You are to write a cover letter using a professional business letter format.  Your Job Search Success book has a sample or you may use other professional business formatting as long as it has the basic information.

Your cover letter needs to WOW!  needs to WOW!  You have to stand out from the pack!!!!!!!

1: Research a REAL current job opening that you would like to apply and attach/scan/reference the job posting.

2: You will need to research the person(s) for whom you should address for the position and write a cover letter.  Try not to use general phrases such as “To whom it may concern.”

Here is a link to a sample cover letter that compares an “average” letter to a “WOW” letter.  The sample letter is a little long, but it illustrates the importance of standing out and personalizing your letter!

here’s a real-life example of a great cover letter (with before and after versions!)

A job in Houston, Tx