Job Letter

Posted in Job Letters

Dear (Mr./Mrs./Miss/Ms.) followed by last name,

In your opening paragraph, briefly state your reason for writing. Explain to the employer that you are applying for the position and where you saw the advertisement. Inform the reader that you have enclosed your application, resume and any other documents you are sending.

The body of your job letter should briefly describe any experience or skills you possess that make you an ideal candidate for the job. You do not want to cover all of the information presented in your application or resume, but do make a quick list of strengths that are directly related to the position for which you are applying.

Quickly mention any degrees or certificates you have that relate to the job, and express your enthusiasm about the position, emphasizing that you are a quick learner or any other characteristics that make you a good candidate.

Mention that you have enclosed your application, resume, or other documents and explain that you can be reached at telephone number/email.

Thank the recipient for taking the time to consider your application/resume, and for their consideration of you for the position.

Sincerely,

Your name (first and last)

Be sure to sign your name above your typed signature. A well-written job letter that demonstrates your enthusiasm and highlights briefly the skills or talents that make you an ideal job candidate can go a long way in helping you secure the job.


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