- Read the description and address the job's needs with clearly written, powerful phrases
- Customizing the cover letter is the easiest way for you to demonstrate that you have clearly read and understood the job opening
- Research the employer, the department, project or position
- Try to find out how to distinguish your application from others
- Avoid clichés and have a positive and professional tone
The cover letter should not exceed more than one page. Divide it into different text parts:
- Dear Sirs/Sir or Dear Mr/Mrs + name of the manager.
- Introduce yourself and explain why you are interested in the position
- Why should they hire you? How does your competences and experience match the requirements? (Refer to relevant skills, experience and knowledge, achievements and personal qualities)
- Conclusion: state your interest in the organization/unit/job and how you could contribute.
- Good endings: "I am looking forward to hearing from you” “Thank you for any time and effort you take in reviewing my application."
- Yours sincerely/Sincerely yours + full name