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  • 1. WHAT ABOUT?
    • COVER LETTER WRITING
    B.Oyunchimeg
  • 2. TITLE
    • 1.Objectives
    • 2.Cover letter tips
    • 2.1. Cover letter suggestions
    • 3.Why do you need a Cover Letter?
    • 3.1. Getting Noticed
  • 3.
    • 4.How to write a Covering letter?
    • 4.1 Necessary things
    • 5.What can a cover letter do?
    • 5.1 The best 10 steps for Cover letter
  • 4. 1.Objectives
    • to create an effective cover letter - outline their interest in applying for a position/college/internship/scholarship
    • to utilize proper business letter format.
  • 5. 2.Cover letter tips
    • A well written letter entices the employer to read your resume and gets first impression.
    • A poorly constructed cover letter may doom your resume to the “No Need to Read” pile.
  • 6.
    • It’s important to highlight your skills, knowledge, & experience in an introductory letter.
    • These will indicate what you can contribute to the company or school. Effective cover letter must convey a sense of purpose & project enthusiasm.
  • 7. 2.1 Cover letter suggestions
    • Always include a cover letter when mailing your resume.
    • Don’t use “form” letters or photocopies. Personalize each letter.
  • 8.
    • Use a proper business format for your letters
    • Make sure the letter is PERFECT!!!!
    • Create the letter on a computer & use a laser printer, if possible.
  • 9.
    • In the opening paragraph, tell the reader the purpose of the letter.
    • Use “ I ” statements & action verbs when describing your experience
    • A cover letter should never exceed one page
  • 10.
    • Focus on the specific skills and interests
    • Don’t mention salary
    • End by thanking the reader and stating that you look forward to meeting with them
  • 11. 3.Why do you need a CV Cover Letter?
    • A good covering letter will literally cover any problem areas and complex issues and explain them-thus making the CV more likely to be read.
  • 12.
    • Covering letter introduce your CV. They tell the reader why you want the job, why they should interview you, & that you are available. A good covering letter will make the impression that your CV is a good one, & that you’re therefore an excellent candidates.
  • 13. 3.1 Getting Noticed
    • How do you make an impression? Remember, there may be hundreds of applications arriving whit yours, so how do you make yours one of the ones selected?
  • 14. 3.2 Including :
    • Show interest
    • Clear up problem areas
    • Put yourself forward
    • Give a reason for applying
    • Flatter them-but carefully
    • Don’t grovel
    • Don’t repeat the CV
  • 15. 4.How to write a Covering letter?
    • The basics of any covering letter are the same as any other important letter. Just bear in mind the importance of this particular letter:
    • if you get it right, you might get a CV looked at that wouldn’t otherwise have been.
  • 16.
    • If you get it wrong, you may stop your excellent CV from being considered.
    • Keep the covering letter simple, short, & looking good.
    • Include your name, address and contact numbers. Even if they are on the CV
  • 17. 4.1 Necessary things
    • Address personally
    • Follow instruction
    • Choose a good title
    • Make it obvious
    • Be professional
    • Stick to the point
    • Avoid gimmicks
    • Avoid unavailability
    • Write well
    • Refer to the CV
  • 18. 5.What can a cover letter do?
    • A good cover letter introduces your business or product, makes a sales and provides a call to action. It arouses or curiosity and entices the recipient to read through the rest your material.
  • 19. 5.1 10 steps to writing Effective Cover Letter
    • Always address your letter to a specific person & include their job title
    • Use a “block” letter format, with text justified to the left & double paragraphs.
  • 20.
    • Keep your letter short no more than one page
    • Keep your paragraphs short & to the point. Most cover letters will be between 4 & 6 paragraphs long
  • 21.
    • In your first paragraph, let the reader know “why you’re writing”
    • In your second paragraph, ask for what you
    • want.
    • In your third paragraph, explain your “why”.
  • 22.
    • Your fourth paragraph is your “can to action”.
    • Your promise.
    • Make it easy for the reader to get in touch with you if you have questions.
  • 23. Sample covering letter
    • Mrs Jill Godwin
    • 8 Acremead
    • Devonshire
    • TN5 888
    • J.D Evans
    • Head of Administration
    • RJJ Bank
    • 15 High street
    • London EC89 5JJ
    • Dear Sir:
    • I have recently returned from a year’s visit to the USA, & am looking for a suitable secretarial opportunity . I’ve enclosed my CV for your attention,& would hope that you find my details of interest.
    • My previous work in London wasn’t banking, but I’m confident that may secretarial skills are appropriate to a banking enviroèment, as my last role at JD Wills & Partners was as team secretary to a small team of partners working with banking clients.
    • Owing to my circumstances, I’m available immediately, & would be delighted to discuss my CV with you, should you think this would be helpful.
    • I look forward to hearing from you.
    • Yours sincerely
    • Jill Godwin, Mrs
  • 24. Reference
    • www.quintcareers.com
    • www.jobcity.net
    • www.acesta-job.info
    • www.rfp-templates.com
    • www.cvtips.com
  • 25. Why I selected Yellow?
    • Yellow says happiness optimism cheerfulness.
    • It symbolizes hope and appeals to the intelligent and thoughtful audience.
    • Associated with the sun, yellow is stimulating and attention getting.
  • 26.
    • THANK YOU
    • FOR AN ATTENTION!