WritingtheperfecT - RESUME - ARISE ROBY

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  • 1. 1.It highlights key points in your resume. 2.Expresses your interest in a position. 3.Shows off your qualifications to a prospective Employer.
  • 2. 1.If you have a company or employer in mind, do some research regarding their policies and Principles. 2.Review websites, brochures, pamphlets and any other pertinent materials you can find about the Company. 3.Once you’ve done your research and you have a good idea of what qualifications the company is looking for, it’s time to separate yourself from the rest of the pack.
  • 3. 4.Before you begin writing your letter, take some time to brainstorm. Make a list of reasons why you’re the ideal candidate.
  • 4. 1.Do not over use “I” Instead, use the word “you” . 2.Avoid writing more than one page. 3. The point of the cover letter is to flesh out your resume’s selling points not to repeat the same things that appear in your resume.
  • 5. 1.You should address the resume cover letter to a specific person at the company you’re applying to. You can usually find a name in the company’s publications or you can inquire by telephone . Example of Header: Roony joe President Octiv Tech 750 P Street Sacramento, CA 95826
  • 6. 2. If you are addressing the letter to a specific person, start out with the formal salutation: Dear Mr. Pierce. If you don’t know the name use: Dear Hiring Manager.
  • 7. 1. Refer employees to certain points in your resume. 2. Emphasize your strongest qualifications or top selling points. 3. Show how these qualifications will benefit the company you’re applying for. 4. You may provide examples of your achievements. that have benefited previous companies 5. Be specific in your descriptions .
  • 8. 1. Ask for an interview. 2. Set up a possible time and date. 3. Try using an active ending; in other words, rather than asking them to contact you, tell them you will contact them in a few days. 4. Be genuine and thank them for their time.
  • 9. 1.Double and Triple Check Before Sending 2.Check for spelling errors and typos-- professionalismis a must 3.Don’t go over a page. 4.Be sure to send both resume and resume cover letter to the prospective employer.
  • 10. For more information log on to 1. http://www.facebook.com/Arise0071?ref=hl 2. http://www.slideshare.net/robymariavincent