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Types of job application letter

  1. 1. INTRODUCTION A job application letter is an applicant´s first contact with a prospective employer. It is an important document which speaks about the Applicant, and his suitability for the job.
  2. 2. CONTENT Types of job application letters Job application letters may be of 3 kinds as follows: I. Letter style application II. Prescribed form of the employer, and III. Covering letter with bio-data (resume)
  3. 3. I. Letter style application 1. Brief paragraph of response to an advertisement or assumption of vacancy 2. Name 3. Age and date of birth 4. Address, tel.no., and e-mail 5. Educational qualifications 6. Experience (… years) 7. Special achievements 8. Languages known 9. Salary expected 10. References i) ii)
  4. 4. II. Prescribed Form of the Employer a) Government offices, public sector companies and some private institutions accept application in prescribed form only. b) The standard forms are designed for easy comparison and short listing. c) Different formats. d) Signed declaration. d) Cast/Religion specifications.
  5. 5. III. Covering letter with Bio-data (Resume) COVERING LETTER When applying for a job a cover letter should be sent or posted with resume. It Should be specific to the position applied for. It is used for official and top executive positions.
  6. 6. RESUME Resume is a structured, written summary of a person’s employment background, skills, accomplishments, education and experience. Resumes are of 2 types : a) Chronological Resume b) Functional Resume
  7. 7. A Sample Cover Letter Reenu Baby Mannathukuzhiyil House Pottasseri (P.O), Palakkad, (from address) Kerala, India, 678598 Ph: 011-91-4924238786 E-mail – reenucelos@gmail.com 23 March 2014 (date) The Personnel Manager The Pacific Chemical Limited (to address) M.G. Road, Ernakulum - 11 Sir, (salutation) Sub: Application for the post of “Management Trainee” (subject) Ref: Your advertisement in “The Hindu” dated 9-3-’14 (reference) With reference to your advertisement in “The Hindu" for the post of “Management Trainee”, I am forwarding my (main body) resume for your perusal. I took forward to your consideration and call for an interview. Thanking You, Yours faithfully, (closing) Annie John Encl. A resume. (enclosure)
  8. 8. Resume 1. Name, address, tel. no., e-mail 2. Job Objectives 3. Personal Profile 4. Specialization 5. Education 6. Scholarships/Awards 7. Interests and Achievements 8. Personal Objective 9. Strengths 10. Work Experience 11. References
  9. 9. CURRICULUM VITAE (CV) C.V. is a written statement of an applicant´s personal history, biographical details, educational qualifications, work experiences, achievements, and other strong points that make him suitable for getting selection for a job. steffy.pdf
  10. 10. BIBLIOGRAPHY ABRAHAM .M.M, Dr. G.S. GIREESH KUMAR . BUSINESS COMMUNICATION & MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEM . PRAKASH PUBLICATIONS CHANGANACHERRY . 2013
  11. 11. THANKYOU……

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