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How to Write a Cover Letter  For a Private Equity Job Search         © Copyright Job Search Digest
First Impression    • Potential employers spend less than      15 seconds reading a cover letter    • Cover letter is quic...
Answer Critical Questions•   Who are you?•   What do you bring to the table?•   What do you want?•   How good are your wri...
3 Paragraph FormatWho are you?      – 2-3 brief sentences              What do you want?             • Unique selling     ...
Get Professional Help    • Remember…you have only 15 seconds      to capture the hiring manager’s      attention          ...
Thank You                                        Visit JobSearchDigest.com                                           for m...
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How to Write a Cover Letter for a Private Equity Job Search

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How to Write a Cover Letter for a Private Equity Job Search

  1. 1. How to Write a Cover Letter For a Private Equity Job Search © Copyright Job Search Digest
  2. 2. First Impression • Potential employers spend less than 15 seconds reading a cover letter • Cover letter is quick first impression – No generics! – Address firm’s need(s) specifically If you miss the mark… …you won’t get an interview!© Copyright Job Search Digest
  3. 3. Answer Critical Questions• Who are you?• What do you bring to the table?• What do you want?• How good are your written communication skills? Make your cover letter brief & easy to visually scan© Copyright Job Search Digest
  4. 4. 3 Paragraph FormatWho are you? – 2-3 brief sentences What do you want? • Unique selling – Give one strong proposition reason to convince • Employee referral reader to read your resume Call to action – Invite a meeting – Request a call – Thank them for their time & consideration© Copyright Job Search Digest
  5. 5. Get Professional Help • Remember…you have only 15 seconds to capture the hiring manager’s attention – Your letter needs to be the best© Copyright Job Search Digest
  6. 6. Thank You Visit JobSearchDigest.com for more information © Copyright Job Search DigestImages used with permission from Microsoft

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