The letter starts with the contact details of the job seeker, date, and details of the addressee such as name, designation, company’s name, and address. These follow the customary salutation like “Dear Manager”, “Hiring Manager” or the likes. The first paragraph contains the information about the post one is applying for, and the source from which one got the job listing. It may also mention the reference to mutual contact, if any. The next paragraph of the letter of application should contain what one has to offer to the employer. One should explain how one’s qualification and experience match the job requirements. One should strive to establish strong connection between one’s skills, qualification and experience, and the expectations listed in the particular job. However, one should keep in mind that one is just interpreting the resume, and not repeating it. One should be candid and straight forward in his approach, and should not exaggerate things. Short paragraphs should be used, and each statement should be accompanied with evidence by reference to the resume. This paragraph can make or mar one’s prospect of getting the new job. In the last paragraph, the writer should thank the employer in advance for considering him for the past. It should include a reference to the follow up one desire to take up within a short span of time usually a week. Then comes the complimentary close of the letter with such connotations like “Sincerely yours”, “Best regards”, “Yours truly”, or the likes. Lastly, one applying for the post should sign in hand.
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