Cover Letter Sample to Recruiter

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Cover Letter Sample to a Recruiter

Cover letter if being written properly shall become your first advantage in the competition for a job. As the recruiter shall have to read many resumes, he or she considers cover letter to be a tool to eliminate those who are considered unqualified. So, writing a professional and proper cover letter is crucially important. There are various ways of writing a cover letter and I would like to introduce to you here several of them:

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E-2 Apartment Heights Dr.
Blacksburg, VA 24060
(540) 555-0101
abcd@abc.com

February 22, 2011

Mr. Peter Ho, Director
ABC Recruiting Services
123 Washington Street
Anytown, TT 12345

Dear Mr. Ho,

I have read your recruitment ad on website www.vietnamwork.com which I am very interested in applying.

I am experienced in working as a project manager in commercial development. I have been working with Yahoo!, C/Net, Adidas…. In which I develop software for them. My major duties are:

• Managing development teams.

• Managing the strategy and project planning.

• Control budget for projects up to value of 10 million USD.

Currently, I work as an independent consultant and web developer. You can see my resume as attached herewith for more details on my recently projects.

I am now living in New York but I am very willing to move to work in another region, if the company may require. My expected wage rate is between 50,000 and 90,000 USD.

Thank You very much for your time and consideration. Please find my resume attached herewith and feel free to contact me if you need any information. I am looking forward to your reply soon.

Yours sincerely,

John Smith

Attc.

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Cover letter do's and don'ts:


Tips TO DO:


1. In the first paragraph, address the name of the recruitment job and the information source you have known about the job from.

2. Try to find out the name and position of the recruiter.

3. Write the cover letter based on recruitment information on the recruitment ad; try to give specific examples of your relevant experiences to the recruitment job.

4. Sign at the end of the cover letter.

5. After finishing writing, read the letter again to check for any spelling or grammatical errors. You may also have others check this out for you.

6. Write a brief cover letter – within 01 A4 page only. Each paragraph consists of only 2 – 4 sentences.

7. Specify in the letter that you attach with the letter a resume or other necessary documents.

8. In the last paragraph, write your contact number.

9. Prepare a clean and nice envelope.


Tips NOT TO DO:


1. Send a cover letter without a resume or CV.

2. Make request on the salary.

3. Repeat information you have provided in the CV or resume.

4. Make a general statement on your experience and abilities. It will be better to specify in a brief way.

5. Address your benefits if you get employed.

6. Provide irrelevant information.

7. Address information that a candidate cannot know unless he or she gets into the interview round.

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