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Your letter then needs to state your worth, your applicable accomplishments and their relationship to responsibilities of position. This can be a couple of paragraphs, but keep in mind that less is more as long as significant content has been included. Its critical that your cover letter be at most one page.
The final paragraph is your call to action. It is where you state your follow-up plan. This is where you create continuity to ensure your success.
Make sure you do not include any salary information in your cover letter. It will either disqualify you or lock you in to compensation that does not match your worth. If job ad requests your salary information, you can always state that it is negotiable. While not being specific, doing this will keep you in running.
Regardless of your field of endeavor or level of experience, you can write an attention-grabbing cover letter which, in conjunction with a powerful resume, will grant you access to right opportunities and lead you to a successful job search conclusion. Copyright © 2005 TopDog Group All rights reserved.
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