Many of us concentrate on how to prepare the resumes and nobody deals with the importance of cover letter. Cover letter is the major tool in getting short listing for the job and it plays key role in job search. Most of the jobseekers will be asked questions like is your resume done proofread or your social media profile up to the mark or not? And also some other questions like have you applied for the right post or not? Once you have done your resume and completed all the process required to submit your resume then concentrate on cover letter which is very crucial and introduces about you to the recruiters or hiring managers. You should keep these tips while applying for jobs:
Length of cover letter: The length of cover letter should not be more than one page and remember that it should be an introduction to your resume by including the professional summary of your related experience. It should be long enough to cover your experiences and it should be precise to convey all the information to the reader.
Cover letter: An employer read your cover letter to find the details like below:
├»ãÆ┬╝ Your job details
├»ãÆ┬╝ Matching aspects in job description like job profile and experience
├»ãÆ┬╝ Reasons for that why you are interested for the job
Mention all above reasons in a polite manner to be understandable to the readers.
Salary details: Whether to include the salary details or not is the most frequently asked question in the matters of cover letter. If you mention about the salary details in your cover letter it projects you as candid and receptive candidate with respective to employers.
Job change reason: There is no need to mention the reasons for the job change and these things are usually discussed at the time of interview.