Employment Letter Of Intent - Employment Letter Of Interest
By Jenna Litchfield
An employment letter of intent or interest is other wise commonly known as a cover letter.
And an employment letter of intent or interest is a letter to an employee introducing yourself, and your background of professional skills.
The employment letter also has a purpose of convincing the employer that you have the best skills, qualifications and job experience to be the perfect candidate for the position.
And to convince them to read your resume and that it would be very worthwhile to invite you to their company for an interview.
As your employment letter of intent is the first thing an employer is going to read, it needs to be very to the point, brilliant and eye catching.
Some tips when writing a employment letter of intent or interest, that must be adhered to at all times when constructing any employment letter of intent or interest.
Always make it look professional, no handwritten letters or messy letters, type the employment letter of intent or interest out on a computer or typewriter.
Use A4 paper in the color of white, remember to never fax or photocopy a employment letter of intent or interest it must be delivered with your resume unless you have sent you resume via email in which you can attach your employment letter of intent or interest to the email.
Always remember to be very formal in your employment letter of intent or interest, and try not to have any grammar or spelling mistakes, so make sure you proof read your employment letter of intent or interest and spell check it if your computer program has that feature.
Always start the letter off with the address of the department or company you are sending your employment letter of intent or interest to, and also the person who is going to receive it and read it.
Then also include the date that you wrote this employment letter of intent or interest, then underneath great the person you are sending the employment letter of intent or interest to with a professional salutation like To Whom It May Concern or the name of the person such as Dear Mr Joe Bloggs.
And remember that everything in your employment letter of intent or interest must be original and not false, E.G do not lie in your employment letter of intent or interest as background checks and reference checks are done on most applicants these days and if you lie you will be found out.
And do not include personal information, the employer only wants to see your work history, not that you love sailing.
So do not include personal hobbies, sports of social activities or age, marital status and anything like that.
Do not make your employment letter of intent or interest too long, an employment letter of intent or interest that is two pages long is going to get thrown into the no pile, as the reader will not be bothered reading it, make sure it is under a page long! And that's an A4 page.
At the end of the letter remember to sign your name and print who it is from,this will be your full name for example Sarah Furgoson and remember to add another salutation like yours sincerely.
I hope this information helps you in the writing of an employment letter of intent or interest, and that you succeed in landing that interview or that job you've really been wanting.
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