The resume is a condensed version of the story of your professional life. It can’t, and shouldn’t, contain details about your work history,those go into the cover letter you send along with your resume to an employer.
The résumé cover letter (sometimes called a job application letter) gives you an opportunity to make a strong positive impression on an employer. It is your way of marketing yourself– it can explain who you are and what you can do for them.
Major Ingredients of Cover Letter
- Major requirements of the job for which you are applying.
- Points that separate you from other applicants.
- Points that show you knowledge of the organization.
- Qualities that every employer islikely to value:the ability to write and speak effectively,to solve problems,to get along with the people.
- Every employer wants business like employees who understand professionalism.To make your application letter professional.
- Address your letter to a specific person.If the reader is a women,call the office to find out what courtesy title she prefers.
- Omit personal information not related to the job.
- Do not mention relatives names.It is alright to use other names if the reader knows them and thinks well of them,if they think well of you and will say good things about you and if you have permission to use their names.