... How to write covering letters and resumes
that raised pay $2,000 to $80,000
... How to write a covering letter that grabs immediate attention
... Learn why covering letters FAIL
... Learn what makes a covering letter SUCCEED
Covering letters are used to introduce yourself and explain to employers why you are contacting them.
Many employers won't accept a resume if it is not submitted with a covering letter.
In today's job market, proper business etiquette requires that you include a covering letter with your
resume. If you don't include a covering letter it implies that you are not familiar with the business world and can lead to your being rejected as a candidate.
may read your covering letter first, before looking at your
resume, so your covering letter has to sell you just as powerfully as
your resume. This is a key issue that may job seekers do not think
Covering letters are more difficult to write than a resume
(resumes are easier because you are usually using your work
history to guide you).
Because covering letters are more difficult to write, many job seekers fall
into a rambling narrative that does not work and covering letters
FAIL because they do not address the specifics that each
With employers receiving 100's of resumes, possibly 1000's for every publicly advertised positions, due to our economy.
covering letter must stand out and sell you in seconds. Again something that most cover letters FAIL at doing.
To create covering letters, like those I've created for my clients
who have received pay increases of $2,000 to $80,000 more per year
- you must
identify what employers need and then prove how you meet those
needs. Copying someone else's covering letter is another reason most
cover letters FAIL because you don't sell your unique skills.
Writing generic covering letters or
one-cover-letter-fits-all is another reason the vast, vast
majority of covering letters FAIL.
Covering letters that SUCCEED are be based on the employer's
needs and your top qualifications, experience, achievements and
traits that make you excel (not someone else's
The sample covering letters in the links below are good examples for
you to see if your covering letter uses design that works - but the content of your
covering letter must be about YOU ... to SUCCEED. Job
seekers don't want to believe that copying
covering letters doesn't work because it's easy and people often believe
writing targeted cover letters until they see it! When the
finally see the difference in the number of interviews they receive by
writing targeted covering letters.
How do you create covering letter content that not only
SUCCEEDS but sells you in seconds? Analyzing job ads
correctly, identifying the full range of your skills, quantifying
your achievements, and marketing the traits that make you excel
will result in covering letters that can increase interview rates 50%
to 300% and more.
If you don't believe this - read the success story below from of my clients -
there are many more in my covering letter and resume books.
||I developed a cover letter and resume with targeted headings for a position as a Product Manager with a major software company.
My resume resulted in my being 1 of only 3 people selected for an interview out of 400 applicants.
In the end I didn't get that position but did accept a comparable position at a 10% salary increase.
Both experiences say much about the effectiveness of Regina's Cover Letter booklet as well as Proven Resumes Strategies That Have Increased Salaries book.
Mikel Schutz, Materials Manager
are more cover letter snippets, cover letter tips and cover
letter samples from my book Proven Resumes Strategies
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which provides more
detailed information on cover letters. It is filled
with success stories of job seekers who thought they were
not qualified for the jobs they wanted - but wrote their
cover letters anyway - and landed good jobs.
The cover letter strategies in my book have been responsible
for helping clients raise their pay $2,000 to $80,000 more
If you're having difficulty creating a resume and
cover letter - you
might consider hiring me to write your resume.
The fee is $150 or $250.
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