Use a “cold call” COVER LETTER when:
You wish to present yourself to a particular company and no specific job is advertised.
This is a request to “create a job” for you.
You must THOROUGHLY research the company and know WHY you want to work there.
- Name of the recipient:
- Company Name
- Dept Name
- Email address
Introduce yourself with “what” you are professionally combined with “who” you are as a human being (personal attributes).
State 4 things about the company that are factual and explain “why” these 4 things appeal to you.
Give a brief overview of your top 4 skills evidenced with achievements.
State how you would position yourself in terms of role and explain “why” your contribution to the company would add value.
State that you would welcome the opportunity to have an informal, interview, and that you are attaching your resume.
Thank the reader for his/her time, and that you look forward to a response.
Courtesy: Kirsty Bonner | #KB