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Creating a cover letter for a job application is important. It gives you a chance to talk about why you are good for the job. nyeem 7 tips that will help you write a great cover letter.

Creating a cover letter for a job application is important. It gives you a chance to talk about why you are good for the job. Read 7 tips that will help you write a great cover letter.

Learn how to write a cover letter for a job application

Learn how to write a cover letter for a job application

The process of writing a cover letter may be confusing. Cov tsab ntawv muab rau koj ib lub caij nyoog los tham txog koj cov kev txawj thiab kev vam meej nyob rau hauv ntau yam. Ntawm no yog 7 tips about how to write an excellent cover letter.

The process of writing a cover letter may be confusing. The cover letter gives you a chance to talk about your skills and achievements in more detail. Here are 7 tips about how to write an excellent cover letter.

1. Use the same format for your cover letter as your resume

1. Use the same format for your cover letter as your resume

Cov tsab ntawv rau ib txoj hauj lwm daim ntawv thov thiab xav tau kev yuav tsum tau muaj ib co tib font loj thiab style. lub margins (rau tej qhov chaw nyob rau sab ntawm cov nplooj ntawv) should be the same too. Koj muaj peev xwm cia li txiav thiab muab tshuaj txhuam rau sab saum toj yog ib feem ntawm qhov xav tau kev (header) uas muaj xws li koj cov lus hu ntaub ntawv.

The cover letter for a job application and resume should have some the same font size and style. The margins (spaces on the side of the page) should be the same too. You can just cut and paste the top part of the resume (header) that includes your contact information.

2. Don’t repeat your resume in your cover letter

2. Don’t repeat your resume in your cover letter

Do not use the exact same words as in your resume. Qhov no yuav ua tho txawv nyeem cov tswv hauj lwm. Es tsis txhob, qhia ib zaj dab neeg los yog kev tshaj qhia txog ib qho zoo. Ib qho piv txwv yuav tau ib tug mos txwv nyob rau hauv koj lub hnab los khaws uas hais tias koj tsis ris ntawm koj tus qub lub tuam txhab. Koj yuav xaiv los qhia rau ib zaj dab neeg hais txog lub sij hawm koj tas muaj ib lub yuam kev thiab txais kev cawmdim rau lub tuam txhab nyiaj.

Do not use the exact same words as in your resume. This can be boring to read for employers. Instead, tell a story or more detail about an achievement. An example would be a bullet on your resume that says you did accounting at your old company. You could choose to tell a story about the time you fixed an accounting mistake and saved the company money.

3. Tsis txhob tham txog dab tsi koj tsis muaj

3. Don’t talk about what you don’t have

Tsis muaj leej twg muaj txhua txuj uas yog sau nyob rau hauv ib txoj hauj lwm cov lus piav qhia. Yog hais tias koj muaj 80%, koj yog ib tug zoo neeg sib tw. Tsis txhob hais tias koj yog tsis yog ib qho txuj. Es tsis txhob, focus on what your are good at.

Nobody has every skill that is written in a job description. If you have 80%, you are a good candidate. Never mention that you are lacking a skill. Instead, focus on what your are good at.

4. Use your cover letter to say why you like the company

4. Use your cover letter to say why you like the company

Nws yog ib qho tseem ceeb uas lub chaw ua hauj lwm pom tau tias koj yeej xav mus ua hauj lwm rau lawv. Yog hais tias koj cia li nyob ntawm txoj hauj lwm hauv internet, mus rau lawv lub website. Nyeem "txog" seem thiab kawm txog dab tsi lawv cov khoom los yog kev ua hauj lwm yog. Saib nyob rau ntawm lawv "lub hom phiaj thiab zeem muag" seem. Qhov ntawd yog qhov chaw uas tuam txhab uas muag tham txog lawv cov hom phiaj thiab dab tsi yog ib qho tseem ceeb rau lawv lub tuam txhab. Pick out something that you like about the company and mention it at the end of the cover letter.

It is important that the employer feels that you really want to work for them. If you just found the position online, go to their website. Read the “about” section and learn about what their product or work is. Look at their “mission and vision” section. That is where companies talk about their goals and what is important to their company. Pick out something that you like about the company and mention it at the end of the cover letter.

5. Tham txog koj tus kheej thiab tsis yog tus pab neeg

5. Talk about yourself and not the team

Muaj ntau lub teb chaws nqis yog ib feem ntawm lub zej zog los yog pab neeg. Txawm li cas los, the USA is an individualistic country. Qhov no txhais tau tias American ua hauj lwm xav hnov ​​hais txog dab tsi koj ua tau zoo. Siv lo lus "kuv" es tsis txhob ntawm "peb" rau impress cov chaw ua hauj lwm. Nws yuav xav tias tsis yooj yim tab sis yuav ua yooj yim nrog kev xyaum.

Many countries value being a part of a community or team. However, the USA is an individualistic country. This means American employers want to hear about what your specific strengths. Use the word “I” instead of “we” to impress the employer. It may feel difficult but will become easier with practice.

6. Koj tej kev tshawb fawb

6. Do some research

Koj yuav tsum tau sau ntawv mus rau lub tuam txhab xov tooj hu cuag nyob rau hauv koj tsab ntawv rau ib txoj hauj lwm daim ntawv thov. Yog ib yam uas hais tias yog paub zoo yog tus ntiav neeg saib xyuas lub npe. Tej zaum, nws yog sau nyob rau hauv txoj hauj lwm cov lus piav qhia. Yog hais tias tsis, saib lub tuam txhab nyob rau LinkedIn, uas yog ib qhov chaw ua hauj lwm networking. Yog hais tias koj pom tau tias nws, muab tso rau nws nyob rau hauv koj tsab ntawv. Nws yuav qhia tus tswv hauj lwm tias koj them mloog kom meej thiab ua ntxiv ua hauj lwm.

You will need to write the company contact information on your cover letter for a job application. One of the things that is good to know is the hiring manager’s name. Sometimes, it is written on the job description. If not, look up the company on LinkedIn, which is a site for job networking. If you find it, put it in your cover letter. It will show the employer that you pay attention to detail and do extra work.

7. Hais dab tsi ua rau koj sib txawv

7. Mention what makes you different

Muaj yog ib tug zoo lub caij nyoog muaj coob tus neeg ua ntawv thov rau cov hauj lwm uas koj xav tau. A cover Tsab ntawv no yog koj lub caij nyoog hais dab tsi ua rau koj sib txawv. Koj yuav tsum tham txog yuav ua li cas koj cov kev txawj yuav pab tau lub koom haum. Piv txwv li, as an immigrant, koj hais lwm yam lus. Qhov no yog ib qho tseem ceeb vim hais tias muaj ntau yam tuam txhab uas muag muaj ntau haiv neeg ua hauj lwm los yog chaw ua hauj lwm nyob rau hauv lwm lub teb chaws. Koj kuj yuav tau ua hauj lwm los yog tuaj nrog cov neeg los ntawm txawv haiv neeg. Nco ntsoov hais no.

There is a good chance many people applied for the job you want. A cover letter is your chance to say what makes you different. You should talk about how your skills can help the organization. For example, as an immigrant, you speak another language. This is important because many companies have diverse employees or offices in other countries. You also may have worked or volunteered with people from different cultures. Make sure to mention this.

Use a cover letter template

Use a cover letter template

koj ua tau download examples of both entry-level and advanced cover letters. Thaum koj nias qhov link, the document will automatically go to your downloads folder. The templates are in Word. You can use them as a base for your cover letters by changing the words to apply to you.

You can download examples of both entry-level and advanced cover letters. When you click the link, the document will automatically go to your downloads folder. The templates are in Word. You can use them as a base for your cover letters by changing the words to apply to you.

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