Letter of application below is for online applications. You should modify this letter of application for each different job application, company and person you are applying to. It is a short & straight forward sample letter of application.
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Whether you are an project engineer, accountant, IT professional, receptionist, nurse or recent graduate, you can follow this letter of application below.
A letter of application is a must with each online job application and resume submission. Keep each letter of application professional, simple & short (no more than 1 page, consisting of 3 to 4 paragraphs). Address each letter of application to a specific person. Do not underestimate the importance of writing a letter of application. Each letter of application should be personalized for each job application. It is important to outline in your letter of application how your experience matches the job that you are applying to. Check the spelling & grammar in your letter of application. Keep a copy of each letter of application that you send. For more letter of application tips, see letter of application tips.
Letter Of Application
99 Marvin Rd
City, State 00000
February 19, 2017
Mr. Tony H. Farr
Fast Response Manager
111 Bessemer Avenue
City, State 00000
I am writing to apply for the position of business consultant that was advertised in today's XYZ Times. I am attaching my CV for your review.
"In this section of your letter of application, highlight information relevant to the description of the advertisement of the position that you are applying for. So, show the skills and expertise that you have that match the description of the job you are applying for. "
I have demonstrated excellent people skills in addition to strong writing and analytical skills. I believe my education, skills and experiences fit your requirements, and I am confident my skills would be an asset to your company (or to your client if you are applying to a recruiter)
I am available to meet with you at a time that's convenient to you. Please contact me to set up a time. I look forward to hear from you soon.
Your signature (not needed when sending the letter of application via email or for an online job application)
Your contact phone number
Your email address
Working from home
If the advertisement you are applying to asks for your salary expectations, you can add a sentence in your letter of application that your salary expectations are "negotiable". To be more prepared for salary negotiations, see our salary negotiation example.
Keep in mind that the above letter of application for online job applications is only a general sample letter.
We'll be adding more sample letters of application & more format samples of cover letter soon.
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