December 4, 2009
So all set to go with an attractive resume to impress your potential employer? Think again, you may just be wrong. Hardly anyone commits any mistake today while preparing his/her resume. Such awareness has made it extremely difficult, if not impossible, for the employer to shortlist/finalize his employee only on the basis of the resume. In such juncture, comes in the importance of another gun under your belt, the cover letter.
Hence, it is of importance that the aspiring candidate presents his external and internal qualities in the cover letter, and highlight the importance of such qualities and how they are important, and more preferably, indispensible for the growth of the company.
The contents of the cover letter would vary from person to person depending on the job profile, the educational qualifications, experience, skills and other factors concerned. The cover letter should ideally display the natural abilities of the candidate to meet the requirements of the job.
The cover letter may very well be the perfect places to mention THOSE exceptional qualities you may possess that may seem too awkward to be put in the formal wordings of the resume. There may be several shades to the candidate’s personality, and a few of them may actually go a long way in making him/her a better candidate for the concerned job profile. Such hidden characters of the candidate may be expressed through the cover letter, making him a better option available for the job. WAIT! There is more to read… read on »