The GP group , the secret to success , the public cover letter .
There's a job you really want .
Question is how do you get 1 ft in the door ?
Well , the first step is to have an awesome cover letter .
A cover letter is a great opportunity to tailor your qualifications to a job opening .
Think of it as a summary of your resume .
Its objective is to generate interest in the reviewer to look at your detailed resume and get an interview .
Some hr professionals think a cover letter is not important but we know it can give you an edge over others .
Now here are a few tips to help you prepare that perfect cover letter .
Tip number one address to the right person .
Avoid general salutation such as dear hr manager .
Don't be cold be personal .
Find out who is in charge and address your document to the right person .
Tip number two , make your cover letter concise .
Don't overwrite .
Keep it to three paragraphs and have all your information within one a four page .
Start the letter by telling hr how you learned about the organization and the job opening .
If the company is good , sing its praises a little boot licking goes a long way in paragraph two .
Justify why you are perfect for the job and how you can contribute to the company .
You should also include your education qualification and pre withdrawal accomplishments .
Remember to quantify your accomplishments with evidence such as statistics and awards .
The final paragraph is where you leave that positive lasting impression by reaffirming your interest in the job .
Remember to include your contact details and most importantly , don't forget to thank the reviewer .
Tip number three .
Never reuse your cover letter .
Each job vacancy is unique .
You should therefore customize your cover letter accordingly .
Don't be lazy .
So to summarize the ingredients of a good cover letter , number one address to the right person .
Number two , keep it concise .
And finally number three , never reuse your cover letter , watch other episodes of secret to success and learn more helpful tips today to download notes , visit triple W dot GNP recruit dot com .