Resume Cover Sheet

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by robin303, Nov 10, 2010.

  1. robin303

    robin303 Helicopter Nut

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    Well crap, the last time I filled out an application was back in 1988 when I joined the Army. My work always sold it’s self being a wood butcher and all. My question is what the hell to you put down. This is a new one for me.
    Thanks
     
  2. wilkersk

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  3. ede

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    i don't use one and it's worked out pretty good so far.
     
  4. INJoker

    INJoker Simply Charming

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    Introduce yourself, provide a very brief summary of your applicable skills/experiences and state why you wish to work for the organization. Close by saying you look forward to the chance to speak with the HR director or hiring manager in person to further discuss your qualifications.

    It's a formality. Write it well, keep it simple (and professional), and you'll be fine.
     
  5. Bado

    Bado

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    I never submit a cover letter and have never had a problem. I have had them submitted to me but I quickly turn the page and read the resume.
     
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  6. Bilbo Bagins

    Bilbo Bagins Slacked jawed

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    All it is, is three short paragraphs

    Dear _______________

    I'm writting this letter and sending my attached resume in response to your opening for ___________________________ advertised in ____________


    I have experience in ___________________ and ____________________ and I did ___________________


    I would be willing to discuss my qualifications in person, at an interview. I can be reached at ___________________. Thank you for your time and attention.


    Sincerely,
    robin303

    That is it, easy as pie.
     
  7. MrKandiyohi

    MrKandiyohi Millennium Member

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    Bilbo covered everything - 1) which position you're applying for 2) what skills fit that position 3) how to contact you 4) and a thank you
     
  8. devildog2067

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    What job are you applying for?