Cover letter according to your own resume

Workshop: how to write a cover letter according to your own resume . Stop recycling the cover letters found on the internet. Write your own based on your resume and the job offer. The scheme is simple and applicable to any CV.

Write cover letter according to your own resume: paragraphs 1 and 2


1 ° After famous « Dear Madam, Dear Sir, » which will occupy a line, we take a new line to talk about the job offer.

2 ° For paragraph 1 of the cover letter, I advise to have the job offer in front of you in order to underline the « criteria requested » by the recruiter. Indeed, it is customary to use the criteria sought by the employer on the cover letter.


Cover letter part 1: use the criteria requested on the job announcement

Cover letter part 1: use the criteria requested on the job announcement

Part 1: Repeat the criteria requested on the advertisement . How to use the criteria requested on the job offer? The best choice is to do so from the first paragraph of your letter in order to let the recruiter know that you have understood their expectations


Cover letter: use the criteria requested on the job Ad

We are going to show you several examples of wording on this part of the text.


1)

Dear,

Your job offer for the position of « receptionist » interests me greatly . You are looking for (list of criteria requested in the ad) a rigorous, professional, autonomous, versatile person, I am convinced that I have the skills required for this offer.


2)

Dear,

Following your job announcement posted on the website (site_name), you are looking for a « security officer ». I would therefore like to send you my application for this position because it seems to suit me perfectly and for good reason, I feel particularly motivated at the idea of ​​working with you.


3)

Dear,

You are currently looking for job Ad a commercial for your company, I am very interested in this offer and I would like to submit my application to you.


4)

Dear,

I am currently in the interim. Knowing very well the whole of the « logistics chain » , my professional career in business allowed me to acquire many skills among those you are looking for.


5)

Dear,

I have the honor to offer you my candidacy for a position of « saleswoman ». You are looking for (list of criteria requested in the ad) a dynamic woman, following fashion and trends, with an excellent sense of organization and interpersonal skills, who is easily integrated .


6)

Dear,

I suggest that you examine my resume for the position of « IT Technician » to be filled in your Company. I am sure you will find the skills you are looking for in reading my Curriculum Vitae.


7)

Dear,

« Graduated from Sciences Po Paris » with a « Master II in Communications » and with experience of « two years in the communication department of large companies », I think I correspond to the profile you are looking for this position.


8)

Dear,

your Job Ad concerning a « building warden’s position » caught my attention. I think indeed that my qualifications and my professional experience can correspond to your needs.


9)

Dear,

I allow myself to contact you following your job announcement for the position « order prepare » . I have assets that will allow me to succeed in the role that you will give me, that is to say; (list of criteria requested on the ad) motivation, rigor, punctuality.


10)

Dear,

You are looking for a « caregiver », the profile required for this position seems compatible with my experience and my training, so I offer you my candidacy .


11) _ Spontaneous application case

Dear,

You are certainly looking for staff. I offer you my application for the position « of installation technician in remote monitoring » . 26 years of professional experience my license to acquire different skills.


12)

Dear,

For your company, you are looking for « an administrative manager », the position offered fully meets my expectations since I have exercised this function for many years.


13)

Dear,

My profile and my aspirations seem to correspond to your advertisement


14)

Dear,

Very interested in your job offer, I send you, herewith, my application for the post of …


15)

Dear,

With the experience of… years acquired in a similar position at…., I think I correspond to the profile sought in the Job Ad.


16)

Dear,

With over… years of experience under my belt in the profession, I would like to present my candidacy in response to your job announcement for the position of… currently available in your company.


17)

Dear,

The description of your Job Ad seems to me an interesting career opportunity.


Part 2: talk about your diplomas and education

Part 2: talk about your diplomas and Education

You don’t have to invent anything; everything is in your own resume. That is to say on the « training » columns


Example 1


Graduated in ( example: 3D Animation in Vancouver), With « 8 years » of experience as 3D Animator within « from studios like Ubisoft or Dwarf-Labs », also in Freelance. I am constantly looking to share and learn new skills.


Example 2


As a young graduate, I wish to work within your team in order to assert my skills and acquire news through the various missions that will be entrusted to me.


Example 3

Having experience in « secretarial » work as well in home help your ad suits me perfectly. I am currently training to improve my skills and stay active while looking for a job. I am available.


Example 4: conversion case

In professional retraining, I am moving towards the job « instructor educator », following your job announcement you accept beginners, this would allow me to put in place the skills acquired during my years of work.


Example 5

My training in « DEESARH » as well as a successful experience within a company specialized in HR allowed me to acquire and develop the necessary skills that will allow me to carry out the missions that may be entrusted to me.


Example 6

Coming from a higher commercial training , all of my professional experiences were carried out in the sector of trade and customer relations. I want to continue to invest in trade and team management.


Example 7

« Master 2 in sociology ». With good skills in office automation, rigor and very good organizational skills, I also have a sense of communication and listening, and these assets allow me to manage the many tasks related to management.


Example 8

I have « 8 years » of experience in the field of reception and administrative agent , I am dynamic, autonomous, good interpersonal skills as well as a good team spirit. I would put my skills at your service, I remain entirely at your disposal.


Example 9

Following my versatile experience, I have the skills and qualities for this position. That is to say: (list of criteria requested in the job ad) , Sense of responsibility, listening, rapid execution capacity , versatility and respect for hygiene rules.


Example 10

« A qualified nursing assistant since 2000 », I have carried out various missions in various institutes. Over time, I was able to acquire several experiences and skills in the field of personal care.


Example 11

Young graduate of the « Institut Universitaire de Toulon » , holder of a master 2 in human resources. (list of skills requested in the ad) Autonomous, serious and motivated. With a sense of challenge and teamwork.


Part 3: talk about your professional expérience related to the job offer

Part 3: talk about your professional experiences related to the job offer


Different examples to inspire you. The secret is to sufficiently argue your different professional experiences.


Example 1

To EDP, where the objective was to interview as many candidates as possible to propose the best candidates to the applicant companies, my role consisted of…


Example 2

As a salesperson at …, I manage a sector, canvass customers in order to sell products and achieve the objectives set.


Example 3

With… (the_name_of_the_company), I was commercial (taking orders, deliveries, collections) in the western sector for the sale of major brands of confectionery (Chupa Chups, Haribo, Mentos) for around 200 traditional customers ( grocery store, gas stations, newsagent)


Example 4

When I worked as Reception Agent at the Photo Fair in Arles, I took care of the Stand Surveillance, tourist reception and information on exhibitions.


Example 5

In 20xxx, I worked as a qualified receiving machinist within the RATP . I ensured the Transport of travelers from point A to B, Customer reception (information on the route and prices). I was also in charge of ticket sales and continuity of service at the request of the order post.


Example 6

For example « Waitress at Charlot Roi des Coquillages in 200xx » , I served in the restaurant. From the preparation of the room to the reception of the customer, the table service, the collection and the operations of restoration of the room.


Example 7

As a security guard at – ELTREIA SECURITEY , my mission was Reception, access control, inspection bag visual. At Torann France, I also checked badges and monitored a parking lot.


Example 8

I was during « two years administrative » and educational assistant in the relay class of fat, I had for function the management of the secretariat and telephone reception as well as preparation for various meetings and making appointments.


Example 9

The few years of experience acquired in the field of…. allowed me to have a good level by multi-brand technical example . Gifted with a certain charisma and pedagogical nature, I was able to flourish professionally by reaching positions of responsibility.


Example 10

« Project manager at JBT in 20XX », this function taught me a lot « in terms of planning », execution of modernization of elevators as well as new assembly.


You have no experience / or not enough? Can’t seem to properly argue your professional experiences? Do not panic: complete your cover letter with a smart list of 4 to 5 most important skills for this position.

Example Courier / Light Vehicle Courier skills

I also master the following skills:

  • Traffic and parking rules in built-up areas
  • The Principles of Customer Relations
  • Use of navigation equipment
  • Reading the road map

Part 4: end of cover letter form

Part 4: end of cover letter form


Example 1

Please find attached my resume, updated regularly. Currently available, I am at your entire disposal for a possible meeting. Cordially.


Example 2

Dear Sir / Dear Madam, Please find attached a curriculum vitae which I hope will catch your attention. Pending a favorable response from you; please accept, the expression of my respectful feelings.


Example 3

Hoping for a meeting, please accept, Madam, Sir, my best regards.


Example 4

I await your return and am available immediately. Cordial greetings


Example 5

It will be my pleasure to explain my motivations to you during an appointment. Remaining at your disposal for any further information, please believe, Madam, Sir, in the expression of my distinguished feelings


Example 6

Thank you for the attention you will pay to my candidacy, please receive, Madam, Sir, my most distinguished greetings.


Example 7

I suggest the principle of an interview to introduce myself. Cordially,


Example 8

Being at your disposal for a future interview, please accept, Madam, Sir, my sincere greetings. Cordially


Example 9

I would be very happy to progress with you and succeed with you, the missions that you will entrust to me.


Example 10

I am able to take charge rigorously and independently of the position you offer. I am at your disposal for an interview


Example 11

I would be happy to meet with you to understand your project and study the best way to meet your objectives.


Example 12

To allow you to appreciate the seriousness of my approach, I invite you to consult my CV. Yours


Example 13

I wish to use this experience in a dynamic and development-oriented company.


Example 14

Very motivated to join your brand, it is with pleasure that I would explain the motivations that motivate me during an interview. In the meantime, please accept, ma’am, sir, the expression of my respectful feelings.


Example 15

Better than a CV, an interview should convince you of the interest of my application. Looking forward to meeting / hearing you, please accept, Gentlemen, the assurance of my best feelings.


Example 16

Keenly interested in the position you offer, I would like to explain my motivation to you in more detail during a future interview. In the meantime, please accept, Madam, Sir, my sincere greetings.


Example 17

It is with enthusiasm and a particular motivation that I offer you my collaboration for the position you offer. In the meantime, please believe my highest consideration. Mobile: 06 XX XX XX XX