How To Write A Cover Letter That Gets You The Job
Femina|March 03 2017

It’s more important than your resumé and your first handshake. Mridula Vinod tells you how to write a cover letter that gets you the job.

Mridula Vinod

A cover letter does more than just introduce your CV—think of it as your first handshake with a potential employer. It’s full of subtle cues that make your case for you. In a crowded job market, it underlines the factors that make you stand out. Yathi Venkatesh, head of HR at Global Human Resources, Chennai, reiterates, “A cover letter must focus on why the individual qualifies for the job, and what value they will bring. The letter should let me know that the applicant has put in the effort to learn more about the company and the job profile.” Here are some points to keep in mind while drafting that perfect introduction.

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