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Ultimate Cover Letters

Ultimate Cover Letters

The Definitive Guide to Job Search Letters and Follow-up Strategies

Martin John Yate


Perfect your written approach to potential employers, covering everything from online applications, speculative letters, networking and even acceptance and rejection letters.

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About the book

In the competitive world of job-hunting everything rests in the balance of first impressions, so it is of vital importance to know how to write a compelling opening letter when you apply for a position. Ultimate Cover Letters, from best-selling author and careers expert Martin John Yate, describes how to do just that, helping you to open doors to job interviews and offers of employment, and outshine all other candidates. From the very popular Ultimate series, the book offers, as well as sound advice on assembling letters and how to use key 'power phrases' to get results, over 100 sample letters to cover a variety of situations. These include e-mail responses to on-line applications, speculative letters, letters to answer advertised vacancies, follow-up letters, networking letters and even acceptance and resignation letters. Now including a chapter on how to develop your professional image and integrate it into your job search letter, Ultimate Cover Letters covers all aspects of this crucial part of the job-hunting process in an engaging and approachable way, ensuring you put every chance of success by your side.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 01: Cover letters: the secret weapon in your job search;
    • Chapter - 02: The six types of job search letters;
    • Chapter - 03: Know the job, know your customer;
    • Chapter - 04: Develop your professional identity;
    • Chapter - 05: Elements of a great cover letter;
    • Chapter - 06: Assembling your job search letter;
    • Chapter - 07: How to polish and edit your letters for maximum impact;
    • Chapter - 08: The plan of attack;
    • Chapter - 09: Sample letters

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749474539
  • Edition: 4
  • Published: 3rd August 2015
  • Paperback
  • Format: 240x168
  • 280 pages
  • Series: The Ultimate Series

About the Author

Martin John Yate is an internationally best-selling author. He has held major posts as a director of training and personnel for several international companies. His best-selling book Great Answers to Tough Interview Questions is now in its 8th edition and has sold over 5 million copies. He is also the author of the highly successful Ultimate CV (both published by Kogan Page).

Martin John Yate

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