I’m not only used to wearing many hats, I sincerely enjoy it; I thrive in an environment where no two work days are exactly the same.
In addition to being flexible and responsive, I’m also a fanatic for details – particularly when it comes to presentation.
I’ll give you step-by-step help through every stage of your job search, explaining at each step what a hiring manager is thinking and what they want to see from you.
Instead, I’d recommend either the short, succinct approach proposed by Hirsch and Cohen or the four-paragraph format suggested by Kate Wendleton, founder and president of the Five O’Clock Club, a 32-year-old national career coaching organization based in New York: The first paragraph lays out the specific job you want and, in the best case, names a mutual acquaintance.
I appreciate your consideration and look forward to hearing from you.
Warmest regards, Catelyn Stark If you’ve ever wished that you could look into the brain of a hiring manager to find out what you need to do to get hired, this e-book is for you.
Carol herself has hired a number of people over the years, and she has some recommendations: Don’t say you’d make a perfect member of the team, unless you can back that up with specific achievements.
Keep the superlative adjectives to a minimum. Do tailor your letter to the position, but don’t copy the exact wording.
I have attached my résumé for your review and would welcome the chance to speak with you sometime.” Finally, here’s a sample letter provided by Wendleton.
I find the prose a little formulaic, but the structure seems good.