In Cover Letter, Ask for the Interview Upfront


Jimmy Sweeney, president of CareerJimmy and author of the, advises “Ask for the job interview upfront. Says Sweeney: “Make your intention clear. “May we meet to discuss the position of [Fill in job title here]. I’m available at your convenience. I look forward to the opportunity for a personal interview.” (Now there’s a statement that practically commands a response.) Another nice, clear and direct statement requesting a job interview:
“I’m eager to meet you in person to discuss [Insert job title here] how I can exceed your company’s expectation for this position. All I can ask for is the opportunity to be interviewed and I am prepared for that chance. I sincerely thank you for your consideration.”