In Cover-Letter Third Paragraph, Show How You Are a Good Fit


TeenaRoseBook.jpg Use the third paragraph of your cover letter to show why you are a good match for the position and how you will add value to the company. Just as in the first paragraph, this is another opportunity for you to show what you know about the company and relate it to your abilities, to make you the perfect fit. If an employer is reading your cover letter and pondering “Why should I hire this person,” this paragraph will help provide the response.

This tip is excerpted with permission from Designing a Cover Letter to “Wow” Hiring Personnel, an e-book by Teena Rose. For more cover-letter tips, visit Teena’s Bookstore to download your copy for $27.77. You can also download a free 19-page excerpt.