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Cover Letter Magic , 4th Edition by Wendy Enelow, Louise Kursmark

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Chapter8Winning Cover Lettersfor Blue-Collar andTrades Positions

Top 5 Cover Letter Writing Tips for Blue-Collar and Trades Positions

  1. Be certain to highlight your technical qualifications as they relate to the position. Often these specific technical requirements—such as a cosmetologist’s license, heavy-equipment operator’s certificate, or welding certification—are bona fide job requirements, and without them you cannot be considered for the job.
  2. Turnover is often high in blue-collar professions. If you can stress traits such as work ethic and a strong performance record, you will be a strong candidate.
  3. Use language that is comfortable for your ...

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