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

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Chapter9Winning CoverLetters for YoungProfessionals/New Graduates

Top 5 Cover Letter Writing Tips for Young Professionals/New Graduates

  1. Highlight “professional” skills that you have developed through both professional and nonprofessional experiences. For example, if you have worked on important team projects while at school, communicate that you know how to get results in a team environment.
  2. If technology skills are important in your chosen field, be sure to emphasize your skills in this area.
  3. Mine your academic experiences for evidence of leadership skills. These are important in a work environment and are evidence of your potential.
  4. Highlight ...

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