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

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Chapter13Winning Cover Lettersfor Career Changers

Top 5 Cover Letter Writing Tips for Career Changers

  1. Let your current career objective “drive” your entire resume writing, formatting, and design process. Focus on what you want to do now and not necessarily on what you’ve done in the past.
  2. Be sure to include keywords that are specific to the profession or industry in which you are pursuing employment. By using keywords that reflect your current career goals, you make yourself an immediate “insider.”
  3. Place a heavy focus on your transferable skills, experiences, knowledge, and qualifications. Sometimes this requires disentangling those skills from ...

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