How to: Write a Successful Cover Letter
The STAR method is way to sell yourself by communicating your strengths and skills through telling a story about a time where you applied them. You may have to engage in some self exploration because while a story might not seem interesting to you, it may be interesting to an employer. While you are aware of your capabilities, remember the hiring manager is not! The STAR method helps you communicate your abilities in a way that is engaging and easy to follow. This method can be used in interviews and resumes! There are four parts to the STAR method: situation, asks, actions, and result.
I really want this job. I have the perfect resume but, what about my cover letter? Here are some simple steps to follow when making the perfect cover letter to go along with your perfect resume. Be sure to comment on your past experiences and/or thoughts on creating the perfect cover letter.
Employers receive countless job application forms to sift through- to show you’re suitable for the role and get an interview, you’ll need to demonstrate personality and confidence within one piece of paper.