Unsolicited Letter of Application by zrv16048

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     Unsolicited Letter of Application


This type of letter has four main parts:
     1. A paragraph introducing yourself to the potential
        employer
     2. An explanation of the type of position you are
        looking for and are qualified to undertake. State
        what you have to offer the employer
     3. A paragraph saying why you have chosen this
        organisation as a potential employer
     4. A statement indicating where and how you may be
        contacted
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                  A Good Job Application

A job application has two parts:

     1. The resume.
     2. The covering letter, or letter of application
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                 Types of Resume


•   Basic (General)

•   Functional

•   Specific
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       Main Sections in a Resume

•   Name, address, telephone number
•   Employment objective
•   Educational qualifications
•   Professional or work experience
•   Achievements
•   Activities and interests
•   referees
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          Sections in a Covering Letter

•   The letter of application has three main
    parts:
     •   The introduction expresses interest in the job, and applies for
         it
     •   The body points out specific qualities, qualifications and
         experiences mentioned in your resume, and states your
         interest in this organisation
     •   The conclusion indicates where and how you can be reached
         for interview.
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                    Before the Interview

•   Find out about the position

•   Identify your strengths

•   Use a job search control sheet

•   Practise your presentation
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        Three Parts to a Job Interview

Think about the interview as:

     • The beginning section or introduction
     • The middle section or body
     • The closing section or conclusion
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                After the Interview


•   Evaluate your performance

•   Follow up

								
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