Past IssuesApril 25, 2011
Cover Letter Tip: Get Your 'NET' Working For You
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Get Your 'NET' Working For You
By Jimmy Sweeney, President of CareerJimmy and Author of the "Amazing Cover Letter Creator"
Job-search cover letters introduce you and your skills to a hiring manager. You know that fact if you've been writing them to potential employers. But do you know there is another cover letter type that can do even more for you? It's called the networking cover letter.
This document goes out to your circle of human resources -- Family members, friends, neighbors, associates, and professional men and women -- for one purpose -- to ask for help as you look for work.
These people can lend a hand by giving you names and contact information of individuals they know, as well as employment leads, referrals, advice, knowledge, and introductions. Imagine the wealth of assistance you can gather by simply casting your net toward these men and women.
To get started, create a master list of everyone you can think of. Refer to business cards you've collected, association and club rosters, church directories, your e-mail address book, and any other pertinent means of gathering names of people you mingle with.
Then send a networking cover letter (based on the tips below) to each person on your master list. Invest some time doing this task -- knowing it will pay big dividends over the next several weeks.
Writing The Networking Cover Letter
- Keep it short (one page only) and focus on what you want -- help in your job search.
- Put your job skills and employment interests in a list for easy reading.
- Ask for leads and referrals directly and politely.
- Attach a copy of your current resume.
- Send a thank you note to everyone who responds--even if they weren't able to help.
Jimmy Sweeney is the president of CareerJimmy and author of the new, Amazing Cover Letter Creator. Jimmy is also the author of several career-related books and writes monthly articles titled, "Job Search Secrets" and "Tough Times Job Tips." Visit Jimmy on the web at Amazing Cover Letters.com for your 'instant' cover letter today. In just 3.5 minutes you will have an amazing cover letter guaranteed to cut through YOUR competition like a hot knife through butter!