Career Change Cover Letter

Are you dreaming about a change your career path? If yes, then you must be prepare for a challenge. Because changing career is itself one challenge. It's very hard to search a job in a career/field you have no experience.
A persuasive cover letter can make it easier. But the big question is how do you convince an employer? While writing a career change cover letter, you must focus on your skills rather than experience you have. It totally depends on you how to express/represent your relevant skills to get a particular job.


Keep in mind that in such case employers are not interested in you, but they definitely interested to know about what you can do for them. So you need to give special attention to write a career change cover letter. Find out what skills you have to match with the required job. Tell the employer what you can bring to his company



Here are some key points, consider them while writing a career change cover letter


  • Mention your skills and experience.
  • Give stress on your transferable skills and show special interest for your new career choice.
  • Mention about the new things, you can contribute to the goal of the industry/organization.

Career change cover letters follow the regular letter style. Initially salutation is required.

The first section of any career change cover letter examples should include an introduction and openings like "In response to your ad on (name) website, I am interested in (position name), so writing this letter to apply for (position name).

In second section, you should tell about your skills, abilities and experience. Explain why you are suitable for the position being advertised. Also, tell how your previous experience and skills will meet employer's requirements.

In closing section you need to give a proper contact address to an employer. Ask directly for an interview. And at last, say thanks to them for giving their valuable time for your cover letter.

2 comments:

Gordon said...

Hi, very useful post. I've just bumped into it and found it concrete and useful, very straight to the point. With your tips and some tricks I've heard during the webinars organized by
http://www.blog.ivyexec.com I'm sure I'll easily go through career change. Thanks once again!

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