What can a free cover letter template do for you? Well, it can provide you with the basic guideline of a cover letter so that you can tailor your own qualifications to the position you are seeking. It is not a cut and paste document. It is a simple, but clearly defined cover letter template that you can use to help create your own masterpiece.
A free cover letter template will not fix all of your problems. What it will do is show you how to craft a well-written, original cover letter tailored to the job you want to obtain.
For all those job seekers who saw Legally Blonde II and the pink perfumed resume, there was a terrific chuckle. There was also a simple knowledge that maybe she had gone too far with her resume. News Flash, she also didn’t give a cover letter. However, the character in that movie did do one thing very right: She made sure that her presentation of herself was “head and shoulders” above the crowd. She was noticeable. That is often why people will use a cover letter template.
Let’s take a look at ways one can be certain that their resume and cover letter are noticeable other than pink perfumed paper and a personal presentation.
There are plenty of templates you can purchase online but there are also sites that offer for you to use them for free. Check out jobsearch.about.com or go to Monster.com and Jobstar.org for more templates.
Jimmy Sweeney is the president of CareerJimmy and author of several career related books and writes a monthly article titled, “Job Search Secrets. In just 3 1/2 minutes you will have an amazing cover letter guaranteed to cut through YOUR competition like a hot knife through butter!”