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Ultimate Cover Letters: Master the Art of Writing the Perfect Cover Letter to Boost Your Employability

Martin John Yate



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Kogan Page
15 August 2018
Careers guidance; Business & Economics; Advice on careers & achieving success
Does your cover letter have the X factor? How can you make sure that it communicates what employers really want?

Ultimate Cover Letters, from best-selling author and careers expert Martin John Yate, describes how to write the very best cover letters, helping you to open doors to job interviews and offers of employment, and outshine all other candidates. From the very popular Ultimate series, the book offers sound advice on assembling letters and how to use key 'power phrases' to get results, as well as over 100 sample letters to cover a variety of situations. These include e-mail responses to online applications, speculative letters, letters to answer advertised vacancies, follow-up letters, networking letters and even acceptance and resignation letters.

Now including a chapter on how to develop your professional image and integrate it into your job search letter, Ultimate Cover Letters 5th edition covers all aspects of this crucial part of the job-hunting process in an engaging and approachable way, ensuring you put every chance of success by your side. Ultimate Cover Letters will help you make the perfect first impression.

About the series: The Ultimate series contains practical advice on essential job search skills to give you the best chance of getting the job you want. Taking you all the way from starting your job search to completing an interview, it includes guidance on CV or resume and cover letter writing, practice questions for passing aptitude, psychometric and other employment tests, and reliable advice for interviewing.
By:   Martin John Yate
Imprint:   Kogan Page
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Edition:   5th Revised edition
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 160mm,  Spine: 15mm
Weight:   435g
ISBN:   9780749481667
ISBN 10:   0749481668
Series:   Ultimate Series
Pages:   264
Publication Date:   15 August 2018
Recommended Age:   From 16 to 18 years
Audience:   General/trade ,  College/higher education ,  Professional and scholarly ,  ELT Advanced ,  Primary
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified
    • Chapter - 00: Read This First;
    • Chapter - 01: Cover Letters - The Secret Weapon in Your Job Search;
    • Chapter - 02: The Six Types of Job Search Letters;
    • Chapter - 03: Know the Job, Know Your Customer;
    • Chapter - 04: Develop Your Professional Identity;
    • Chapter - 05: Elements of a Great Cover Letter;
    • Chapter - 06: Assembling Your Job Search Letter;
    • Chapter - 07: How to Polish and Edit Your Letters for Maximum Impact;
    • Chapter - 08: The Plan of Attack;
    • Chapter - 09: Sample Letters

Martin John Yate is an internationally best-selling author. He has held major posts as a director of training and personnel for several international companies. His best-selling book Great Answers to Tough Interview Questions is now in its 8th edition and has sold over 5 million copies. He is also the author of the highly successful Ultimate CV (both published by Kogan Page).

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