Step by Step Approach to writing a Good Cover Letter

Step by Step Approach to writing a Good Cover Letter

A Cover Letter is a presentation sent alongside a Resume to give extra subtleties on your abilities and experience and to show more reasons why you are the perfect contender for the job.

A decent introductory letter ought to be essential (constructive) and individual (not conventional). It should make the selection representative eager to open your CV.


Let’s beginning with Tips to Winning Cover Letter

  1. Do not append your Cover Letter when sending an email. Glue the substance in the body of the email and guarantee its tended to appropriately. Possibly connect when explicitly instructed.
  2. Write an exceptional introductory letter for each activity you apply to. Each activity has its one of a kind set of working responsibilities thus should your spread letter.
  3. Your introductory letter shouldn’t be excessively long. At the point when it’s excessively long, there is a high possibility it won’t be perused. I would suggest only two paragraphs.
  4. It should show things other not in your Resume. For experienced hands, use numbers/information for accomplishment. For new Graduates, feature transferable skills.
  5. Highlight on the correct understanding or aptitude dependent on what was mentioned for in the activity description.
  6. You can utilize Cover Letter Templates on Google to GUIDE you not to direct for you. It would assist you with a format.
  7. Avoid posting characteristics/aptitudes you have, RATHER feature scarcely any subtleties on how you have displayed them. E.g critical thinking abilities, trustworthiness, regard for subtleties and so on. Give instances of something that can catch the message/aptitude you are attempting to convey
  8. Ensure you experience it over again to stay away from ‘mistakes’ and linguistic blunders. “Grammarly” is suggested (Download and Install the application). It’s a lifeline, trust me!
  9. Address it appropriately. It ought to be sent to the normal individual getting it or the HR Manager/Recruiter. On the off chance that you don’t have the foggiest idea who is accepting it. Address it to “The HR Manager”
  10. You ought to consistently show your worth and why you’re an ideal choice for the job and not simply just what the association can accomplish for you.


How to compose a decent spread letter

Stage 1:

The HR Manager,

Organization Name,






Stage 2:


Dear Recruiters Name(if you know)/HR Manager/Sir/Ma,


Step 3(Introduction):

Present yourself, how you caught wind of it, your abilities and what attracted your enthusiasm to go after the position (why you applied).


I’m Yewande Jinadu, I might want to apply for the HR Business Partner job as publicized on LinkedIn. My advantage and involvement with doing different HR capacities to help the development of the business has made eager to apply for this job.


Step 4(why you’re an ideal fit for the job):

Relate it to the expected set of responsibilities and why your past experience and abilities meet precisely what the organization is searching for. Relate your accomplishments, specialized/mechanical abilities are couple with the expected set of responsibilities.


For stage 4, You can incorporate why you would fit into the association demonstrating that you have appropriately done your examination about the organization.


Stage 5 (Closing)

This is progressively similar to a call to consideration. It resembles in the wake of promoting your item, there is a need to provoke them on the following stages.



It would be ideal if you find appended my Resume for your examination. I am available to talk about a greater amount of my aptitudes and the worth I would bring to your organization during a meeting.


Stage 6: (Sign-Off)


Utilize Yours Sincerely when you are tending to it to someone(when the recipient is known). Utilize Yours reliably when the beneficiary is obscure. You can ALSO utilize:


*your name*

(Telephone Number)



Yewande Jinadu

Yewande Jinadu is the Founder of CareerLife Nigeria(, a Certified HR Professional and an Employability coach. CareerLife Nigeria is a social initiative aimed at reducing unemployment by providing people with the right career related information and Coaching. Yewande is passionate about People Development, Recruitment, Employability and Career Coaching. Through personal coaching, published articles and speaking engagements, she has helped hundreds of young professionals become more employable and gain employment. You can reach out to her by sending a mail to: and follow her on Twitter and Instagram: @careerlifeng