10 Tips to write a Cold Cover Letter

By ResumeKraft

A cold cover letter is a letter sent with your resume to a company that has not advertised a job opening.

Before you start writing your cold cover letter, do some research on the company. This will help you customize your letter.

1. Research the company

Find the name of the person who will be reading your cover letter and address the letter to them.

2. Find right contact person

In your cover letter, explain why you are interested in the company and what about the company interests you.

3. Explain why you interested 

In your cover letter, explain why you are a good fit for the company. Be sure to mention your skills.

4. Explain you fit to company

In your cover letter, offer to provide additional information about your qualifications and why you would be a good

5. additional information

In your cover letter, request an opportunity to meet with the contact person to discuss your qualifications and the company’s needs.

6. Request an opportunity

Be sure to follow up with the contact person after you send your  cover letter.

7. Follow up

Before you send your cover letter, be sure to proofread it for any grammar or spelling errors.

8. proofread your letter

Be sure to use a professional tone in your cover letter. 

9. Use a professional tone

Be sure to keep your cover letter short and to the point.

10. Keep it short 

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