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Cover Letter Tips: Make Yours Stand Out

Cover Letter Tips: Make Yours Stand Out

Your cover letter allows you to introduce yourself and is also where you get to bring your CV to life. Here’s our top Cover Letter Tips to Make Yours Stand Out!

 

Put In The Effort

This is your opportunity to show that you are the right candidate for the job. Read the job description, then adapt your wording to show that you have exactly those skills. Think of it as a shopping list. The employer wants to acquire everything on the list, you now have to show that you have everything they want.

Here are a few key things you should find out before you start writing:

  • What does the company do?
  • Who are their competitors?
  • Who are their target audience?
  • What does the role involve?
  • What are the essential skills?

Once you’ve found answers to these questions, you’ll be able to make it clear in your cover letter how your skills and abilities match up with what the employer is looking for.

 

Here’s some Cover Letter Tips To Help Yours Stand Out

 

  • Give examples of when you utilised the skill set they are looking for.

 

  • Remember to adapt your cover letter specifically to the company / job you are applying for. It takes less than 20 seconds to spot a well written, job specific, company specific letter and even less for a copy paste application.

 

  • A cover letter in Denmark is very much like the dress code, smart-casual. It needs to have a good blend of professionalism mixed with casual, friendly introduction to who you are.

 

 

 

 

  • Always try to find the person you are addressing. If it isn’t in the vacancy post, then do some research. Showing you have researched the company and its’ employee’s, is exactly what will make you stand out.

 

  • Being professional is important, but being memorable is key here, so be friendly.

 

  • After speaking with the recruiter / person responsible try to connect with them on LinkedIn by sending a message and connect request. Write a little note thanking them for taking the time to answer your questions.

 

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Helpful articles:

HOW TO FIND AN ENGLISH SPEAKING JOB IN DENMARK

7 TIPS TO SECURING A JOB INTERVIEW IN DENMARK

CV SECRETS: HOW TO STAND OUT 

 

2 Comments

  1. Hi…am Ramkumar from India. I am looking for job in Denmark. I am having valid work permit. Please do the needful.

    1. Hi Ramkumar,
      Greetings from Denmark!
      Thanks for getting in touch and great to hear you have all the necessary permits in place before seeking employment in Denmark.
      Regarding how we can help, please check out our website for in depth descriptions of the guidance and support that we offer HERE. For further clarification please feel free to contact us, via the contact section of our website and a member of the team will assist you further.

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