And while we’re at phrasing, here's a cover letter writing tip you need to remember: your word choice matters.
Avoid jargon and overused, meaningless corporate phrases.
Furthermore, the goal of ingratiation is to increase one's likability, and its use has been found to have a significant effect on judgments of interpersonal attraction, which has been linked with organizational ﬁt perceptions."If you're hiring a new employee, consider the language you use in your job postings.
In all likelihood, what you will get back is what you put out, which often does little to help you find the perfect candidate for your job.
I’m sure my expertise can translate into similar results for ABC. Here’s an easy step-by-step formula you should use. Her prospective employer has specific plans: they’re launching a new AI-based, customized platform for personal internet banking.
I realize that the major upcoming challenge for your Customer Service Team will be to assist other teams in launching the new AI-based platform for Personal Internet Banking. Now, if there’s one thing I want you to remember after reading this guide, it’s this: Personalize every cover letter you send. This means they need: When I found the opening for the Senior Customer Service Specialist with ABC Bank I felt as if it was addressed to me, personally.
I'll bring the same entrepreneurial spirit to this job.
I'm excited for the opportunity for an effective partnership."2.
"Job postings that contain more IM-inducing content will elicit more frequent use of IM-relevant words in resumes and cover letters than postings with less IM-inducing content." In short, the more frequently an organization uses words like "excellent," "outstanding," and "superior" in job postings, the more likely it is to receive cover letters and resumes that include those words.3.
"The less intense self-promotion condition will result in more positive evaluations of job ﬁt and organizational ﬁt compared to the more intense self-promotion and no self-promotion conditions." Yep: As in many things, it's all about moderation.