In this video, you will write the second paragraph of your cover letter.
This should include 3 to 4 sentences about how you are qualified to contribute to the company.
In the first paragraph, you introduced yourself to the potential employer.
In this one, you will let the hiring manager know what you have to offer their companyand why they should hire you.
The research you conducted will help you write the second paragraph.
By looking up information about the website online and talking withpeople who work for the company, you were able to determine how you can help with itschallenges and build on its successes.
Begin your paragraph with strong sentencesbased on the information you found. Discuss how you can help the company with its challengesand meeting its goals. Mention your previous experience, education, or any other qualificationsthat make you the best person for the job. Share a major accomplishment from one of yourprevious jobs. If you haven’t had a job yet, focus on an accomplishment from schoolor volunteer work.
Some people feel uncomfortable talking aboutpast accomplishments, but don’t let that stop you! Share what you learned, and howyou can use that to help other people.
If any samples of your work are availableonline, or if you have a website where people can learn more about you, add a link.
Now, it’s your turn:Write the second paragraph, focusing on howyou can help the company with its challenges and to meet its goals,Share a major accomplishment,And link to samples of your work.