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More Ways to Make the Employer Sit up and Take Notice: Attention-Getting Formats
Using Keywords in Your Cover Letter:
- Dear Ms. Prince:
What makes a successful business consultant? You’ve listed many of the qualities in your ad for consultants at Arthur Andersen LLP. As a new business graduate, I offer exactly the qualities you seek:
Quantitative Skills: Business consultants deal with numbers daily. Having completed a minor in quantitative methods with a GPA of 3.7, there are very few types of data that I haven’t analyzed or forecast.
Communication Skills: I am an extrovert who loves to work with people. I have held executive positions in virtually every campus organization with which I affiliated myself, and every position required the ability to communicate effectively. I will use those same skills to articulate advice to clients.
Teamwork Skills: I have participated in countless group projects during my business training, and my ability to function as both a team player and a leader resulted in top grades for every group I belonged to. I also exhibited teamwork skills while participating in several intramural sports
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