This article details one of the types of stories job-seekers can tell in a cover letter and provides examples of how to tell that type of story for job-search success.
Stories that Depict your Motivation, Enthusiasm, and Passion for the Job You Seek.
Words such as "passion" and "excited" jumped out at a focus-group participant when evaluating this sample letter. "These are things an employer looks for in a candidate," the participant said. "You don't want to hire someone that is simply there to do a job. You want them to have a desire and motivation not only for the position, but to help the company grow as well -- and using those words depicts just that."
While completing my degree in media communications and technology last year, I cultivated a true passion for video work that I would like to contribute to Southeast NewsVideo.
Every morning I kick off the sheets and leap out of bed -- thrilled to greet my new day and eager to engage all the challenges I will encounter. I can imagine the many challenges you face as the market leader that could benefit from my performance-management expertise as your Product Support and Training Manager.
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