seekers all over the country miss their golden opportunity to land an
interview for the job they want- often for one simple reason.
They neglect to ASK for one. They write a great cover letter, listing
their accomplishments, their abilities, and the accolades they
received for the work they've done. But they leave out an essential
I come in for an interview?
would love to interview for this position, can we schedule a time
is no question that you can and will be called for more
job interviews if you take that one step- asking for the opportunity
to meet in person. Without the question, your cover letter fails to
fully work in your favor. So be sure that every cover letter you
write includes a request for a job interview.
for an interview in the beginning of your cover letter and again
towards the end. It's fine to use a friendly tone, but don't be
afraid to be direct too. You're asking the hiring manager to give
you a call and invite you in to talk about the job you both want to
fill. This is as basic as it gets. Asking is one of simplest and more
effective job-search tips you will read anywhere at any time. I hope
you'll take it to heart, use it, and then watch the results pour
Sweeney is the president of CareerJimmy and author of the new,
Amazing Cover Letter Creator.
Jimmy is also the author of several career-related books and writes a
monthly article titled, "Job-Search Secrets." Visit Jimmy on the
web at Amazing Cover Letters.com
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