The cover letter is a letter of introduction. It generally accompanies document called resume. Both resume and cover letter are equally important. While sending the application for any job, you need to make sure that the cover letter matches the concerned job profile. The cover letter has to be pertinent and impressive. The resume, on the other hand, is long and tedious one. It contains some major points concerning the professional, personal, and academic details of the candidate. There are three major kinds of cover letter such as application cover letter, enquiry cover letter, and networking cover letter. The application cover letter is most commonly used letter. It is mostly used to respond to advertised job in a newspaper and in magazines.
The cover letter is written in such a way that it matches the skills sets and experience of the candidate. The prospecting cover letter is written to enquire about possible vacancies in the company. The networking cover letter requests for information in the sender's job hunting. The cover letter is divided into four sections; the header contains the correspondence address of the candidate, which is followed by the greeting lines. The body contains the heart of the cover letter. In the body, the job description, pertinent skills and abilities, and awards and recognitions are mentioned.
The resume is used to present the candidate's background skills and professional experience in detail. It is supposed to be lengthy to clarify the concept completely. The resume is called as CV in many other countries. Some resume focus on the keywords, which the employers are looking for. Since many job seekers are using internet to send their application for various job position; this format has also become widely spread. The major parts of the résumé are hybrid resume, online resumes, reverse chronological resume. Since most of the employer's shortlist the candidate based on their cover letters and final selection is dependent on their resume and face to face interview, candidates need to draw balance between both of them.
You have to give some info about the main keyword in introduction itself.
LLC, 8032 Nancy Ridge Drive,
Los Angeles, CA
043, Poplar Chase Lane,
Dear Mr. Williams,
With reference to your advertisement in "Emeryville Daily", dated December 28, 2011, I am applying for the position of a medical administrative assistant in your hospital. I have gone through the job profile advertised in the newspaper and I have found that based on my huge experience and pertinent skills, I will best suit the position.
Starting with Milton Hospital, Fresno, CA, I have worked in various roles and got exposure to many complex situations. In the beginning of my career as a medical administrative assistant, I have handled many important responsibilities such as planning and scheduling the meeting between doctors and patients, negotiating with the vendors, organizing the research and making the arrangement for the patients to travel to their destinations.
I joined the Levite Medical Corporation in the year 20007.In my four and half years of experience, I have got the exposure to many challenging roles which called for my technical and administrative and managerial skills and abilities. I have experience in spreadsheets, presentation and desktop publishing as well. I have good hand over the regular tools like scanners, fax machines, and video conferencing systems. I have played a crucial role in handling the medical administrative department with the help of six peers in the new office located in San Jose, CA.
I have proved as an asset to the employers from the day one and my dedication and passion for the work has been awarded time and again. I got Instant Award for my four years of long service to the hospital and excellent contribution in the field of the medical administration.
I have, herewith, attached an updated copy of my resume for your reference. I am confident that my profile will surely meet your expectations. I am looking forward to work with you.
The medical administrative assistant cover letter develops the structured description of the candidate's personal, professional, academic achievements. It highlights the candidate's professional achievements.