Letter of notice, letter of motivation and help from BM Recruitment
Documents from BM Recruitment

The cover letter

The cover letter has several purposes. On one hand it stimulates interest and motivates the reader to read the resume, on the other hand it reveals facts which were omitted from the resume.

The content and format of the cover letter:

The cover letter should not be long lengthy. The ideal size is one page, about 4-5 paragraphs including the following topics:

  • reference (reason for applying for the position, stimulating interest)
  • summary of resume (important part, includes experience, education and achievements necessary to get the job)
  • description of motivation and goals (Why are you applying for the job? Why would you like to fill this position?)
  • description of personality

Below are some samples which can help you prepare a cover letter.