Address the cover letter to a specific person, either the hiring manager or the Human Resources staff person who was identified in the job posting.
If not available, a quick call to the company allows you to identify the appropriate person.
Begin the letter by naming the specific position for which you are applying so the HR recruiter knows immediately for which position they are screening your cover letter and resume to fill.
Also, make it easy for the prospective employer to contact you by providing your home phone and smartphone numbers and an email address.
Even more importantly, I have fostered a learning organization in my current company.
I established a performance development and career planning process that utilizes both internal and external development opportunities for employees including mentoring, job-shadowing, team leadership, and training sessions.(Yes, it may not seem fair, but withholding this information can make your application invalid.) Catherine Mervin123 Main Street Anytown, CA 12345C 248-987-1243H 248-544 [email protected] 1, 2018Marianne Lee Manager Acme Retail123 Business Rd. Lee: Your job posting for a Human Resources manager caught my attention because my HR management experience has been in a similar industry, so I am familiar with the challenges.In addition to leading the HR department, I am a strategic business partner in my current position and serve on the executive team.Job search experts debate whether a cover letter is a necessary part of a job application.They argue that the resume and application are sufficient for an applicant to highlight their credentials.I am most anxious to join an organization where HR is respected and where I can continue to provide input to the strategic business issues while implementing forward-thinking HR and talent management strategies.Your advertised position appears to fit my experience, accomplishments, and education.My twelve years in HR as an assistant, then generalist, and now manager, have allowed me to grow and develop professionally and as a leader.You are seeking an individual with a strong passion to innovate and drive for solutions.Since most of your experience and education will be listed on your resume, you can use the cover letter to explain why you want to work for a particular company, or what makes you stand out from other applicants.Write a cover letter to human resources that is personal, relevant, professional and free from grammatical or spelling errors.