How To Write A Job Application Letter


A job application is the collection of information about the person seeking employment with the aim of informing the employer about the applicant and convincing him or her to employ the applicant. You can start your application letter by mentioning where you found the job advertisement. Give detailed information about your experience and qualification in the body paragraphs. Try to convince your hiring manager that you are the best candidate for the job. Here are some tips on how to write a letter of application for a job.

Begin your letter by writing down your contacts at the top. With this, it is easy for your potential employer to contact you. Ensure you note down your correct address before you start writing the letter. After that, take a piece of paper and make two columns. In one of the columns, note the requirements and in the other your skills. Reread the requirements for the job to make sure that you are well familiarized with them. It will enable you to give the needed information as fast as possible. Make sure that your letter contains the accurate information of the company you are applying to. It makes your letter appear specific and that you have done a background check on the company you are writing a letter to.

Make sure your first paragraph at is engaging and informs your reader that you are excited to write the application. Try as much as possible to write short sentences and go directly to the point. Explain how beneficial it will be to your employer to hire you. Provide a summary of your strengths, qualifications, and experience.

You can make a reference to your resume that will offer more detailed information on how qualified you are. In less than two sentences, try to explain to your reader on how the company has affected your life.  You  may also read further about job applications at

Use one sentence to state why you are the best candidate for the vans job application. It is important to end your letter on a good note as it may get the attention of your reader. You can invite your potential employer to contact you for more information if required. Make sure you thank your reader and finish with a statement such as I am looking forward to your response. Use ‘yours sincerely’ when signing off. Include your full names at the end. A signature is not always a necessity if your work is typed.


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