Published at Saturday, January 27th 2018, 01:18:16 AM by Rotbar. Cover Letter.
The introductory paragraph can also be used to mention a key skill or qualification that suits you for the role. Preferably, this is a skill mentioned in the job posting. For example, an administrative assistant wishing to make a career change in accounting, might mention familiarity with Excel spreadsheets. Traditionally, the body of a cover letter is used to explain your attributes, skills and experience. However, when it comes to changing careers, it's worth telling why you decided to get into a new field of work to get ahead of any questions the reader might have. Aim to keep this explanation positive and avoid any non-professional reference to past employers, colleagues or clients.