Are you wondering if you are qualified for your dream job? Whether you are a recent graduate student or a person seeking for a new career, only the sky is your limit. As long as you dream high, you will definitely land on a perfect job. Yeah right, dreaming won’t get you anywhere. You need to boost up your confidence and make your resume as interesting as possible. The first step in making your resume great is writing an interesting and effective cover letter.

Cover letters are essential and should never be left out. When you apply for a job you are expected to send your resume with a cover letter. The cover letter will show who you are and what you are capable of and will also showcase your potential and professionalism.Without a cover letter for your resume, your resume will be incomplete, which may decrease your potential to get an interview. As the saying goes first impressions last and your cover letter will give that first impression.

There are various types of cover letters for resumes. The style and content of the cover letter will be based on your experience and the type of job position you are applying for. The cover letters of entry level applicants is different from the cover letter of experienced individuals. Moreover, the type of cover letter to be made will also be based on your interested job, career field and job industry. When you apply for administrative position, you should use cover letters for administration, business or general.

There are a lot of sample cover letters on the net. They are designed to give you ideas and suggestions on how to improve your cover letters. They are here to simplify your life and boost up your potential but there are still essential factors that you must be familiar with in order to write an effective cover letter.

·In writing a cover letter for your resume, make sure that the cover letter expresses a high level of interest for the job position you are applying for. Moreover, it should bring out your knowledge about that particular job. As much as possible, write relevant experiences connected to the job.

· Since the cover letters is your first chance to get interviewed, make sure that your cover letter is free of spelling and grammatical errors. If necessary, let a friend or a family member check any potential grammatical errors that may reduce your chance of getting an interview.

· Your cover letter should be brief and precise, accuracy and honesty are very important. Claiming that you have any experiences you do not really have may improve your chances to get hired but it might disqualify you from the position. Many employers today do background checking for validity so make sure that the information you give is one hundred percent correct.

Your cover letter should be perfect and it should highlight all your potential and working experience related to the job you are applying for. However, try to be concise and direct as possible with the information in your cover letter. An employer won't read a 5 pages cover letter for any resume so keep it short but effective.

Author's Bio: 

Landon Long is the founder of You can download his FREE "Resume Rebel" Video Course to learn how to write a resume and stand out in a slow economy.