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Monday, 3 August 2015

Job Application Letter Format

The quality of your job application letter more or less determines your chances of landing the interview call. Seasoned recruiters can scan through you job application letter and can easily figure out if you are a genuine candidate and if you really posses those credentials required for the job.

Job applications are written in block format and are generally emailed along with your resume and cover letter. A job application letter differs from your cover letter by describing your specific interest in the profile and the organisation and also how you found out about this position.

A good sample of a job application letter for the post of the Chief Accountant is given below. If you are a fresher and looking for your first job the contents of the letter change and you should refer to the Fresher’s Job Application Letter.


David Webb,
34111 Milton St
Fremont, CA 94555
United States.

To,
The Recruitment Manager,
Smithson and Associates,
1050 S Van Ness Ave,
San Francisco, CA 94110

United States.

Dear Recruitment Manager

I am writing this email in response to the vacancies posted by your organisation on Linkedin.com.

My name is David Webb and I am a Chartered Accountant with seven years of experience in handing corporate finance, internal audits and treasury roles. I am currently employed at Shaw & Co. as Associate Accountant, Corporate finance.

During my tenure I have lead a team of 5 junior accountants and consistently achieved 100% compliance with internal and external audit guidelines.

I request you to consider my candidature for the post of Chief Accountant at Smithson and Associates. I have attached my Resume and Cover Letter with this email for your perusal.

I can be contacted at the below mentioned coordinates.

Warm Regards!

David Webb
Chartered Accountant

The above sample will give you an idea on how to draft your job application letter and use it to give a brief introduction about yourself. More should be followed in with a well formatted resume and a convincing cover letter.


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Location: San Francisco, CA, USA

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