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Unemployed cover letter example
120 Vyse Street
16th July 2021
Dear Ms Graham,
I am writing to express my interest and enthusiasm for your …………… vacancy which was advertised on the Dayjob.com website today.
Although I come to you as candidate who is unemployed, I hope you will consider my application just as much as they would consider someone who’s employed.
I have spent much of my career in the ………….. industry. However, my last employer had to cut back on its staffing levels and I was laid off. Even though I have been unemployed for three years, I am extremely keen to get back to work as soon as possible.
Whilst not working, I have not been idle but have remained active by gaining relevant qualifications, refreshing my skills and keeping up-to-date with the latest industry developments. Based on this and on my previous experience and knowledge of ………………… I believe that I would be a perfect fit to your current position. Furthermore, after reading your job description, I am confident that I have everything you are looking for in an applicant and more.
I would also like to say that I share all of the values and goals you have on your company website.
On a personal level, I am a sociable individual who gets along with people from all social and cultural backgrounds. In addition to this I am ambitious, determined and very loyal to those I work for.
Further details of my past career, skills and academic achievements can be found in the attached copy of my CV. I hope that you will find this cover letter in combination with the attached CV enticing enough to invite me to an interview.
Thank you very much for your time and hopefully forthcoming positive response.
Tel: 0044 123 456 7890
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