Assignment 4: Job Application Cover LetterDue Week 10 and
worth 130 pointsIn terms of content:
Highlight relevant background and job history information.
Emphasize significant qualifications and exclude nonessential
In terms of format:
Follow proper letter formatting techniques, per business letter format.
Use an appropriate and professional greeting and closing.
In terms of style:
Use simple language.
Use relatively short sentences with sufficient variety.
Keep first and last paragraphs relatively short; hold others to six or seven
In terms of mechanics:
Ensure that there are no grammar or spelling errors.
Eliminate wordiness and unclear sentence construction.
Are you looking for employment or advancement within
your current job? Completing this assignment will help you name and identify the
skills and abilities that will move your career forward. Develop a Job
Application Cover Letter that highlights and emphasizes why you are the person
most suitable for your ideal role. Use the general writing guidelines on p.
277-278 in the text for structural and content guidance. (Examples can be found
on p. 274, Figure 14-7, and on p. 279, Figure 14-8.)
The message should
take the form of a business letter; however, you will submit your assignment to
the online course shell.
The job letter / application message must adhere
to the following requirements:
Be typed, single-spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch
margins on all sides. Check with your professor for any additional
Your assignment must:
Submit your assignment through the online course shell only.
Submitting your assignment:
Use writing process strategies to develop brief business documents, such as
routine messages, bad news messages, and persuasive/sales messages.
Support ideas or claims in body paragraphs with clear details, examples, and
Organize ideas logically by using transitional words, phrases, and
Use sentence variety and effective word choice in written
Write clearly and concisely using proper writing mechanics.
The specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment