Have you ever been in a position where it was up to you to decide if a job applicant will be able to fulfil his responsibilities if hired? If the answer to this is yes, you will have a good idea of what constitutes as the selection criteria. So if you are at the other end of the table now, you will know exactly what not to write in a cover letter. Follow your own advice…
New Graduate Pharmacist Cover Letters are powerful tools that have the capacity to attract a hiring manager’s focus on the accompanying resume. Emphasizing on writing a cover letter that is a memorable storyteller about your past accomplishments, will lead straight to the path of success in obtaining a job. Both the opening and closing of your cover letter matter. There are several ways in which you can open your letter in a grand manner. These include writing the opening sentence by:
• Dropping names
• Connecting to a common experience
• Revealing knowledge of the company
• Using a narrative hook
• Aiming at the alumni of a graduate’s college
• Asking a key question
• Referring to the contents of a job advert
All of them can work in one way or the other. They all show that the person writing the letter is someone who goes the extra mile to perform outstanding work.
Using these techniques, you can come up with great cover letters even if you are not an experienced candidate. Take a look at the following cover letter sample for a new graduate pharmacist resume:
541 Pine Street
Bridgeport, CT 01214
lisa @ email . com
October 2, 2015
Ms. Haley Brown
43 Wheeler Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06606
Dear Ms. Brown:
As a recent graduate of the Bridgeport Pharmacy Education, I have been hoping to find the kind of Pharmacist position that you are staffing because I have exactly the background you are asking for.
❖ Well-versed in dispensing medication by compounding, packaging and labeling pharmaceuticals
❖ Qualified to keep records of controlled drugs for both legal and stock control purposes
❖ Knowledge of advising patients of adverse side-effects of medicines and potential interactions with other treatments
I look forward to a conversation in person and will email to you in a few days to decide a meeting time that is convenient for you. If you need to contact me in the interim, please feel free to call me at (222) 222-2222.
Thank you for your time and consideration.