Do not use passive voice: Using active voice reflects an energetic, vigorous and dynamic personality, avoid using passive voice
Personalize, but don’t tell your life history: Some candidates really misinterpret the meaning of personalization. You have to mention personal traits that suit the job but this is not a chance to write an autobiography!
Avoid repetition of words: Using the same word again makes your letter boring. Choose alternative words/ adjectives for your letter
Don’t go too fancy: Fancy formats should be avoided at all costs. Appear professional
Refer to the example below to get an idea how to write a resume for Finish Carpenter position .
45 Savannah Square
Atlanta, GA 63889
Cellular: (003) 222-1111
Home: (005) 333-4444
February 26, 2015
Mr. Tyson Edwin
HR In Charge
CLP Wood Works
344 Twin Creek
Dear Mr. Edwin:
Having mastered the art of carpentry at the vocational institute of Atlanta, I have been offering my services in this field for 6+ years now. Being fully equipped with all the expertise demanded by a position of finish carpenter, I wish to apply for the same at CLP Wood Works.
Following is a list of competencies which makes me an exceptional candidate for this position:
✔ Well-versed in usage of hand and power tools need for wood cutting, scraping and carving
✔ Proven neatness in work, resulted high level of customer satisfaction
✔ Adept at finishing procedures; lamination, milling, polishing, coating, sanding, sharpening and topping
✔ In depth know how of OSHA safety guidelines for remodeling of permanent fixtures
My experience with Eden builders had given me the opportunity to perform high quality interior finishing tasks which familiarized me with modern and contemporary wood finishing techniques. Having some amazing wood paneling master pieces to my credit, I also specialize in maple wood based works. Being a crafty and creative finish carpenter, I have always found it very easy to understand plans and sketches.
If CLP Wood Works can use a results-driven finish carpenter who is fully familiar with building codes, call me now at (003) 222-1111 to communicate an interview date.
Thank you for your time and consideration.
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