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Cover Letter Mastery To Get The Job You Want
5.0( 11 REVIEWS )
794 STUDENTS
1h 22m

This course is designed for those interested in learning how to improve their cover letter.

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Course Skill Level
Beginner
Time Estimate
1h 22m

Instructor

Dr. Duncan Koerber has taught writing and communications courses for the past 10 years at six Canadian universities to thousands of students. Oxford University Press recently published his writing textbook, Clear, Precise, Direct: Strategies for Writing (2015). Available on Amazon, the book considers the seven most common errors (interfering factors) in writing and how to improve them (enhancing factors). His second book, Crisis Communication in Canada, is in the revision process for Univers


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About This Course

Who this course is for:

  • Job applicants
  • Those who are looking for a job
  • Writers

What you’ll learn:

  • deconstruct the advertisement to engage with the job’s requirements;
  • avoid the typical mistakes in the header;
  • write clearly and edit to perfection;
  • format the letter to create a pleasing page design;
  • make a great first impression with the opening paragraph;
  • remove vague, empty statements about your work experience;
  • go beyond static statements about “holding positions”;
  • place your valuable skills in context;
  • include factual evidence and short stories of success; and,
  • conclude in a straightforward way that avoids flattery.

Requirements: 

  • No prior knowledge is required to take this course

Not getting job interviews? Write a great cover letter that gets you the job you want! Badly written job cover letters eliminate 90% of job applicants. Most applicants are not competing against other applicants for scarce jobs — they are competing against themselves!

Take this university-level course, taught by an experienced business communication professor, that outlines the secrets behind every step in writing effective cover letters.

Give yourself the best chance to get the job you want by making a great first impression with an effective cover letter.

Write a cover letter as you follow detailed lessons that outline the main problems found in real cover letters produced by actual job applicants.

The course presents a logical process that works through the 3 parts of a job cover letter: the header, the body, and the footer.

Our Promise to You
By the end of this course, you will have learned how to improve your cover letter.

10 Day Money Back Guarantee. If you are unsatisfied for any reason, simply contact us and we’ll give you a full refund. No questions asked.

Get started today and learn how to improve your cover letter!

Course Curriculum

Section 1 - Starting Out
An Introduction To The Principles Of The Course 00:00:00
Preparing To Write 00:00:00
Deconstructing The Job Advertisement 00:00:00
Section 2 - Technical Details
Writing Style And Editing 00:00:00
Formatting 00:00:00
Section 3 - The Header: Make A Great First Impression
The Header 00:00:00
Section 4 - The Body: The Meat Of The Cover Letter
Introduction To The Body 00:00:00
The Opening Paragraph 00:00:00
The Problem Of Vague Statements 00:00:00
The Problem Of Holding Positions 00:00:00
The Problem Of Having Skills 00:00:00
Specifics And Evidence To Entice The Hiring Manager 00:00:00
Section 5 - Don't Ignore The Footer
The Footer Principles 00:00:00
Section 6 - You're Almost Done!
Final Checklist 00:00:00
Concluding Thoughts 00:00:00

Course Review

5.0

5.0
11 Ratings
  1. Anonymous
    DAVID VELÁSQUEZ June 29, 2022 at 17:07 PM

    GREETINGS AND BLESSINGS... FROM THE AMERICA´S HEART!!! EL SALVADOR!!!

    5.0

    GREAT MASTER COURSE… SIR!!!
    THANK YOU FOR EXPLAINING US HOW TO IMPROVE OUR COVER LETTER!!!
    IT IS INTERESTING TO LEARN FROM EXPERTS LIKE YOU!!!

  2. Anonymous
    Elias Jose Caña Gamboa May 24, 2022 at 19:41 PM

    Very good course!

    5.0

    It taught me to see another way to create my cover letters. I really had a wrong idea about how I should create them and this course helped me in an incredible way to generate new letters. Thank you very much for everything you dictated. Very good course.

  3. Anonymous

    It is a very good course

    5.0

    I could make my first excellent cover letter.

  4. Anonymous

    Helpful and Knowledgeable

    5.0

    Thank you Mr. Duncan. I learned a lot in this short course and I am now confident in making my cover letter.

  5. Anonymous
    Terri-Lynne Penner February 8, 2022 at 12:57 PM

    Cover Letter Mastery

    5.0

    As a seasoned professional, I got a lot out of this course as a refresher.