Writing a powerful application letter

•    What are the purposes of an application letter?
•    What should I include, and what not?
•    What should my application letter look like?
•    How do I make my application letter stand out? 

In this training, you identify the relevant steps in an application and selection process. Firstly, you learn how to identify your unique selling points by evaluating how you match the vacancy. Subsequently, by taking on the role of the employer, you find out about their requirements for an application letter. You receive feedback on your application letter with tips on writing a compelling and convincing application letter.

For this training, you need to do a homework assignment. You will receive this assignment in the confirmation email as soon as you have registered for the workshop.

After this workshop, you will be able to…
•    distinguish the relevant steps in a recruitment and selection process;
•    evaluate your match with a vacancy and identify your unique selling points;
•    identify the needs and demands of the employer concerning the application documents; and
•    write a compelling and convincing letter of application, according to guidelines and requirements.

In the meantime...
You can have a look at the Online Career Modules first. These are free and short courses on different topics. The following modules are aligned with this workshop:
CV and Cover Letter

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