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  • Keep it short and punctual

  • Identify and eliminate word clutter which is not relevant to your professional skills

  • Focus on the context

  • Use the same format and font as your CV

  • Make it interesting like you are addressing to audience in a presentation; ask yourself who the audience is and what do they need to know

  • Draw attention to where you want the audience to focus

  • Highlight your strengths and why you could be the best candidate amongst others

  • Ensure that your letter includes key words of the job description you applying for

  • Don’t repeat yourself when you highlight your experience

  • Think like a winner but remember do not exaggerate

  • Make an invitation closure

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