In order to make the Application Cover Letter an effective one use positive and professional language. Avoid the use of clichés and slang words but do not be too formal. Do not try to impress your employer by using unnecessary long words. Do not use the word “I” more than three or four times. Knowing information about the company or organization you are applying to will help to relay your skills and qualifications better. Proofread the letter to make sure there is no grammar or spelling errors. Application Cover Letters are Written in Response to a Known Vacancy
1) A letter in response to a known job vacancy,
2) A letter inquiring about possible vacancies and
3) A networking letter which asks for assistance with the job search.