As she looks through the giant slush pile of application packets she gets every day, a recruiter uses that data and her impressions to sort. Who goes to the top, who to the bottom? The one with ten years or experience or three? A master's degree or a bachelor's? Every part of your job application letter is weighed in the calculation of who to see for the job. Each element of your cover letter can be a reason to bring you to the head of the line.
How Many People Actually Follow Up? _ You would be surprised how few people take the time to think about sending in a follow up letter asking for the job interview. Anyone who has experience in sales will tell you that the key to success is to follow up with your prospects. And the job search is no different. When it comes to job interviews, the most successful people take the time to focus on their cover letter format as well as send in the follow up letter. Doing this one simple step will mathematically double your interview chances!