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Writing a cover letter for work from home jobs

Would you love the opportunity to ditch the day job and start earning money from the comfort of your own home? A good cover letter for work from home jobs could be the first step. As you might expect, competition for work from home jobs can be fierce, so you'll need to make sure that yours stands out from the crowd.

A cover letter for work from home jobs should always address the criteria that the employer sets out in the job advertisement. So, for example, if the employer states that they want someone who has two years of data entry experience, make sure that you mention your own experience in data entry. Don't simply repeat the information from your CV - aim to summarise your most impressive achievements. Here is a sample to get you started...

Dear [name of contact],

I am an experienced telecommuter with a strong track record in data entry.

Your advertisement for a Work From Home Data Entry Clerk caught my eye because I feel that I can offer the skills and experience that you need.

I appreciate the importance of deadlines and always complete work to a high standard and on time, every time. I have experience in working with numerous data entry programmes and could confidently adapt to the in-house programme that you mention in your ad.

If you require any further information, such as a portfolio of my work, please don't hesitate to get in touch. Thank you for taking the time to review my application.

Kind Regards,

[Your name]

[Your email address]

[Your phone number]

In reality, few work from home jobs are advertised in the traditional sense of the word. Positions are often filled through contacts, networking and word of mouth. If you want to get in on the action, put together a good CV and a speculative cover letter for work from home jobs. This is a letter that asks about the possibility of a vacancy arising, and it could land you a great opportunity that you might otherwise have missed.

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