Your personal letter should exemplify and highlight all of your accomplishments and qualifications in a clear and concise manner. They should read out exactly what your objectives are for getting a job and what you bring to the table. You do not want this to be a lengthy reading for the human resources representative. It should be no more than one page and only a couple paragraphs. Your human resources representative is a busy person and they do not have time to sit there and read a one-hundred-page manuscript on why you should be hired to their company.
You can beef up your personal letter by adding in any certifications you may have. These are buzzword things that human resources look for when hiring new people. It will also show them that you will not require as much training as the rest of the group, which saves them money in the end. You should also add your past experience to the letter. Do not go into detail about the time you had a strange customer at a past job, but do touch on how that job has helped you gain the necessary experience for hits one.
You should also be sure to add your contact information a few times on the page. Once at the top in a formal format, and then in the ending of the second paragraph as a “I can be contacted at…” section. This allows the employer to see your information twice and make it easier for them to find it and contact you at a later time. You will need to make sure that your contact information is up to date so that when you are contacted it goes seamlessly. These are just a few things that can be done to spice up your personal letter and get you the job of your dreams.