HR Cover Letters


HR Cover letters are those letters which are written by individuals who wish to apply for the various HR job profiles. For writing effective cover letters, the candidate needs to understand the qualification or the criteria the employer is searching for.  Therefore, an employer looking for HR professional would typically look for such candidates who have well-versed knowledge on pay scales, EEO laws, benefits of packages, employee rights etc and a potential candidate needs to emphasize on such qualities on his or her cover letter.


Apart from qualification, a HR cover letter must focus on the following aspects as well.

  • Cover letters are the way through which one can create the first impression on the employer. This is the area where one could create great impact on the employer by focusing on the needs of the company seeking to fill a human resource position.
  • In the first paragraph one must mention about the HR position he or she is seeking, the company name and from where he or she gathered the info of this particular recruitment.
  • This letter is a tool through which one can draw the employer’s attention on the resume.
  • In the second paragraph, one must emphasize on the qualification and how would it satisfy the particular job position.
  • End the cover letter with gratitude and one must depict his or her enthusiasm for the job