Covers letters are part of your job application and is sent with a resume or curriculum vitae to the prospective employer.
It will typically be a one-page document that will explain to the hiring manager and human resource team that why you are the ideal candidate for the job and if your personality and attitude matches to the opening position.
If a cover letter is written properly then it is a great chance for a candidate to showcase his suitability and interest for the vacancy and impress the employer which extends the chances of getting the job.
It is a matter of importance to write the both the cover letter and the resume precisely and clearly to impress the viewer at first sight and make the chances of getting an interview call stronger.
Beyond any doubt insurance is the backbone of economies and respective governments also promote the mechanism to mitigate the risk the nation faces at many fronts. Insurance sector in India is often called the sunrise industry.
On account of various factors like low insurance penetration and density in comparison to many other countries in the world it is believed that in this country the sector offers enormous potential and a huge gap which needs to be filled.
This is the reason many foreign big players have opened up joint ventures with private sector desi companies to tap the potential this sector is going to present.
Although there is a good demand, one other perennial problem that the insurance industry in our country is facing is shortage of skilled manpower to drive the technical and non-technical roles of the insurance companies.
Whatever role is there in an insurance company may be sales, underwriting, claims, operations or any other, it will require at least the basic knowledge of the subject and risk management.
Nowadays many educational and training institutes have understood this problem and come up with specialized management degrees, other courses and certifications to prepare a set of skilled work force which may serve various department in the companies pertaining to this sector.
Many youngsters and students have now started pursuing these courses and are making up their mind to join the insurance industry and move forward in its various challenging fields.
Doctors, engineers, layers, actuaries all are serving successfully at a wide range of roles in insurance firms.
In this article we will discuss five points to write a great cover letter and present a short sample cover letter for insurance agents.
How to Write Insurance Job Cover Letter?
- Write a separate cover letter for each job you apply which must be short and precise
- Showcase for skills and right experiences and do not exaggerate things, you may also apologize for the missing experiences if any.
- Emphasize more on problem solving attitude than educational background
- Include a few stats like 25% sales growth, making a process 30% more efficient etc. at any of your last job.
- Include testimonials