An application letter is a formally written one-page letter that accompanies a resume and other documentation in application for a job or academic program. An application letter should also take time to highlight the qualifications that prepare the writer for acceptance into the job or academic program.
A cover letter, covering letter, motivation letter, motivational letter or a letter of motivation is a letter of introduction attached to, or any accompanying another document such as resume or curriculum vitae. Job letters frequently send a cover letter along with curriculum vitae or application for employment as a way of introducing themselves to potential employers and explaining their suitability for the desired position.
|Basis||Application letter||Cover letter|
|Definition (www.oxforddictionaries.com)||A letter submitted in support of an application for something, especially a job.||A letter sent with, and explaining the contents of, another document or a parcel of goods|
|Objectives/Purpose||Its purpose are:
||The purpose of the
cover letter are:
|Apply for||Application is to apply for the vacant position.||Cover letter is to ask if there is the position available.|
|Advantages/Benefits||The main advantage is :
the cover letter lets the recipient know exactly what they have received, and from whom it came
|Disadvantages||The disadvantages of cover letter are:
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