You have seen a job advertised in the newspaper. You want to apply for the job. Write a letter to the manager of the company. In your letter • provide information about yourself • give details of your previous work experience • say why the company should consider you for the job

Dear Sir/Madam, I am writing to apply for the post of senior software engineer at your esteemed organisation. I have recently
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across your
's job vacancy advertisement for
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the Bangalore

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location in the newspaper.
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I am residing in Chennai with my sister. My Parents are living in Mysore. I would really want to move to Bangalore which is very near to my hometown and
to enhance my career growth. I have five years of experience in XY
which includes three years of experience in Java and two years in oracle. For the past
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year, I have been involved in team management as well as web application development. During my stint as a programmer in my previous
, I gained knowledge on some other technologies like angular,python etc. Under my portfolio,I have mentored few
entry level
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trainees and guided them to excel in their work. My core strength is flexibility. I extend my working hours if required to complete the assigned work on time.
, I am capable of handling multiple tasks and delivering
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to stakeholders without any delay and defects. With my experience and skills, I will surely be able to add value to your
business. I look forward to hearing from you at your earliest convenience. Yours
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The Closing

The style of the letter determine how you have to close it.

Check out the suggested closing sentences for each type of letter in the General IELTS Test. The closing sentence should be the last sentence of your letter.

Formal style (To someone you have not met, whose name you don’t know)

  • Yours faithfully,

Semi-formal (To someone you may or may not have met, whose last name you know)

  • Yours sincerely,

Informal (To someone you know well, whose first name you know and use)

  • Best regards,
  • Warm wishes,

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