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Motivational Cover Letter | Résumé / CV | Reference Letter

Motivational Cover Letter - Opening

Kære Hr.,
Dear Sir,
Formal, male recipient, name unknown
Kære Fru.,
Dear Madam,
Formal, female recipient, name unknown
Kære Hr./Fru.,
Dear Sir / Madam,
Formal, recipient name and gender unknown
Kære Hr./Fru.,
Dear Sirs,
Formal, when addressing several unknown people or a whole department
Til hvem dette ankommer,
To whom it may concern,
Formal, recipient/s name and gender completely unknown
Kære Hr. Smith,
Dear Mr. Smith,
Formal, male recipient, name known
Kære Fru. Smith,
Dear Mrs. Smith,
Formal, female recipient, married, name known
Kære Frk. Smith,
Dear Miss Smith,
Formal, female recipient, single, name known
Kære Fr. Smith,
Dear Ms. Smith,
Formal, female recipient, name known, marital status unknown
Kære John Smith,
Dear John Smith,
Less formal, one has done business with the recipient before
Jeg ønsker at søge stillingen som... som I opslog i... den... .
I wish to apply for the post of…which you advertised in…on… .
Standard formula for applying for a job whose advertisement you saw in a newspaper or magazine
Jeg skriver som svar på jeres jobopslag opslået på...
I am writing in response to your advertisement posted on…
Standard formula used when responding to an advertisement posted online
Jeg henviser til jeres jobopslag i... dateret... .
I refer to your advertisement in…dated… .
Standard formula used to explain where you found the advertisement for a job
Jeg læste jeres jobopslag om en erfaren... i... nummer... med stor interesse.
I read your advertisement for an experienced…in the…issue of…with great interest.
Formula used when applying for a job having seen the advertisment in a magazine or periodical
Det er mig en fornøjelse at søge den annonceret stilling, som...
I have pleasure in applying for the advertised position, as…
Standard formula for applying for a job
Jeg ville søge stillingen som...
I would like to apply for the position of…
Standard formula for applying for a job
På nuværende tidspunkt arbejder jeg for... og jeg er ansvarlig for...
Currently I am working for… and my responsibilities include…
Used as an opening sentence to describe your current occupational status and what it involves

Motivational Cover Letter - Reasoning

Jeg er især interesseret i dette job, fordi...
I am particularly interested in this job, as…
Used to explain why you would like a certain job
Jeg vil gerne arbejde for jer, for at...
I would like to work for you, in order to…
Used to explain why you would like a certain job
Mine styrker er...
My strengths are…
Used to show what your key attributes are
Jeg vil sige at min eneste svaghed/svagheder er... Men jeg vil gerne forbedre dette/disse område/områder.
I would say that my only weakness / weaknesses are… . But I am looking to improve in this / these area/s.
Used to reflect upon your weaknesses, but show that you are determined to improve in those areas
Jeg vil være velegnet til stillingen fordi...
I would be well suited to the position because…
Used to explain what makes you a good candidate for the job
Selvom jeg ikke har tidligere erfaring i..., har jeg haft...
Although I have no previous experience in…, I have had…
Used if you have never had the chance to work in a certain business field, but can demonstrate qualities from other experiences you have had
Mine professionelle kvalifikationer/færdigheder virker til at være passende til jeres virksomheds krav.
My professional qualifications / skills appear to be well suited to your company's requirements.
Used to explain what skills make you good candidate for the job
I løbet af min tid som..., forbedrede jeg/ fremmede jeg/ forlængede jeg/ min viden om...
During my time as ..., I improved / furthered / extended / my knowledge of…
Used to demonstrate your experience in a certain field and ability to aquire new skills
Mit ekspertområde er...
My area of expertise is…
Used to show in which field of work your main attributes and experiences are
Mens jeg arbejdede hos...Blev jeg meget kvalificeret i...
Whilst working at… I became highly competent in…
Used to demonstrate your experience in a certain field and ability to aquire new skills
Selv når jeg arbejder i et højt tempo, forsømmer jeg ikke nøjagtighed og vil derfor i særdeleshed være egenet til de krav der er for at arbejde som...
Even when working at high speed, I do not neglect accuracy and would therefore be particularly suitable for the demands of working as ….
Used to explain why you would be good at the job using the experience gained from your previous employment history
Selv under pres kan jeg opretholde høje standarder.
Even under pressure I can maintain high standards.
Used to show that you can work in a demanding business environment
Jeg vil derfor have muligheded for at kombinere mine interesser med denne anbringelse.
And thus I would have the opportunity to combine my interests with this placement.
Used to show that you have a personal interest in the job
Jeg har en livlig interesse i... og jeg ville sætte pris på at få muligheden/ chancen for at udvide min viden ved ar bejde for jer.
I have a lively interest in … and would appreciate the opportunity / chance to broaden my knowledge by working with you.
Used to show that you have a personal interest in the job
Som du kan se fra mit vedlagte CV, matcher mine erfaringer og kvalifikationer denne stillings krav.
As you can see from my enclosed résumé, my experience and qualifications match this position's requirements.
Used to highlight your résumé and show how well the job would suit you
Min nuværende stilling som... for... har givet mig muligheden for at arbejde i et højt tempo, teammiljø hvor det er essentielt at være i stand til at arbejde tæt med mine kollegaer for at nå en deadline.
My current position as…for...has provided me with the opportunity to work in a high-pressure, team environment, where it is essential to be able to work closely with my colleagues in order to meet deadlines.
Used to display what skills you have gained from you current job
Udover mine ansvarsområder som..., har jeg også udviklet... færdigheder.
In addition to my responsibilities as..., I also developed…skills.
Used to show additional skills gained from your current job. Skills that may not normally be associated with your occupational title

Motivational Cover Letter - Skills

Mit modersmål er..., men jeg kan også snakke...
My native language is…, but I can also speak…
Used to show your native language, and also other languages in which you have fluency
Jeg råder fremragende over...
I have an excellent command of…
Used to show non-native languages that you can communicate to a high level in
Jeg har en fungerende viden om...
I have a working knowledge of…
Used to show non-native languages that you can communicate to an intermediate level in
Jeg har... års erfaring indenfor...
I have …years experience of working…
Used to show your experience in a certain business area
Jeg er en erfaren bruger af...
I am an experienced user of…
Used to show what computer software you can use
Jeg mener at jeg besidder den rigtige kombination af... og...
I believe I possess the right combination of...and… .
Used to show how balanced your skills are
Fremragende kommunikations evner
Excellent communication skills
The ability to share information with and explain things to your colleagues
Deduktiv argumentation
Deductive reasoning
The ability to understand and explain things quick and effectively
Logisk tænkning
Logical thinking
The ability to construct one's ideas in a precise, well thought-out manner
Analytiske evner
Analytical skills
The ability to assess things in detail
Gode interpersonel evner
Good interpersonal skills
The ability to manage and communicate with colleagues effectively
Forhandlings evner
Negotiation skills
The ability to do business deals with other companies effectively
Præsentations evner
Presentation skills
The ability to communicate ideas effectively in front of a large group

Motivational Cover Letter - Closing

Jeg er meget motiveret og ser frem til det varieret arbejde som en stilling i jeres virksomhed kan tilbyde mig.
I am highly motivated and look forward to the varied work which a position in your company would offer me.
Used when closing to reiterate one's desire to work for the company
Jeg ser nye opgaver / denne stilling som en velkommen udfordring, som jeg ser frem til.
I see new tasks / this position as a welcome challenge, which I look forward to.
Used when closing to reiterate one's desire to work for the company
Jeg tager gerne imod muligheden for at diskutere yderligere detaljer om stillingen med dig personligt.
I would welcome the opportunity to discuss further details of the position with you personally.
Used when closing to hint at the possibility of an interview
Du kan finde mit resumé / CV vedlagt.
Please find my résumé / CV attached.
Standard formula used to tell the employer that your résumé / CV is included with the cover letter
Jeg kan skaffe referencer fra... Hvis nødvendigt.
I can supply references from…if required.
Standard formula used to tell the employer that you are willing to provide references
Referencer kan rekvieres fra...
References can be requested from…
Used to tell the employer that you are willing to provide references and who they can contact for these
Jeg er ledig til et interview den...
I am available for interview on…
Used to indicate when you are free for an interview
Tak for din tid og overvejelse. Jeg ser frem til muligheden for en personlig samtale om hvorfor jeg i særdeleshed passer til denne stilling. Kontakt mig venligst via...
Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to the opportunity to personally discuss why I am particularly suited to this position. Please contact me via…
Used to give one's prefered contact details and to thank the employer for reviewing your application
Med venlig hilsen
Yours faithfully,
Formal, recipient name unknown
Med venlig hilsen
Yours sincerely,
Formal, widely used, recipient known
Med respekt,
Respectfully yours,
Formal, not widely used, recipient name known
Med venlig hilsen
Kind/Best regards,
Informal, between business partners who are on first-name terms