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Motivational Cover Letter | Résumé / CV | Reference Letter

Motivational Cover Letter - Opening

Gentilissimo,
Dear Sir,
Formal, male recipient, name unknown
Gentilissima,
Dear Madam,
Formal, female recipient, name unknown
Gentili Signore e Signori,
Dear Sir / Madam,
Formal, recipient name and gender unknown
Alla cortese attenzione di ...,
Dear Sirs,
Formal, when addressing several unknown people or a whole department
A chi di competenza,
To whom it may concern,
Formal, recipient/s name and gender completely unknown
Gentilissimo Sig. Rossi,
Dear Mr. Smith,
Formal, male recipient, name known
Gentilissima Sig.ra Bianchi,
Dear Mrs. Smith,
Formal, female recipient, married, name known
Gentilissima Sig.na Verdi,
Dear Miss Smith,
Formal, female recipient, single, name known
Gentilissima Sig.ra Rossi,
Dear Ms. Smith,
Formal, female recipient, name known, marital status unknown
Gentilissimo Bianchi,
Dear John Smith,
Less formal, one has done business with the recipient before
Con la presente inoltro la mia candidatura per il ruolo di ..., come letto nel Suo annuncio pubblicato ne... .
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
In risposta all'annuncio apparso ne...
I am writing in response to your advertisement posted on…
Standard formula used when responding to an advertisement posted online
Dopo aver letto il Suo annuncio per il ruolo di..., pubblicato ne... in data...
I refer to your advertisement in…dated… .
Standard formula used to explain where you found the advertisement for a job
Il Suo annuncio per il ruolo di esperto in..., pubblicato ne... in data..., ha suscitato in me grande 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
Vorrei sottoporre alla Vostra cortese attenzione il mio interesse ad un'eventuale assunzione nella Vostra Azienda nel ruolo di...
I have pleasure in applying for the advertised position, as…
Standard formula for applying for a job
Con la presente, desidero sottoporre alla Sua attenzione il mio interesse per la posizione di...
I would like to apply for the position of…
Standard formula for applying for a job
Attualmente lavoro per... in qualità di...
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

Durante la mia formazione accademica e post laurea ho sempre mostrato particolare interesse per...
I am particularly interested in this job, as…
Used to explain why you would like a certain job
Mi rivolgo alla Vostra azienda poiché nutro particolare interesse per...
I would like to work for you, in order to…
Used to explain why you would like a certain job
I miei punti di forza sono...
My strengths are…
Used to show what your key attributes are
Se è vero che... può essere considerato un punto di debolezza, vorrei altresì menzionare la mia determinazione nel...
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
Ritengo di possedere i requisiti richiesti per il lavoro come...
I would be well suited to the position because…
Used to explain what makes you a good candidate for the job
Nonostante non abbia esperienza pregressa nel settore del..., sono sicuro che la mia passata attività di...
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
Le diverse e prolungate esperienze di lavoro accumulate mi hanno permesso di sviluppare passione e competenze spendibili professionalmente all'interno della Vostra azienda.
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
Durante i miei studi in... / la mia ultima esperienza lavorativa come..., ho avuto modo di approfondire / fortificare / cementare le mie conoscenze...
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
L'area in cui si concentra la mia conoscenza e la mia esperienza è...
My area of expertise is…
Used to show in which field of work your main attributes and experiences are
Lavorando nel settore delle..., ho accumulato esprienza e competenza in...
Whilst working at… I became highly competent in…
Used to demonstrate your experience in a certain field and ability to aquire new skills
Pur lavorando sotto pressione nel passato non ho mai rinunciato all'accuratezza dei risultati del mio lavoro, ritengo dunque di essere la persona adatta per ricoprire la carica di...
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
Dalle mie esperienze passate posso garantirVi efficacia anche nei momenti di maggiore pressione.
Even under pressure I can maintain high standards.
Used to show that you can work in a demanding business environment
La posizione come... si combina, inoltre, perfettamente con i miei interessi personali.
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
Dato il mio entusiasmo / vivo interesse per..., lavorare presso la Vostra azienda mi darebbe modo di ampliare ulteriormente le mie conoscenze nel settore.
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
Come si può osservare dal mio curriculum, le qualificazioni e le esperienze conseguite sono in sintonia con i criteri richiesti per questo lavoro.
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
Il mio incarico come... mi ha dato l'opportunità di confrontarmi con situazioni di stress, con il lavoro all'interno di un team dove diventa essenziale la collaborazione per il raggiungimento degli obiettivi.
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
Oltre al mio incarico come..., ho anche avuto modo di sviluppare...
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

Sono un(a) madrelingua... e parlo...
My native language is…, but I can also speak…
Used to show your native language, and also other languages in which you have fluency
Parlo fluentemente... / Ho perfetta padronanza della lingua...
I have an excellent command of…
Used to show non-native languages that you can communicate to a high level in
Sto imparando...
I have a working knowledge of…
Used to show non-native languages that you can communicate to an intermediate level in
Ho... anni di esperienza lavorativa nel settore...
I have …years experience of working…
Used to show your experience in a certain business area
Sono un(') utente esperto/a di...
I am an experienced user of…
Used to show what computer software you can use
Ritengo che la combinazione delle competenze esposte sia...
I believe I possess the right combination of...and… .
Used to show how balanced your skills are
Eccellenti doti comunicative
Excellent communication skills
The ability to share information with and explain things to your colleagues
Capacità deduttive e di ragionamento
Deductive reasoning
The ability to understand and explain things quick and effectively
Capacità logiche
Logical thinking
The ability to construct one's ideas in a precise, well thought-out manner
Capacità analitiche
Analytical skills
The ability to assess things in detail
Ottime abilità interpersonali
Good interpersonal skills
The ability to manage and communicate with colleagues effectively
Capacità di negoziazione
Negotiation skills
The ability to do business deals with other companies effectively
Capacità di presentazione
Presentation skills
The ability to communicate ideas effectively in front of a large group

Motivational Cover Letter - Closing

In chiusura sottolineo ancora una volta la mia motivazione e il profondo interesse per il lavoro di... all'interno della Vostra azienda.
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
La posizione presso la Vostra azienda costituisce per me una sfida che sono pronto/a ad accogliere fin da subito.
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
Rimango a disposizione per un colloquio telefonico o presso la ditta.
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
In allegato trova il mio cv.
Please find my résumé / CV attached.
Standard formula used to tell the employer that your résumé / CV is included with the cover letter
In allegato sono disponibili alcune referenze da parte di...
I can supply references from…if required.
Standard formula used to tell the employer that you are willing to provide references
Per ulteriori referenze rivolgersi a...
References can be requested from…
Used to tell the employer that you are willing to provide references and who they can contact for these
Sono disponibile per un colloquio...
I am available for interview on…
Used to indicate when you are free for an interview
Ringraziandola anticipatamente per la considerazione e il tempo speso, rimango a sua disposizione per un colloquio. Può contattarmi al...
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
In fede,
Yours faithfully,
Formal, recipient name unknown
Cordialmente,
Yours sincerely,
Formal, widely used, recipient known
I miei più cordiali saluti,
Respectfully yours,
Formal, not widely used, recipient name known
Saluti
Kind/Best regards,
Informal, between business partners who are on first-name terms