It can seem impossible to come up with the perfect words to describe your work experience and unique skills in a simple cover letter. If you want to get the job and you're ready to fight for it, make an effort to develop a catchy cover letter that will draw the necessary attention.

A simple cover letter is a great resource for being discovered if you are right for the job and the culture of the company. It is true that not all cover letters are read, but if you supply one, you still have a decent chance at going higher up the list of candidates.

It can be difficult to know what the employer is looking for when you are creating a unique cover letter. To help you with this task, review the simple cover letter sample below and the tips that follow to create your own cover letter that just may get you the job.

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Simple Cover Letter Sample

Dear Mr. Smith,

I have worked as a public school custodian since I received an honorable discharge from the army in 2005. The army taught me that any task assigned must be done to the best of my abilities. I have always strived to do that with every task. I take much pride in my work, and no matter what "mess" I may encounter, it gets properly taken care of, all with a smile on my face.

I saw your custodian ad in the newspaper, so I wanted to apply for it because I believe your new private school could benefit from my cleaning abilities. I can help make your fine school stay looking new for a long time. I can sweep, mop, buff, shine, disinfect, manage garbage, scrub walls; basically any janitorial job that needs to be done. As well, I am a very handy person and will do repairs if needed.

I am reliable, friendly, and a hard worker. I will be there every school day morning ready to start working. I think you will love my attitude and drive to be my best. My special cleaning techniques have been recommended by my employer, and they have given me a written reference that I have attached to this application.

I hope you call me for an interview and a tour of your new school. I think you will like what I can do to keep your school maintained to proper standards.


Robert Miller