How to Create a Cover Letter Using ChatGPT

A Resume or a CV mentions and highlights all your skills, experiences, and expertise in a list-like format where you can’t add any personality or top achievements regarding a specific role. The cover letter is your chance to add a bit of personality to your job application and highlight specific skills according to the job description.

Creating an effective cover letter can be a difficult task, but with the help of AI tools like ChatGPT and EduWriter have made this easier than ever before. The tables have turned, now you dont need to stare at the blank screen and think where to start.

Here is how to tell ChatGPT to create a cover letter optimized according to the job description. 

Best Prompt to Create a Customized Cover letter with ChatGPT in 5 Minutes

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Step 1

Copy the resume summary from your resume. Paste it at the start of the ChatGPT prompt.
It should look like this
“My name is [Your Name] and I am an accomplished [your role] with over [years of experience] skilled at…

Step 2

After your resume summary press shift+enter to go to the next line (dont submit yet) write a prompt
“Based on the summary of my skills and expertise that I added above, create a four-paragraph clear and concise cover letter for me. The cover letter should be completely optimized for the following job description that I am adding below. Avoid superlatives and difficult words, and make sure that the words are appealing enough to convince the hiring manager to call me for an interview. The job description starts after this line – make sure my cover letter is optimized according to the job description.

Step 3

Copy the job description for the job posting you are applying for.

Step 4

Come back to the original prompt that you are editing and (press shift+enter or go to the next line if you are using a mobile device) paste the complete job description and submit the prompt to ChatGPT.

Step 5

Copy and paste the text from ChatGPT and paste it onto a cover letter template and download it as a PDF. 

You now have a professional cover letter that is super optimized according to your skills and the job description in less than 5 minutes.

Cover Letter Sample – Editable Cover Letter Example

Cover Letter Sample - Editable Cover Letter Example

[Your Name]
[Your Location]
[Your Contact Number]
[Your Email Address]

[Today’s Date]

The Hiring Manager [Use name of Hiring Manager if Available]
[Company Name]
[Company Location]

Dear HR [HR Name/ Company Name],

I just found out through [name of platform] that you are hiring for the position of [Job Title] [Company Name]. With over [number of years] of experience in [relevant field or industry] and hands-on experience at [top company requirement], I believe that I match all requirements for this role.

I’m drawn to this position because [mention reasons such as company values, mission, or specific projects]. I believe my background in [relevant experience or skills] aligns well with the requirements of this role.

I’m excited about the opportunity and can readily contribute towards [mention how you can contribute to the company’s goals or objectives]. I’m confident that my previous experiences would benefit [Company Name] by [mention potential contributions].

Looking forward to joining you for an interview

Sincerely,

[Your Name]

Free Cover Letter Template to Use for a Cover Letter

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Google Docs Cover Letter Template

One of the most simple and recommended cover letter templates that are free to use is the Google Docs cover letter format. Here is how to use this free template:

1. Go to docs.google.com/templates
2. Sign up/log in to your Gmail account
3. Choose any template that you like for your cover letter
4. Once you are done creating your cover letter download it as PDF
5. To download your cover letter in PDF format
6. Go to Google Docs Click on File > Download > PDF Document (.pdf)

Creating a Compelling Cover Letter with Chat GPT + Editing

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Here is how to create a cover letter with ChatGPT in three simple steps:

Step 1: Gather Information

Describe the company and the particular vacancy you are aiming for, along with your background and the skills you have that make you a perfect candidate. 

Step 2: Personalize 

Once ChatGPT gets a cover letter done for you, you must personalize and edit the items to make them unique to you. Add a personal touch by adding a specific experience or skill that makes you the top candidate for the role. 

Tailor the language by using a tone that is more in line with the company’s culture to increase your chances of succeeding at the interview. Doing this helps to prove your seriousness about getting the job by indicating that you’ve put a considerable amount of time into developing the application. This makes employers take a great interest in your application.

Step 3: Finalize and Send

Ensure all the essential details like your contact details and that of the recipient are included. Proofread your cover letter multiple times until you are comfortable with how it reads. Do some final touchups and send it together with the application form.