Job Search Mad Libs: Make the Job Hunt Way More Fun!
We know the job application process can be a drag, so this April Fool’s Day, we decided to make it a little more spontaneous!
Try your hand at the easiest cover letter you’ll ever write (and arguably the most fun, too), and put together some great advice for conducting a successful job search.
The Perfect Cover Letter
To whom it may (verb),
I was so (adjective) when I discovered that (company) was looking for a (job title) that I nearly (verb) out of my (noun). I knew that I had to apply (adverb ending in –ly)—with my background in (activity) and my (adjective) sense of humor, I would be the ideal (noun) for your (noun).
I have been (verb ending in –ing) since I was (number) years old, producing anything from (adjective) poems about my cat to articles for the (place) newspaper to serious literary works about (noun) and (noun). While in school, I majored in (field of study) and during my final years of study I (verb-past tense) a book for (plural noun) which was published and sold (number) copies.
All of my previous work experience has made me a (adjective) employee, ready to help with all your office (plural noun). I am great with (noun) service and am confident in using all sorts of technology, including copiers and (plural noun). I promise you will not be (verb ending in –ed) with my (noun).
My (noun) and writing samples are (verb ending in –ed). Please (verb) me with any questions or (plural noun).
(Adverb ending in –ly),
How to Get a Job
Getting a job can be a little (adjective). But follow these five simple steps and you should have a job in (amount of time) or less!
With any luck, you will get a (adjective) call from the company offering you a (noun). If not, keep (verb ending in –ing)!
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About The Author
Erin believes in the power of content to spread ideas, build communities, and engage and delight people—which is why she spends her days helping employers and brands do just that. During her time at The Muse, Erin has also worn the hats of personal website expert, video producer, Shutterstock wrangler, master lunch-packer, and company librarian. Erin is always looking for new places to explore on the weekends, and she almost never says no to tea and a croissant. Invite Erin to tea at eringreenawald.com or on Twitter @erinaceously.