Dalam dunia pekerjaan yang kompetitif, surat lamaran kerja merupakan langkah awal yang penting dalam mencari pekerjaan. Surat lamaran kerja, atau yang biasa disebut surat pengantar, adalah dokumen resmi yang melengkapi curriculum vitae (CV) saat mengajukan lamaran pekerjaan. Dalam artikel ini, kita akan membahas pengertian surat lamaran kerja dan pentingnya dalam proses pencarian kerja.
Surat lamaran kerja adalah alat yang efektif untuk memasuki dunia pekerjaan. Dengan merinci kualifikasi dan motivasi Anda, surat ini dapat meningkatkan peluang Anda untuk dipanggil ke tahap selanjutnya dalam proses seleksi. Oleh karena itu, penting bagi setiap pencari kerja untuk memahami arti dan merancang surat lamaran yang menarik dan informatif.
Pengertian application letter
Application letter adalah syarat utama dalam melamar suatu pekerjaan. Application letter disebut juga surat lamaran kerja.Dalam penulisan surat lamaran kerja memang seharusnya anda memperhatikan beberapa hal-hal yang disyaratkan oleh perusahaan, karena terkadang dalam pembuatan surat lamaran harus menggunakan bahasa inggris. Apabila memang dalam pembuatan surat lamaran tersebut dengan dirancang dengan baik dan benar serta memenuhi persyaratan yang diberikan oleh suatu perusahaan , maka biasanya ini menjadi pertimbangan seseorang itu diterima atau dipanggil untuk mengikuti test selanjutnya.
Tujuan application letter :
- Memungkinkan Untuk menjual Kemampuan diri anda dengan Menonjolkan Keunggulan anda dari yang tertera di Curriculum Vitae (CV).
- Memberikan Kesempatan bagi anda untuk menyertakan Materi yang tidak termasuk dalam CV anda khususnya Kualifikasi pribadi yang ada tuliskan ketika sedang mempersiapkan diri untuk melamar Kerja.
- Memberikan gambaran bagaimana prospektifnya karir anda sebagai Karyawan atau Pegawai kedepannya melalui pertimbangan bahwa anda bisa menulis sebuah surat, walaupun agak kurang relevan di zaman Elektronik seperti sekarang ini, namun bagi banyak karyawan dari segelintir perusahaan atau Lembaga, dipertimbangkan sebagai salah satu bentuk keahlian mendasar yang mesti dimiliki dan sebagai ujicoba kemampuan anda untuk berkomunikasi secara jelas dan efektif.
Bagian bagian application letter :
- Your address = alamat surat penulis
- The address of the company you are writing to. Use complete title and address; ( untuk menulis alamat yang akan dituju harus jelas, agar pihak pengirim tidak salah alamat)
- Always make an effort to write directly to theperson in charge of hiring ( misalnya dalam mengirim surat lamaran seharusnya langsung ditujukan ke orang atau pihak yang dituju)
- Opening paragraph ( paragraph pembuka)
- Middle Paragraph / Body ( isinya adalah inti dari penulisan surat)
- Closing signature ( penutup)
- Signature ( tanda tangan)
Surabaya, March4th, 2016
Director of English Speak Well
On this good opportunity, I would like to apply my application in your company. My name is Azzikra Queeensha Abd, 21 years old, female, single, energetic and healthy. I graduated from UNJ on August 2016. I would like to have career to expand my experience.
My personality as a hard worker and want to learn more type of person. I will be very appreciated if you could give in opportunity to work in your company.
Herewith I enclose my curriculum vitae, which will give details of my qualification.
I hope my qualifications and working experiences could be your consideration and look forward to your reply.
Azzikra Queensha Abd
Phone : 087 0123 4567
Mentari street No.200
Azzikra Queensha Abd
Mentari street No. 200
Surabaya, CA 08067
04th March, 2016
87 New street
Dear Mr. Mell,
I am writing to apply for the programmer position advertised in your company.
As requested, I am enclosing a completed job application, my certification, my resume, and three references.
The opportunity presented in this listing is very interesting, and I believe that my strong technical experience and education will make me a very competitive candidate for this position. The key strengths that I possess for success in this position include, I have successfully designed, developed, and supported live use applications and then I strive for continued excellence and the last I provide exceptional contributions to customer service for all customers.
I also have experience in learning and excelling at new technologies as needed. Please see my resume for additional information on my experience.
I can be reached anytime via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or my cell phone, 087 5768 0000.
Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to speaking with you about this employment opportunity.
Signature (for hard copy letter)
Azzikra Queensha Abd
May 28, 2010THE HUMAN RESOURCES & ADMINISTRATION HEAD
Inara Lightings, Ltd.
United Arab EmiratesDear Sir or Madam:I am writing to explore the possibility of employment as Document Controller in your reputable firm. I am a Computer Science graduate of the University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City. I bring with me several years of experience as information systems analyst of leading companies that include Nissan Motor Philippines, Inc.My strong computer skills, knowledge of modern word processing software, and project management tools are but some of the things that make me an asset to your company.Attached is my resume for your perusal. Should you require any further information, I can be reached at 632-555-1234 (during regular business hours), or at 632-555-6789 (during regular business hours).Sincerely,
MS. PASSANA PONG
The Administrative Officer
The Royal Thai Embassy in Manila
Dear Ms. Pong:
I am a Communications graduate of the University of the Philippines-Diliman with several years of working experience gained from some of the Philippines’ reputable private firms, a non-governmental organization, and government.
I am writing to apply for the position of Executive Assistant advertised on jobstreet.com.ph on 10 May 2010. This position particularly interests me because it would enable me to make full use of my administrative and organizational skills. I have well-developed written and oral communication skills that can be very useful in carrying out the duties for the above-mentioned position.
On top of these competencies, I adhere to a work ethic and can effectively interact with people across all levels of the organizational structure. I believe I can be an asset to your organization.
My resume is enclosed with this cover letter. It shows my overall expertise and experience in the field. I would welcome the opportunity to discuss my suitability for the position and comply with your other requirements. I can be contacted during working hours at (632) 857-0100 local 1101.
Thank you very much.
March 25, 2005Ms. Rosemarie Norbe
Don Pepe, Balanga CityDear Ms. Norbe:Your advertisement in the March 22 issue of the Manila Bulletin calls for an executive secretary who is proficient in communication skills, computer literate, and with pleasing personality. I sincerely believe that I meet your requirements for the position.I am Erica J. Navarro, a graduate of Bachelor of Science, major in Psychology at La Salle University, Manila this March, 28, 2005 as a cum laude.
I consider as my assets: my proficiency in both written and spoken English and Filipino, my computer skills, and my leadership skills which were honed in my capacity as the editor in chief of my school’s student publication and as a Sangguniang Kabataan Chairman of our Barangay. I am hardworking, efficient, and highly driven, and I am willing to undergo training to further improve my capabilities.
For your perusal and evaluation, I have enclosed my resume which includes my special skills, training and accomplishments and awards as a student, and a photocopy of my official transcript of records for your evaluation. Should you wish to ask about my personal traits and capabilities, I have also included a list of references for you.
I am very much willing to come over for a personal interview with you anytime during office hours.
Erica J. Navarro
September 13, 2008
AEGIS INTEGRATED STRUCTURE CORP.
Cmpd. #6 Veterans Road, VFP Industrial Area,
Veterans Center, Taguig City
I wish to apply for the position, as a project engineer base on the qualification you published on web site trabaho.com.
I finished my Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering at University of the Philippines. Currently, I am enrolled in Master of Engineering major in Civil Engineering, wherein I have earned 33 units at Technological University of the Philippines.
At present, I am working as a Full Time College Faculty in the Far Eastern University. I am proficient in using MS Office such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint and Computer Aided Design (AutoCAd)
I wish I would be able to impart my skills and to gain additional knowledge for professional growth in your company. I’m very willing to come in your good office upon receipt of your response to know more details about the condition and policies.
February 28, 2003Engr. Rigor Buenvinna
Samsung Products Inc.
1345 St. Bernard Drive
Pasig CityDear Engr. Buenvinna:In March 2003, I will be graduating from the University of the Philippines with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. I am writing to explore the possibility of employment as a Control Systems Engineer at your Pasig facility.Early in my coursework at UP, I seriously began considering future employment with Samsung Products Inc.
We use a number of your products in our laboratory work, and their design, precision and reliability are impressive. More recently, however, I noted in a professional computing journal that you are undertaking a new project to apply microcomputers in automatic control systems.
Many of my electives were in the fields of control systems and computers, and I have worked for two summers in microcomputers applications. I believe that I am well qualified to begin working on your new project; I know that it is directly related to my interests.
The enclosed resume details my educational background and experience. I will be in the Pasig area on the first week of January and I could be available for an interview, if convenient. In the meantime, if you need any further information, you may contact me at 047.791.2991. I look forward to hearing from you soon.
January 28, 2012Mr. George Gilhooley
87 Delaware Road
Hatfield, CA 08065
Dear Mr. Gilhooley,I am writing to apply for the programmer position advertised in the Times Union. As requested, I am enclosing a completed job application, my certification, my resume and three references.The opportunity presented in this listing is very interesting, and I believe that my strong technical experience and education will make me a very competitive candidate for this position. The key strengths that I possess for success in this position include:
I have successfully designed, developed, and supported live use applications
I strive for continued excellence
I provide exceptional contributions to customer service for all customers
With a BS degree in Computer Programming, I have a full understanding of the full life cycle of a software development project. I also have experience in learning and excelling at new technologies as needed.Please see my resume for additional information on my experience.
I can be reached anytime via email at email@example.com or my cell phone, 909-555-5555.Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to speaking with you about this employment opportunity.
Bank Negara Indonesia
Cabang Jakarta Kota
Lada Street No 1st
Jakarta KotaDear Sir or Madam,I am writing to you to inquire about the possibility of working in your company that was informed by Website www.bni.co.id. I am interested in “Front Liner ” position.My name is Sri Wahyuningsih.
I am twenty one years old. I have background in Accounting Diploma III in Polytechnic Negeri Jakarta. And now i have graduate from my college and waiting letter of graduate (Surat Tanda Kelulusan)With my educational background,
I’m confident that my qualification and skills could make significant contributions to your company. I will be able to operate computer especially MYOB .Besides that, I am a person who can work either independently or as part of team. I am also initiative, hardworking, and eager to learn.
I have been training at Perum Jasa Tirta II Jatiluhur.My resume has been attached which outline my qualification in greater detail. I would appreciate the opportunity to discuss my qualification; please keep this application confidential. I will look forward to hearing from you soon.
Denpasar, Mei 22th, 2012
PT. SINAR TERANG
Jl. Duku I No. 7
Jakarta Timur (10610)
I have read from your advertisement at JobsDB that your company is looking for employees to hold some position. Based on the advertisement, I am interested in applying application for Teacher position according with my background educational as teaching education.
My name is Fatah Ahmadi, I am twenty three years old, I was graduated from Ahmad Dahlan University. I consider myself that I have qualifications as you want. I have good motivation for progress and growing, eager to learn, and can work with a team (team work) or individual. Beside that I posses adequate computer skill and have good command in English (oral and written).
With my qualifications, I confident that I will be able to contribute effectively to your company. Herewith I enclose my :
1. Copy of Bachelor Degree (S-1) Certificate and Academic Transcript.
2. Curriculum Vitae.
3. Recent photograph with size of 4×6
I enclose my curriculum vittae for your inspection and look forward to hearing from you soon. I am available for interview at your convenience.
Damar Dwi Prakoso
Pandanrangkang, Kedungjambal, Tawangsari
PT. Astra Honda Motor
Jl. Imam Bonjol No. 57
Jakarta Barat, Indonesia, Kode Pos JKT 10000
3rd February 2012
I am interested in a position of mechanic. I was graduated from Motorcycle Engineering of SMK Tunas Bangsa Tawangsari Sukoharjo. I am capable to assemble, repair, and maintain the motorcycle machine well. So, I write this letter to apply the position.
Because I love the products of Astra Honda Motor, especially motorcycle I want to apply the position of mechanic. Every time, I used motorcycle to help all my activities. So, I know all about motorcycle, Honda motorcycle. When I was at school, I was getting good achievement. I got first rank for six semesters. And, I have good score in job on training industry. Beside that, I can speak English and Japanese fluently.
I can do the job of machine motorcycle well. I hope I get the time for personal interview. I am ready to get interview anytime. I am really interested in this position and I hope you ask me to come to your company to get interview. You can contact me by phone. The number is 089878675645. Thank you very much for reading and understanding my application letter.
1. Curriculum Vitae
2. Certificates of School.
3. Certificates of training.
4. Copy of Personal Identity.
6. 3 Photos (4 x 6)