Resume Cover Letter

Human Resources Generalist Cover Letter

This letter is full of keywords relevant to the field of human resources. The clustering of the bulleted items according to three categories breaks up a long list and makes the items easier to grasp.

Sample Human Resources Generalist Cover Letter

14, East 19 Street, • Brighton, NY, 03267 • (618)-461 1055

February 12, 2010

Justin Holloway
XYZ Company.,
1234 Archer Road,
Gainesville, Fl 32607

Dear Mr. Holloway:

Your recent HR generalist vacancy has prompted me to send you my resume for review. As you will discover, I offer the depth of experience necessary to successfully administer safety, benefits, and compensation programs; recruit, train, develop, and retain staff; build community relations; assess and fulfill staffing needs, and evaluate / revise policies and procedures. Thirteen years of collective HR experience also enforce comprehensive knowledge of state and federal personnel regulations. Additionally, my history reflects a loyal, stable employee who thrives on increasing responsibility and progressive learning. It would be an honor to contribute to a corporate culture such as yours, which values people and appreciates differences.

The following attributes and well-developed skills are additional reasons to take a close look at my credentials:


  • Integrity, loyalty, and diligence earn respect and reflect distinction.
  • Ownership of responsibility and accountability demonstrate leadership and character.
  • Time management and organization skills help streamline tasks and cultivate efficiency.
  • Investigation and decrement foster effective problem resolution.
  • Analysis and interpretation skills assist in understanding guidelines, policies, and procedures.


  • Direct communication and appropriate interpersonal style enhance understanding.
  • Enthusiastic presentation stimulates interest in and retention of material.
  • Attentive listening enhances interviewing, counseling, and mediating.
  • Professional / personal security reflect a genuine person who easily integrates into teams.
  • Ability to build rapport strengthens community ties and maintains valuable resources.
  • Persuasiveness sells ideas and promotes acceptance of change.


  • Friendly, personable, helpful attitude contributes to an accommodating environment.
  • Attention to details and focus on excellence inspire others to excel.
  • Capacity to easily learn and retain procedural information suggests decreased training time.
  • Willingness to embrace challenging, changing situations indicates flexibility and adaptation.
  • A sense of humor and positive outlook help ease stress in the workplace.

Experience, confidence, and drive will enable me to make significant contributions to your HR goals. Because a personal interview would benefit us both, I will contact you within the week to schedule an appointment at your convenience. In the meantime, thank you for your consideration.


Andrew Carter, PHR

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