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Is this statement grammatically correct to be used in a cover letter?

Is this statement grammatically correct to be used in a cover letter? Topic: List of words to use in a cover letter
June 27, 2019 / By Babs
Question: The sentence is: "I know that by choosing me, there will be a positive difference in the company." Could I reword this to make it sound better, or is it fine as it is?
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Acheflour Acheflour | 8 days ago
Okay - drop the "I know that." (A) it is kind of implied that you know it, and (b) it is weak. "Select" is a more mature word for "choosing." You choose cereal at the grocery story. You select a person for a job. How about... "Selecting me for this job will positively impact the company in many ways." Then proceed to list the ways. .
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Acheflour Originally Answered: Is my sentence grammatically correct?
This is perfectly acceptable. There actually is no need for a comma after "my brother," although you may include it if you wish. Including a comma after the penultimate item in a list is known as a "serial comma," and its usage is widely debated by grammatists. I personally do not use one unless its absence makes the sentence ambiguous, which in this case it does not. Read about the serial comma here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serial_comma
Acheflour Originally Answered: Is my sentence grammatically correct?
Is the word 'my' necessary before 'two sisters and brother'? What about: "My family consists of my parents, two sisters, a brother and me."
Acheflour Originally Answered: Is my sentence grammatically correct?
Exactly right. No comma needed between the next to last thing in the list and the last thing preceded by "and". ("Apples, oranges and bananas" vs. "Apples, oranges, bananas" You would only use myself as the object when the subject is "I", such as "I shot my parents, my sisters, my brother and myself." The difference is that the first is transitive, or the subject of the verb acting on something else; and a reflexive verb, the subject of the verb acting on itself

Sylvester Sylvester
i think the word "difference" is too strong. How about "I know that by choosing me, it will make a positive impression on the company." I dont know...."difference" just seems like your trying to change the company to me. hope this helps.
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Sylvester Originally Answered: Can you help me with my Cover Letter?
Your letter first of all needs spell-checking as I see some typos. ex. commitement Secondly if you want to secure an entry level engineering job you should mention something specific about your electrical engineering skills prior to the Customer Service Technician which can then be a supporting skill set. Third your final paragraph if I read it correctly should be reworded to suggest that you will ring to arrange a discussion if that is acceptable to them. Take a look at this site where you can lots of cover letter ideas: http://www.cover-letter-world.com/
Sylvester Originally Answered: Can you help me with my Cover Letter?
Get rid of the word final. I have no idea what it is doing there. Also in your last paragraph tell him that you will call him within the next two weeks to further discuss the position. (If you have his contact information.)

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