Speculative Application Tips
Start with some brief and engaging information about your skills, passions and interests that are aligned to the needs of the company. Explain your motivation for applying to the company or department.
Tailor your resume and cover letter to persuade the company that you are a strategic hire.
Research into their recent projects and activities so you can outline your understanding and highlight how you can contribute in your cover letter.
Follow up with a phone call or an email after a few days to improve your chances of success.