Guidelines for Letter of Application/Cover Letter

Guidelines for Letter of Application/Cover Letter

September 8, 2001

 

(4 Spaces)

Mr. Jon P. Employer, Personnel Manager
ABC Accounting Company
101 Baker Dr.
Flint, MI 48507

(1 Space)

Dear Mr. Employer,

(1 Space)

First Paragraph: In your initial paragraph, state the reason for the letter, the specific position or type of work for which you are applying and indicate from which resource (Career Services, news media, friend, employment service) you learned of the opening.

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Second Paragraph: Indicate why you are interested in the position, the company, and/or it's product or services. If you had some practical work experience, point out the specific achievements or unique qualifications. Try not to repeat the same information the reader will find in your resume.

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Final Paragraph: Refer the reader to the enclosed resume or application which summarizes your qualifications, training, experience, and education. Indicate your desire for a personal interview and your flexibility as to the time and place. Repeat your phone number in the letter and offer any assistance to help in a speedy response. Finally, thank the reader for their consideration.
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Sincerely,

 

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Ted E. Grad
(1 Space)
Enclosures

The Baker College System
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