(Focus on what you can do for the employer, not what the employer can do for you.) This is an opportunity to explain in more detail relevant items in your resume. Mention other enclosures if such are required to apply for a position.3rd paragraph: Indicate that you would like the opportunity to interview for a position or to talk with the employer to learn more about their opportunities or hiring plans.
State what you will do to follow up, such as telephone the employer within two weeks.
Consider what you need to say and use good writing style.
See the following examples for variations in organization and layout.)To draft an effective cover letter, you need to indicate that you know something about the employing organization.
Next week I will be in Vienna, and I plan to call you then to answer any questions that you may have. ) Application for sales representative for mid-Atlantic area April 14, 20XY Mr.
William Jackson Employment Manager Acme Biochem Corporation 13764 Jefferson Parkway Roanoke, VA 24019 [email protected] Mr.
Blacksburg, VA 24060 (540) 555-0101 [email protected] 22, 20XY Dr.
Michelle Rhodes Principal, Wolftrap Elementary School 1205 Beulah Road Vienna, VA 22182 Dear Dr.
Both experiences also provided me with extensive exposure to the implementation of developmentally appropriate activities and materials.
I enthusiastically look forward to putting my knowledge and experience into practice in the public school system. Sincerely, (handwritten signature) Ashley Harrington Enclosure Subject line: (logical to recipient!