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Guidelines for Writing Cover Letters

By July 1, 2013

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cover letterWhen sending a company your resume, it's always a good idea to include a cover letter. What information do you need to include in your cover letter?

Your cover letter should include a contact section, a salutation, an introduction, information on why you are qualified for the job, a closing, and your signature. Your signature will vary, depending on how you are sending or uploading your resume and cover letter.

Review these cover letter guidelines, including a list of items to include in any cover letter, so you're sure your cover letters will include all the writing information for the employer that's hiring.

Also review these cover letter writing tips and techniques for writing top notch cover letters to send with your resume, including cover letter format and presentation, choosing a type of cover letter, writing custom cover letters, and cover letter examples and templates.

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