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Examples of Cover Letters for Resumes

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Examples of Cover Letters for Resumes

Review cover letter examples to get ideas for your own letters.

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When you apply for jobs, the type of cover letter you will send with your resume depends on how you are applying for the job and what information the company is asking applicants to submit.

Here are cover letters examples, both written and email, that work for a variety of employment inquiries including cold contact cover letters, referral cover letters, customized cover letters, job promotion cover letters, networking outreach letters, and letters to inquire about unadvertised openings.

Types of Cover Letters With Examples
Types of cover letters, including application letters, inquiry letters, referral cover letters, prospecting letters, and other types of letters used to apply for jobs or inquire about jobs, plus examples of each type of cover letter and when to use them.

Email Cover Letter Examples
When you're sending an email cover letter, it's important to follow the company's directions on how to submit your cover letter and resume, and to make sure that your email cover letters are written as well as any other correspondence you send.

Cover Letter Examples Listed by Career Field / Industry
Review cover letter examples listed by occupation, industry and career level, including administrative, business, customer service, education, entry level, information technology, management, retail, sales and marketing and more examples of cover letters for resumes.

Cover Letter Examples Listed by Career Level
Here are cover letter examples listed by career level including cover letters for high school students, college students, and graduates, entry level cover letters, cover letters for summer jobs, management and professional cover letters, and more examples of cover letters for resumes.

Cover Letters Listed by Job
Review cover letters for a variety of different professions and types of jobs to use as a starting point for writing your own personalized cover letters.

Cover Letter Writing
Cover letters for resumes, including what to include in your cover letter, how to write a cover letter, cover letter format, targeted cover letters, and cover letter samples and examples.

More Letter Samples
Job interview thank you letters, cover letters, follow-up letters, job acceptance and rejection letters, resignation letters, appreciation letters, business letters, and more great employment letter samples.

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Please Note: These samples are provided for guidance only. The provided information, including samples and examples, is not guaranteed for accuracy or legality. Letters and other correspondence should be edited to fit your personal situation.

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