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Cover letter writing advice, suggestions, tips and tools for creating effective cover letters for employment.
  1. How to Write a Cover Letter (20)

Cover Letter Writing Guide
Cover letter writing guide, 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.

How to Write a Cover Letter
A quick guide to writing a cover letter for an interview.

How to Write a Personalized Cover Letter
How to write a personalized cover letter that shows how you are qualified for the job and why you should be selected for an interview.

Five Steps to Cover Letter Success
By following these five easy steps, you'll find the path to a successful cover letter is in fact a simple one.

Tips on Using a Cover Letter Template
A cover letter template is a great way to get started writing your cover letter, as long as you don't fall into the cut-and-paste trap. Here's how to use a cover letter template.

Writing Effective Cover Letters
Writing, formatting, and editing cover letters. Includes free samples and tips how to write a cover letter.

Cover Letter Formatting Guidelines
Cover letter formatting guidelines including setting page margins, choosing a font style and size, paragraph and section spacing, and more tips on how to format cover letters for employment.

Cover Letter Guidelines
Cover letter guidelines including what to include in a cover letter, sections of a cover letter, and examples of cover letters.

Cover Letter Tips
Cover letter writing tips and suggestions for writing cover letters to send with your resume, including cover letter samples and examples.

How Long Should a Cover Letter Be?
How long a cover letter should be, including the best length for a cover letter, cover letter spacing and format, and tips for writing cover letters for jobs.

Proofreading Tips for Job Seekers
The smallest typo on your resume, cover letter, or other application materials can prevent you from getting an interview. Here's how to proofread your job application materials so they are error free.

Handwritten Cover Letters
Here's how to write a handwritten cover letter to apply for a job, including what to include your letter, how to write it, and how to scan and fax or send to an employer.

How to Use Cover Letter Keywords
How to use keywords in your cover letter to increase your chances of getting selected for an interview.

Resume and Cover Letter Guide
Guide to writing effective resumes and cover letters, including worksheets, resume samples, cover letters samples, skills lists, content, appearance, and proofreading checklist.

Types of Cover Letters
When you are job hunting, it's important to choose a type of cover letter that is appropriate for how you are applying for a job or requesting job search assistance. The different types of cover letters include application letters, letters of interest, and networking letters.

How To Write a Letter of Interest
How to write a letter of interest to a company, including tips for what to include and how to write a letter, plus samples letters.

Cover Letter Greeting
Not sure what to include in the greeting section of your cover letter? Here's how to decide what to use, plus samples.

Targeted Cover Letters
How to write a cover letter that shows how you are qualified and why you should be selected to interview. Includes targeted cover letter samples and examples.

Cover Letter Keywords List
List of action keywords to use in cover letters and resumes when applying for jobs.

Cover Letters - Format
Your cover letters should follow the basic format of a typical business letter and should address three general issues including why you are writing, what you have to offer and how you will follow up.

Cover Letter Types and 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.

What to Include in a Cover Letter
When you are a writing a cover letter, there is specific information that needs to be included.

Referral Cover Letters
A referral cover letter is used to mention a mutual connection when you are applying for a job.

Writing Cover Letters - Free E-course
This class will step you through the process of writing effective cover letters. It includes writing tips and suggestions, samples, and answers to your cover letter questions.

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