Writing letters and email messages that make a good impression is one of the most important parts of job searching.
These letter samples, including cover letters, interview thank you letters, follow-up letters, job acceptance and rejection letters, resignation letters, appreciation letters, business letters, and more great employment letter samples, will help you get an interview, follow-up, and handle all the employment related correspondence you need to write.
Taking the time to say congratulations, whether it's for a new job or a promotion or a job well done, is terrific for networking and relationship building. Here are congratulation letters and congratulation email examples to use to say congratulations for a promotion, a new job, and other employment related accomplishments.
When you are applying for a job a cover letter should be sent or uploaded with your resume. Your cover letter should be specific to the position you are applying for, relating your skills and experience to those noted in the job posting. Your cover letter is your first (and best) chance to make a good impression - and to secure an interview.
Review these cover letter samples and templates to get ideas on what to include in your own cover letters, then take some time to customize your cover letter, so it shows the hiring manager, at a glance, why you are qualified for the position.
You have lost your job or you've found a new one and you're moving on. Saying goodbye can be sad and it's not always easy. However, it's important to take the time to say farewell to your co-workers. Both to let them know you're leaving or have left and because you want to be able to stay in touch and provide them with your personal contact information.
Use these sample farewell letters to say goodbye to colleagues and clients when you resign, retire, are laid-off, or otherwise leave your job.
What happens when your resume is lost in the black hole or wherever it is that resumes end up when you just don't hear back from an employer? Whether your resume has been purposefully put aside or accidentally misplaced, sending a follow up letter can be the catalyst that gains you a call back or even an interview.
Use these follow up letters and follow up email message examples to send after an interview, and to follow up on a resume or a job application you have submitted.
When you're writing a cover letter, formatting is important regardless of what type of cover letter you send. An email cover letter needs to be as properly - and professionally - formatted as a typed cover letter.
Here are examples of cover letters and cover letter email message formats to review including formatted targeted cover letters, general cover letters, letters of interest, and email cover letter messages.
A letter of application typically provides detailed information on why are you are qualified for the job you are applying for. Effective application letters explain the reasons for your interest in the specific organization and identify your most relevant skills or experiences.
Here are sample job application letters you can personalize to send with your job application or resume when seeking employment.
Saying thank you is really important. Employers think more highly of candidates who send thank you notes after a job interview. Colleagues appreciate being thanked for providing job search advice and assistance. It's well worth taking a few minutes to thank everyone who helps with your job search.
There are various ways you can send a thank you letter, including handwritten thank you notes, formal thank you letters, and email than you messages. Here are sample thank you notes and letters for first and second interviews, group interviews, general thank you letters, letters of appreciation, and a variety of other thank you note examples.