Writing job search letters is hard, even for people with lots of practice. It's always helpful to review sample cover letters, networking letters, follow-up letters, thank you letters, and other job search correspondence. Here are a selection of books that provide a variety of letter samples, along with guidelines for successful employment-related letter writing.
This book takes the mystery out of composing winning cover letters. There's advice on what you should say, how you should say it, what the letter should look like, and what kind of paper it should be printed on.
This book has letters for every step of the job search - from sending out your resume to following-up after the interview.
This book has a variety of samples, pros and cons of different types of letters, as well as what to say based on the specific situation you're writing about.
How to write cover letters for a variety of employment situations (from part-time to professional), including examples.
A collection of letters from expert Don Asher that are effective tools for getting the interviews that get the jobs.
A selection of cover letters for all level of job seekers from student to executive.
Have you read any of these books? What do you think? If you have another favorite job letter book, let me know which book has helped you with your job search correspondence.