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Job Searching Job Application Letter Format and Writing Tips eclipse_images / Getty Images By  Alison Doyle Updated November 10, 2017 A job application letter (also known as a  cover letter ) is a letter you send with your resume to  provide information on your skills and experience. This letter is your chance to “sell” yourself to  an employer, explaining why you are an ideal candidate for a position. The following application letter format lists the information you need to include in the letter that  you send with your resume. Also read below for tips on writing a job application letter. Tips for Writing a Job Application Letter Do not duplicate your resume.  The purpose of this letter is to show that you are a strong candidate and to highlight your relevant experience and abilities. Since your application 
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letter will be accompanied by your resume, make sure the letter does not duplicate your  resume exactly. Your  resume  is a general record of your experience, education, and  accomplishments. In contrast, your application letter should show how exactly your  background makes you a good fit for a particular position. Tailor each application letter to the job.  As mentioned above, emphasize in your letter  why you are an ideal candidate for the specific job. This requires that you personalize  each letter to fit the specific company and position. Here's information on how you can 
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