PPT-Lecture_1_Cover_Letters_AnS_311_s11

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Unformatted text preview: Starting the hunt Cover letter Rsum Cover letters: typically needed for every application purposes: ) introduce yourself 1) introduce yourself 2) indicate reason for contact 3) call attention to your rsum Cover letters: 4) provide highlights of your rsum that are germane to the position ) entice further contact from 5) entice further contact from prospective employer 6) begin the sale Cover letter dos no more than one page easy to read visually appealing concise pruufreed, poofread, proofread (dont depend 100% on spell checker!) Cover letter dos include date on letter address letter to a specific person include complete mailing address use formal (not informal) salutation specify position for which you are applying Cover letter dos create employer interest in you be professional throughout show respect indicate knowledge of companys mission, products and/or services Cover letter dos consult thesaurus to vary wording provide contact information Cover letter donts...
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2012 for the course ANS 235 taught by Professor Kilmer during the Fall '08 term at Iowa State.

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