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me. It will be great to put my education to work, and I’ll keep you informed of
my progress. Thank you for your consideration in this matter.
Sincerely, Joanne Tucker
Enclosure 220 46053 C PHNJ B&E A B PN 220 C/M/Y/K DESIGN SERVICES OF Opens by stating the
purpose of the letter
and making the
the reader will want
to comply with the
request Refers to résumé in
the body and
that could set
applicant apart from
Mentions the preaddressed, stamped
encourage a timely
response M09_BOVE5352_09_SE_C08.QXD 5/17/07 12:59 PM Page 221 C HAPTER 8 ✓ Writing Routine and Positive Messages 221 CHECKLIST: Making Claims and Requesting Adjustments
• Maintain a professional tone, even if you’re extremely
• Open with a straightforward statement of the problem.
• Provide specific details in the body.
• Present facts honestly and clearly. • Politely summarize desired action in the closing.
• Clearly state what you expect as a fair settlem...
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