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Unformatted text preview: g this letter of recommendation for 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 request, assuming the reader will want to comply with the request Refers to résumé in the body and mentions experience that could set applicant apart from other candidates Mentions the preaddressed, stamped envelope to 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 frustrated. • 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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