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YOU CHOSE OPTION 1Megan SteinYou were next asked whether you’d send your letter to Megan Stein, or a “cold” résumé to the HR department. You decided to send it to Megan.As your friend Marco says, “Go with what you know.” The secret to finding a job—and many other things in the world—is to make connections with other people. A person you know is more likely to consider your application for a job seriously than a person you don’t know. That may be a bit unfair, but it is also human nature. Therefore, the better choice here is to take advantage of a connection you’ve made. Write to the person you know. Good choice!Opening for a Known RecipientAfter speaking to Megan Stein, the former student of Professor Kingston who works in the accounting department at Structural Sound, you have decided to send your résumé to Structural Sound. Ms. Stein informed you that you can send your résumé directly to her and she will make sure that it goes through the proper channels at Structural Sound.First, however, you need to compose a cover letter. Which opening for your cover letter will work best in this situation?YOU CHOSE OPTION 1Dear Ms. Stein:As you will recall from our phone discussion on October 3, I am a recent graduate of Syracuse University referred to you by Professor Kingston. I am interested inthe cost accounting position for Structural Sound you mentioned in our conversation. You encouraged me to write to you directly.To open your cover letter, you chose the following:“Dear Ms. Stein:
As you will recall from our phone discussion on October 3, I am a recent graduate of Syracuse University referred to you by Professor Kingston. I am interested in the cost accounting position for Structural Sound you mentioned in our conversation. You encouragedme to write to you directly.”Good choice. This opening is well-organized and specific. Without wasting words, it identifieswho the sender is and how the sender knows the recipient. It also clearly identifies the job that the sender is interested in and when the conversation took place between sender and recipient. After reading this opening, the recipient now has a clear idea of who the sender is and what the sender wants.Cover Letter Body for a Known RecipientNow that you have introduced yourself and identified your business, it is time to write the body of the cover letter. In the body, you should include facts and information that support the statements made in the letter's opening.Which approach works best for you?YOU CHOSE OPTION 4Since graduating, I have been taking classes in accounting at Columbia College. My curriculum has included a wide array of accounting, law, and business classes, includingauditing and tax prep, both individual and corporate. In addition, I have been doing some inventory analysis work for a private client of Professor Kingston. I plan to take myCPA exam before the end of this calendar year.

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