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Cover Letters, Etc.

Throughout your job search you will communicate in writing with employers, recruiters and networking contacts, so your letters and emails are an important part of marketing yourself.

Cover letters

Composing a cover letter can feel daunting. Attack the letter-writing process step-by-step to make the effort more manageable.

Letter formatting

Word/PDF formatted letter or Email?

Better letter writing

Thank-you letters

Sending a thank-you letter, note or email to follow up after an interview is a best practice. Many people neglect to provide this professional courtesy, so you will often stand out in a positive way and might tip the scales in your favor.

Responding to offers