It's a simple task to follow up on a job interview request with an email. Just be sure you take full advantage of this opportunity to set yourself up for success in that interview. In the following email, Tony not only confirms the job interview by asking what time Mr. LeRoy wants to have the...more »
Brian emailed his sales resume (see Chronological Resume Sample: Marketing / Sales) to the manager of a sporting goods store. Later that week the manager replied that she was impressed by his resume and wanted to interview him. Brian sent this follow-up email to confirm.
Serena posted her resume (see Sample Resume for Account Manager in Sales / Marketing) on monster.com with the hope of getting a sales account manager job. After several weeks, she got an email from a recruiter who saw her posted resume. The recruiter said he wanted to talk with Serena about a job in sales,...more »
This is an email sent to a recruiter to follow up on the recruiter's request for a telephone interview. Allen's email message could have been really short with just a confirmation that he's available for an interview. But Allen took this as an opportunity to make a plug for the sales job he's applying for....more »
With this follow-up letter, Cindy is reconnecting with Ms. Winters, someone she met a few years ago. Cindy is not asking Ms. Winters for a job. She's thinking about making a career change from florist to event planner. She's asking for an informational interview to get insight into event planning, which is Ms. Winters' profession.
This is both a cover letter and a follow-up to a previous meeting. We can see that Pat and the manager must have hit it off when they met at a conference. This follow-up is friendly and refers to things they spoke about earlier. It also suggests things they might talk about in the future...more »
Sometimes you meet someone at a networking event or other social setting and he or she says, "Send me your resume." That's when you need a good follow-up cover letter to use as an email with your resume attached. In Paula's case, she had a casual phone conversation with John, the Program Coordinator at an...more »
Mitchell is using the following cover letter (and resume) to follow up on a phone call he had with someone in his professional network, Carol Pilsner. Carol is the Director of Human Resources at a company Mitchell would like to work for. The good news is that Carol has a job opening and she wants...more »
Often a job application for an IT or other technical job doesn't require a formal cover letter. A brief cover email may be all you need to introduce your attached resume. In fact, many technical job postings say "Send resume" without mentioning a cover letter. This implies that an attached cover letter is not needed....more »
This cover letter is Roger's first step toward a career change into a new industry. He's contacting someone he met at a casual event at a friend's house. It's a good example of how to seize an opportunity you find within your personal network and use it to advance your career.