Step 7: Your Cover Letter Sign Off

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Finish your cover letter or cover email by thanking the reader. Then close with a sign-off such as:

Regards,
Kind regards,
Warm regards,
Sincerely,
Sincerely yours,
Yours truly,
Cordially,
Best,
Best wishes,
Again, thank you,

Hardcopy Cover Letter
After your sign-off. do the following:

  1. Press the Return or Enter key to allow three or four blank lines.
  2. Type your first and last names.
  3. On the following line, type "Enclosed: resume" immediately under your typed name.
  4. After you print your hardcopy letter, put your handwritten signature in the blank space between your sign-off and your typed name.

Cover Email
After your sign-off. do the following:

  1. On the line immediately after your sign-off, type your first and last names.
  2. Type "Attachment: resume" immediately under your name if you're attaching your resume to the email. Type "Resume follows" immediately after your name if you're pasting your resume into the body of your email.
  3. Type "Resume attached and below" if you're both attaching the resume and pasting it into the body of the email.

Don't forget to actually attach your resume to the email!

Cover Letter Template
50 Sample Cover Letters

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