This cover letter sample to a recruiter for an Alternate Strategies Analyst goes with one of our resume examples: Chronological Resume Sample: Alternate Strategies Analyst. (This link will open a new window so you can easily toggle back and forth between the two examples.) By reading both the letter and resume, you'll get a sense...more »
This cover letter sample is so compelling, I can't imagine that the employer would not want to interview and hire this job seeker. Anja hits every bottom line and emotional button in the book, showing off her good sales skills in the process.
Here's a cover letter sample that uses one of my favorite techniques: the "call and response." It's hard to miss, but I'll point it out anyway. In the body of the letter, Ricardo (not his real name) has two groups of bullet point statements. The first is JOB REQUIREMENTS, which is the "call" from the...more »
Here's a sample cover letter for a Marketing and Media Professional. Pascal (not his real name) is sending his resume and cover letter to an internal recruiter (a recruiter who works in the Human Resources Department) at Blackwell University. Because he doesn't know the name of the recruiter, he starts his letter with "Dear Talent...more »
After doing some research, Andrew found a company that was a perfect match for his qualifications as a long-distance truck driver. He went to the company's website, entered his information on the Careers page, and uploaded his resume. Then he wrote the following cover letter and uploaded it into the field of the online application...more »
In addition to applying to individual companies, Suzanne posted her resume on Monster.com, hoping to be found by recruiters searching the thousands of resumes on that site. Because keywords are so important to getting found, Suzanne included as many financial terms as possible in her online cover note so the database search engine would find...more »
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 »