On this page, you'll find examples of matching resumes and cover letters. In each case, the job seeker created the resume first and then the cover letter. As a matching set, it was either sent to an employer or recruiter via email or posted to a company or resume website.
Matching Resume and Cover Letter Samples
Let's take a look to see how each resume joined forces with its cover letter to convince an employer or recruiter to call the job seeker for an interview.
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The resume in this set is a general resume that was posted on one of the big job boards.
The resume in this set is targeted to a specific job at a specific energy firm. This was a slight career change for this job seeker.
The resume in this set was written to match a job posting found on a company website.
The resume in this set was used to apply for several employee training jobs.
The science resume in this set is a shorter version of the job seeker's academic CV. It is used mostly for non-academic job applications.
The resume in this set could be used for applying for either a PR or Event Planner job since both positions require many of the same skills.
The resume in this set was written after the job seeker resigned from his most recent job. He was unemployed at the time.
The resume in this set was written by a college student who was seeking an internship as part of her Master's degree program.
The resume in this set is for a go-getter who's looking for a step up in her career.
The resume in this set uses skill headings to draw parallels between the past and the future.
The resume in this set lists impressive freelance work to fill an employment gap at the top of the Experience section.
The resume in this set lists professional and personal achievements that relate to the job seekers job objective.