Ask Aunt Louise to Help Write Your Cover Letter

You need to write a cover letter but, you're having trouble getting started on that blank page. Here's a writing technique that I used back in my job search days. It got me out of more than a few cases of cover letter brain freeze. << Index of Sample Cover Letters << Writer's Block: Writing...more »

Matching Resume, Cover Letter, Job Reference Page Samples

Here are several sets of matching resume, cover letter, and job reference page samples. Feel free to browse through them to see how others have created documents for the various stages of their job hunts. << Examples of Matching Resumes and Cover Letters Administrative Assistant: Resume, Cover Letter, Job Reference Page Here is Sara's job...more »

Haha! Look at This: Emojis in a Resume Cover Letter Sample

Have you ever been tempted to put emojis in a resume cover letter? Or at least end one of your cover letters with a smiley face or thumbs up emoji? Maybe you want to make sure the recruiter or hiring manager sees you have a sense of humor or at least don't take yourself too...more »

Examples of Matching Resumes and Cover Letters

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, Cover Letter,...more »

Sample Cover Letter for a University Administrative Assistant

When Greg asked me to review his cover letter sample, I pulled out my cover letter checklist and went to town. The review was easy because he had every single item taken care of. Take a look. My Cover Letter Checklist Here's my handy list of what a good cover letter should achieve. State the...more »

Cover Letter Example for a Human Resources Job

There are many things I like about this cover letter example for a Human Resources job. I also have some thoughts about how to make it better. Take a look at the letter that Liz wrote, then see my version, which has a few changes. You might also like: More Cover Letter Samples for Human...more »

Great Cover Letter Sample for an Advertising Account Manager

From the first sentence to the last, this cover letter sample for an Advertising Account Manager is engaging. Tim uses a natural writing style to draw his reader in and sell himself for the job. Although it's long, I read every word of it and I think a hiring manager will too. Here's what I...more »

Form Cover Letter Sample for Payroll/Human Resources Professional

I almost always hate form cover letters so this example caught me off guard. It's well written and I think it's really good. Laurie sent me the following example of a cover letter that she wrote using her master cover letter template. Each time she uses the template to apply for a payroll / human...more »

Gutsy Cover Letter Sample for Sales and Business Development

Several months ago a job seeker sent me a pretty gutsy cover letter sample for a Sales and Business Development job. He asked for my feedback. Well, the letter was so good and so different that I wanted to share it here. You'll notice my one edit in his cover letter, which I explain right...more »

Sample Cover Letter to a Recruiter for an Audit Associate

You see a job posting that sounds like a perfect match for you. But the post doesn't say who the employer is. To apply for the job, you have to send a resume and cover letter to a recruiter. You've got your resume ready. Now, what about the cover letter? Writing a good cover letter...more »

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