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Job hunting sites Monster.com and LiveCareer.com publish sample cover letters for different types of jobs. About.com also offers an extensive list of cover letters in its advice section. More »

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Susan Ireland, author of four job search books and three software packages, offers good examples of free cover letters on her site, SusanIreland.com. These are grouped by occupation or by situation, such as if someone is... More »

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A good example of a cover letter enhances the information already contained in a resume. The advertised job description tailors a cover letter to ensure the letter has the necessary content to highlight the accomplishmen... More »

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If you present a resume in person, it is important to do so in a businesslike outfit and with a sealed manila envelope that contains the resume, job application and cover letter for the position. Check beforehand to ensu... More »

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Address a resume envelope with the name and address of the person addressed in the cover letter. If possible, applicants should always address the envelope to a specific person, according to the University of Minnesota D... More »

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An applicant can make his resume stand out by carefully utilizing current industry keywords, formatting the resume for a specific position, reading over the resume for errors and including a cover letter with the resume.... More »

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