101 Best Cover Letters and
Cover letter Examples

101 Best Cover Letters shows you how to put together compelling letters to accompany your resume. Learn how to:
Ignite interest with the first two sentences
Turn references into endorsements
Send your cover letter online
Pick up smart interviewing tips
negotiate a higher salary in your job search
work with recruiters... and much, much more!

Best Cover Letters Review

Best Cover Letters - The difference between success and failure often lies in tiny details. All things being equal, the difference between getting an interview and not getting an interview very often is the cover letter. Consider this quote from Max Messmer, Chairman and CEO of Robert Half International,Inc., the world's largest specialized staffing firm:"I would be lying if I told you that I read every resume that crossed my desk. But I have almost never not looked at a resume that was accompanied by a solid, well-written cover letter." The lesson here is: Learn how to write a strong letter. This book is intended to help you do just that.

Keep your letters focused on what you can do for employers and their needs. Nearly every letter received by most hiring managers focuses on how great the applicant is, but few demonstrate a clear understanding of the company's current situation.

Don't get too stiff in your writing style. In most cases you will notice that the higher the management level, the more relaxed the writing style. Use this opportunity to show a little flair because your resume, in general, will provide you with less opportunity to show your true colors.

Alphabetical Listing of 
101 Best Cover Letters

  • Accountant
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Advertising Executive
  • Advertising Sales
  • Applications development
  • Architect
  • Arts Director
  • Attorney
  • Automotive Management
  • Banking Executive
  • Carpenter
  • Civil Engineer
  • Coach
  • Commercial Plumber
  • Computer Technician
  • Customer Service
  • Customer Service Manager
  • Data Engineer
  • Dental Hygienist
  • Director of Services
  • Editor
  • Engineer
  • Engineering Manager
  • Facility Manager
  • Field Representative
  • Finance Executive
  • Financial Analyst
  • Financial Director
  • General Manager
  • General Manager/Manufacturing
  • Graphic Artist
  • Hair Stylist
  • Hotel Executive
  • Human Resources
  • Human Resources Director
  • Human Resources Executive
  • Image Consultant
  • In-Service Coordinator
  • Interior Design
  • Investment Sales
  • LPN
  • Law Clerk
  • Legal Assistant
  • Locksmith
  • MIS Director
  • MIS Manager
  • Makeup Artist
  • Market Analyst
  • Marketing
  • Marketing Executive
  • Marketing Manager
  • Medical Sales
  • Network Router
  • Nurse
  • Norse Supervisor
  • Operations Executive
  • Pharmaceutical Sales
  • Physical Therapist
  • Principal
  • Product Development
  • Project Leader
  • Project Manager
  • Public Relations
  • Quality Assurance
  • Receptionist
  • Research Librarian
  • Resort Manager
  • Restaurant Manager
  • Retail Management
  • Retail Manager
  • Retail Sales
  • Sales
  • Sales Manager
  • School Bus Driver
  • Security Director
  • Seminar Leader
  • Senior Executive
  • Senior Sales Manager
  • Service Manager
  • Ski Instructor
  • Systems Administrator
  • Tax Accountant
  • Teacher
  • Technology Development
  • Training Instructor
  • Writer

About The Authors

101 Best Cover Letters Author: Jay A. Block , CPRW (Certified Professional Resume Writer), is the contributing co-founder of the Professional Association of Resume Writers(PARW).He helped develop the PARW national ceritication process and is a widely respected national speaker, author, and career coach.Michael Betrus is the author of The Guide to Executive Recruiters(McGraw-Hill), the most comprehensive directory of its kind.

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