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Message structureSalutation Dear Ms Martínez,Message How are you? Blah, blah, blah… Blah, blah, blah… Blah, blah, blah… Blah, blah, blah… Blah, blah, blah…Polite ending Looking forward to your reply,Signature Daniel Peñalver
Message formalityLess formal More formalHello Bego, Dear Ms Martínez,Blah, blah, blah… Blah, blah, blah…Blah, blah, blah… Blah, blah, blah…Blah, blah, blah… Blah, blah, blah…Talk to you soon, Looking forward to your reply,Dani Daniel Peñalver
Polite endings Looking forward to your reply, Hoping to hear from you soon, Thank you very much in advance, Kind regards, Best regards, Regards, Have a very nice day!
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Curriculum Vitae Name: Mary Example Casanova Address: My street name, number, Murcia Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone number: +34 968 XXXXXX Date of birth: 2 June 1975 Nationality: Spanish
Curriculum Vitae Objective: To obtain a position as a salesperson in which I will be able to put my knowledge of English to good use. Education & Qualifications 19XX-19XX – Instituto Francisco Salzillo, Alcantarilla. Higher education Training courses Other skills (computer skills, typing)
Curriculum Vitae Employment 19XX-20XX – Zapatitos Shoe Shop Position: sales assistant Responsibilities: sales, stock control Achievements: during the time I was employed shop sales increased 20%
Curriculum Vitae Interests Yoga, watersports, painting Reference Ana Formerboss Address of my former boss, +34 968 XXXXXX
Cover letter “I have seen your advertisement in …” I have been given the address of your company by… I am interested in applying for the post of… As you can see from my enclosed CV I work for… At present I am responsible for…
Unemployed? I’m between jobs at the moment (and have been since…) I’m out of work at present. I am currently unemployed. I was made redundant. I was one of the XX employees to be made redundant. My last employer was…
Cover letter Reason for leaving current job (prospects, salary) I very much hope that you will grant me an interview. I enclose my CV and copies of my qualifications a testimonial from my previous employer Polite ending: Hoping to hear from you soon,
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