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Sample cover letters

  1. 1. Sample Cover Letters: The Secret toProfessional-Looking Cover Letters
  2. 2. It is very important to know how to create an appealing cover letter.However, many people still find it hard to create one. Some only learnit upon enrolling at technical writing courses while others learn it byattending online lectures on the same subject. The smarter ones areable to find a way to learn how to create it faster and easier. They dothis with the help of sample cover letters.A sample cover letter generally refers to a document that aims todemonstrate how a cover letter would look like. It is can be acquiredfrom various sources and people use it in different ways.Some people use it to know how they would use words in their coverletters. By observing a sample cover letter, a person may learn how heshould start and end his composition. He may also get an idea on howhe would make the letter more powerful by observing how a writeruses the right words.
  3. 3. People may also use sample cover letters to know the proper format ofa cover letter. By observing a sample cover letter, he may observe thatmost cover letters are made using the block and the semi-block style.He would also learn that they should be written in a very formalmanner to make them look professional.Sample cover letters may also allow people to know how to use theelements of a cover letter. By observing several samples of coverletters, a person may easily notice that the letterhead, thecomplimentary close and the signature should be placed on differentpositions depending on the style that would be used in the letter.He may also observe that the salutation and the complimentary closeuse non-conversational addresses and a different punctuation markcompared to informal letters. He could also see that the body is madeto show the intention of the writer briefly.
  4. 4. Meanwhile, people may acquire sample cover letters fromdifferent sources. They may choose to get it from technicalwriting books or journals. These sources can be bought orborrowed from bookstores and library across the land. Buyingthese sources may become expensive but they are a goodinvestment. Relying from these sources is also great since peoplecan be sure that they are very credible.If the budget would not permit, people may still choose to getsample cover letters from alternative sources such as theinternet. There are a lot of websites that offer this sample freewhile there are some that sell them for a very affordable price.
  5. 5. There are also file-sharing sites that can serve as a source forsample cover letters. People may opt to download technicalwriting eBooks from these websites. They may usually get thiseBooks as an inclusion to the service that the file-sharing siteoffers. However, people may also find this method difficult formost file-sharing website only offers their services to theirmembers who pay them a particular fee.It is not bad to learn how to write a cover letter from a samplecover letter, however, you should still be cautious when choosingwhere you would get them. It would be advantageous if youwould be critical regarding this matter.