Now completely updated for online and on-paper job search the only guide to new-style letters that get you in the door
Go beyond the classic cover letter! Whether you're a new or experienced job hunter, this guide offers you fresh ideas for crafting a wide variety of engaging cover letters and innovative career marketing documents. You'll see how to stand out in today's fierce job market with savvier, higher-impact messages that cut through the competition.
- Realize the clout of your cover letter discover the surprising role your document plays in a successful job search
- Build your marketing arsenal from e-mail cover notes and resume combo letters, to online profiles and professional branding statements
- Write your way to a job with great success lines see how your letter should look and read, include the right targeted content, grab the reader's attention (and hold it), and keep the door open with a take-charge close
- Apply the latest letter tactics get strategies for replying to ads, prospecting, networking for job leads, and writing thank-you letters that clinch the job
- Choose from more than 125 outstanding samples from top career professionals including a mix of new-style, traditional, creative, friendly, hard-hitting, and clever letters