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101 Best Cover Letters

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Beat out the competition for the best jobs

Create an image of accomplishment, professionalism, and competence that today’s employers are begging for! Job-seekers have paid hundreds of dollars for the expertise in these dynamic guides — and regarded every cent as well spent! With these job-landing tools on your desktop, you’ll have the same savvy working for you, for far, far less — with the same great results.

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Overview

Beat out the competition for the best jobs

Create an image of accomplishment, professionalism, and competence that today’s employers are begging for! Job-seekers have paid hundreds of dollars for the expertise in these dynamic guides — and regarded every cent as well spent! With these job-landing tools on your desktop, you’ll have the same savvy working for you, for far, far less — with the same great results.

101 Best Resumes packs tried-and-proven advice you’ll use to:

*Create a resume that gets you in the door

*Target your resume for a specific positions - over 70 different categories are covered

*Experiment with traditional and new formats

*More!

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 use the Internet in your job search...work with recruiters... and much, much more!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071342575
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
  • Publication date: 4/1/1999
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 223
  • Sales rank: 588,194
  • Product dimensions: 8.48 (w) x 10.88 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Jay Block, Certified Professional Resume Writer, is the contributing co-founder of the Professional Association of Resume Writers (PARW). He helped develop the PARW national certification process and is a widely respected national speaker, author, and career coach.

Michael Betrus is the author of The Guide to Executive Recruiters, the most comprehensive directory of its kind.

Jay Block and Michael Betrus are co-authors of the bestseller 101 Best Resumes and 101 More Best Resumes.

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Table of Contents

1. How to Use This Guide.

2. Uncovering New Opportunities.

3. Cover Letters as Easy as PIE.

4. Covers Letters and the Ten Commandments.

5. Anatomy of a Cover Letter.

6. Targeted Cover Letters Aimed at Specific Companies.

7. Targeted Cover Letters Directed to Executive Recruiters.

8. Cover Letters Responding to Classified Advertisements.

9. The Broadcast Cover Letter.

10. Concept Marketing Letter.
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