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Cover letters are very simple to write.  

All you are doing with the cover letter is saying:

I want this job.  I have experience so check out my resume.  Call me!

They should contain three simple paragraphs: 

1) I am responding to your opening.

2) Experience, desire, skills.

3) Call me


Today's Date

Dear Employer,

I am seeking the position of [job title] at [company].  I have attached my resume for your consideration.

My [x] years of experience [or training], as a [job title] qualifies me for this job.

I have utilized [skills] in my current and previous positions.

Please contact me at your earliest convenience to arrange a possible interview.


Job Seeker

[email] [day phone] [evening phone]


For Example:

February 10, 1997

Dear Sir or Madam:

In response to your advertisement in the New York Times dated 2/9/97

for a Programmer/Analyst, I have attached my resume for your consideration.


As a Consultant with over 3 years experience, I have had exposure to many

different technologies on both UNIX and Windows platforms.  I am currently

employed as a Software Developer working within a Client/Server environment

with UNIX, C++, and Sybase. My salary requirements start at $75,000.


If my skills are of interest to you, please contact me by email at or call me at (908) 555-1212 to

discuss possible employment opportunities within your company.  Thank you

in advance for your consideration.  I look forward to hearing from you.



Job Seeker