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Sample Letter #1
In response to your request for additional information, I have completed the personal information form you sent and have enclosed a copy of my resume.
I have been Dr. John Doe's executive medical secretary for the past two years. My responsibilities include transcribing medical records, billing insurance, making appointments, greeting patients, scheduling hospital tests, and handling correspondence.
I graduated from Doe Business College in 2006 in the top 10 percent of my class and received "excellent" ratings in typing, office machines, dictation, and use of several word processing programs. I have also taken classes in technical writing and office management.
I enjoy our community's sports programs and currently coach a woman's basketball team. I look forward to meeting with you in person to discuss my qualifications.
Sample Letter #2
Thank you for informing me of your plans to develop new software and for inviting me to submit my resume. Since I have had five years experience as an editor and a documentation manager for Doe Corporation, I believe that, given the opportunity, I could competently handle the development of documentation for your new product.
I have enclosed my resume for your information. Although my academic major was in another area, my professional work experience has been in software documentation. I appreciate your consideration and look forward to meeting with you in person to discuss my qualifications.
Sample Letter #3
I enjoyed talking with you at the Doe's dinner party last Thursday. I hadn't considered using my language skills by working for the Foreign Service, but now the idea intrigues me. At your request, I am sending a copy of my resume and references. For the past three years I have spent most of my time in Indonesia working on an oil drilling project. Before that I worked in Tokyo as a real estate agent, translator, and ESL teacher.
My experiences have given me fluency in several languages. I have also acted as an unofficial representative of the United States when dealing with local businesses and political leaders. At Doe University, I studied linguistics and international business, intending to work in a multinational corporation after graduation. The idea of serving my country overseas holds much greater appeal for me now. I look forward to meeting with you once you have had a chance to review my qualifications.
Sample Letter #4
I sincerely enjoyed your presentation and our conversation afterward at the annual Database Convention in San Juan. As you requested, I have enclosed my resume for your review. I am looking for a new position that will challenge my programming abilities.
I have significant programming experience, including work on two of the four major word processing programs, a spreadsheet program, and an interactive database management program. I am fluent in UNIX, Windows, C, and C++ programming.
I received my bachelor's degree from Springfield State University where I won the "Programming Innovator of the Year" award. I graduated in the top 10 percent of my class. I have been active in Springfield community affairs ever since graduation, including serving on the Chamber of Commerce board and the Organizing Committee for the annual "Innovator's Festival."
I am happy that you wish to review my resume and look forward to an opportunity to sit down with you and discuss how my skills would benefit the Doe Development Corporation.
Sample Letter #5
Thank you for responding so quickly to my employment inquiry. I have a great interest in the position you have available and feel that I can provide the ideal match for its requirements. In response to your request, I am enclosing my resume for your review. It includes details regarding my educational background and work experience for the last five years.
I appreciate your interest in me and the qualifications I possess. I am confident that I will provide a meaningful addition to your staff. After you have had a chance to read my resume, please feel free to contact me with any questions or if you require any additional information.
I look forward to meeting you in person to discuss this position and my credentials in further detail. I am available for an interview most mornings and early afternoons. You will find my contact information at the top of my enclosed resume. Thank you again for taking the time to respond to my application. I look forward to hearing from you soon.
Sample Letter #6
As requested, I am sending my resume for review. I sincerely appreciate your interest in learning more about my experiences and qualifications, and I am confident that you will find a clear and firm link between my abilities and the needs of (Name of Company).
If you would like more details about the services I could offer your company, I encourage you to contact the personal references listed at the end of my resume for firsthand accounts of the quality of my previous work. Of course, please feel free to contact me at any time as well; I would welcome the opportunity to speak with you in person. Thank you very much for your time and consideration.
Sample Letter #7
Thank you for your recent request to see my resume. Because I am sincerely interested in the ideas and offerings of (Name of Company), I hope that the enclosed information will communicate the significant connection between my abilities and the qualifications desired for the position of (Name of Position).
To supplement the descriptions on my resume, I encourage you to contact the professional references listed at the end of my resume for personal accounts of my abilities and successful previous experiences. In addition, if you have any questions, or if you would like more details about the services I could offer your company, please feel free to contact me at any time; I welcome the opportunity to speak with you in person. I appreciate your time and consideration.
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