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How to Start a Covering Letter


Sample illustrating how to create a cover
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The sample letter below shows how to start a cover letter in a manner that holds the reader's attention. When applying for a job, you need to explain in the first paragraph why you believe you are a suitable candidate; and give the reasons why. The letter below illustrates best practices on how to start a covering letter for a job application. It features an experienced sales manager who applies for a Sales Director position. He starts in a smooth and professional manner by first affirming his suitability and then stating that the position would be an ideal progression for him, in view of successes as a Regional Sales Manager. The letter consists of only three paragraphs and is well prepared, providing insight on how to create a cover letter that compels employers to invite you for an interview.

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