Reflection Of A Cover Letter

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Cover Letter
In this course, I’ve learned the appropriate audience, purpose, structure, and voice for a cover letter. A cover letter accompanies a resume and is written formally. It is used to convince the company that you are fit to be hired, and to introduce yourself to them. The audience of a cover letter is the manager of a business or company. The purpose is to introduce yourself to a potential employer and to highlight any relevant skills you possess. The structure of a cover letter includes your address, the date, the recipient’s address, and a salutation. The opening paragraph states why you’re writing, establishes a point of contact, and gives a brief introduction of yourself. The body paragraphs highlight some of the more important points from your resume. The closing paragraph should politely request an interview at the employer’s convenience. Identify what supplementary material’s being sent, such as a writing sample or a portfolio. The reader should be thanked for their consideration and you should indicate that you’re looking forward to hearing from them. There should be a complimentary closing followed by your name and signature. The voice of a cover letter should be polite, formal, and concise.
Inquiry Letter
In this course, I’ve learned the appropriate audience, purpose, structure, and voice for an inquiry letter. A letter of inquiry is written when you’re interested in working for a business but there’s no job posting or when information’s being requested. The audience of an inquiry letter is a manager, admissions officer, or a program coordinator. The purpose is to introduce yourself to a potential employer or to request specific information. The structure of an inquiry letter includes your address, the date, the recipient’s address, and a salutation. The opening paragraph states why you’re writing, establishes a point of contact, and gives a brief introduction of yourself. The body paragraphs specifically outline the information you’re looking for. It is easier for the person to reply the more specific your request is. The closing paragraph should make sure that the reader knows exactly what you’d like them to do, such as phone you, send information, or email you. There

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