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by Archived Reply
Mon Dec 17, 2001 3:10 am
Forum: Usage and Writing Archive
Topic: Cover letter
Replies: 8
Views: 5315

Cover letter

Dear Chase My full support for Rufus Miles. NEVER use a long word/sentence when a short one will do : - at best, it becomes meaningless jargon (most prevalent in the US, but, regretably, the UK is playing catch-up) - at worst, they won't have a clue what you're going on about, get irritated, and bin...
by Archived Reply
Mon Dec 17, 2001 2:56 am
Forum: Usage and Writing Archive
Topic: Cover letter
Replies: 8
Views: 5315

Cover letter

Wow! What a lot of advice and moral support you've gotten! At the very least, you should collapse your third paragraph.
Good luck!
Reply from Ms. Waggoner (Long Beach - U.S.A.)
by Archived Reply
Mon Dec 17, 2001 2:41 am
Forum: Usage and Writing Archive
Topic: Cover letter
Replies: 8
Views: 5315

Cover letter

Check out http://www.careerlab.com/letters/default.htm
Lots of free cover letters to use as models.

Reply from Virgil J. Jose (Hacienda Hts, CA - U.S.A.)
by Archived Reply
Mon Dec 17, 2001 2:27 am
Forum: Usage and Writing Archive
Topic: Cover letter
Replies: 8
Views: 5315

Cover letter

Dear Director of Human Resources,(get orrect person, title, and spelling of name)! Please consider this letter as an application for the position of Chemist I. My services will be valuable to G.P. (spell) for the following reasons: 1. I have a Bachelor's Degree in (Science? Chemistry?) from SDSU (wr...
by Archived Reply
Mon Dec 17, 2001 2:13 am
Forum: Usage and Writing Archive
Topic: Cover letter
Replies: 8
Views: 5315

Cover letter

Dear Mr. Blank:(find out HR Managers Name- call and ask company) You position as Chemist I is of great interest to me. When I was studying for my degree in Chemistry I worked as a laboratory and research assistant earning over 90% of my academic expenses. Pharmaceutical companies such as Geneva need...
by Archived Reply
Mon Dec 17, 2001 1:58 am
Forum: Usage and Writing Archive
Topic: Cover letter
Replies: 8
Views: 5315

Cover letter

Good luck Chase. This is a bit of a hasty effort. I felt a bit pressed for time. I hope you find it useful. Generally, you may write in a relatively conversational style, these days, just be careful what you say, and how you say it. Avoid being stilted. There are a couple of places where I suggest t...
by Archived Reply
Mon Dec 17, 2001 1:44 am
Forum: Usage and Writing Archive
Topic: Cover letter
Replies: 8
Views: 5315

Cover letter

Dear Dean of Admissions, I am certain that by now my reputation has preceded me and thus, I sincerely hope you will take the opportunity to read my brief account regarding certain events and then consider for yourself whether to admit me as a student at _________ University. My four years at South D...
by Archived Reply
Mon Dec 17, 2001 1:29 am
Forum: Usage and Writing Archive
Topic: Cover letter
Replies: 8
Views: 5315

Cover letter

Dear (see my comments in parentheses below) Please consider this letter as an initial application for a position as Chemist I at Geneva Pharmaceuticals. ("I should like to apply for the post of ... advertised in ..." or "I am writing to apply for...") As technology increasingly calls upon research c...