Sample Cover Letter

Sample Cover Letter

A cover letter (or an application letter) is a letter which should briefly describe your strong points and qualifications. It is a letter that should meet the standards of the job employer and job position you are looking for. The cover letters go along with resumes and should be written in a specific manner, portraying your best sides and the interests for the job position.

The cover letter should range from your best sides down to your greatest weakness and should only include biographical details in terms of other similar jobs that you have. Bringing up any experience that could be useful for the job employer is vital for receiving positive results from the person that you are sending the letter to. Except for your skills and qualifications, the cover letter is also used as a backbone of who you are. Be sure to expose your potential as much as possible, but on the other hand, also be firm, stable and honest about your answers. Having a cover letter filled with too many promises or being too much on the down-side will have consequences and is not recommended. The importance of the cover letter comes with the affirmation of the written words (the action that you take to convince the employer to hire you).

Being a little personal in the cover letter could land you some points, if chosen carefully and put in the right context and/or sentence. The cover letter should be written in a distinguished, formal way as to show that you are a serious person. There are several types of cover letters, depending on which thesis and to what kind of a job you are applying. In general, they are all similar and acquire originality in content and uniqueness. The content of a cover letter varies from job to job but the general points should conclude on what the job position is all about.

For example if you are applying to be a waiter at a restaurant, you should name all the things that you are agile and intelligent about and that can help the service at the restaurant. Saying you are good at numbers will land you some points, while on the other hand, saying you are good at hunting grizzly bears will not. While speaking about grizzly bears, it is important to include some humor in your cover letter.

A small dose of it won’t hurt anyone and it will show the job employer that you do have your own personal smartness. It is crucial your cover letter to have a serious point and context. After all, the cover letter is your only chance of leaving a good impression.

Sample Cover Letter 1

Stacy J. Welsh
183 River Road
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
Tel: 719-460-XXXX
Email: Stacy.Welsh@ABC.com

August 22, 2014

Name, Title
Company Name
Address
City, ST 12345

As an Information Technology professional with high-level training experience in the IT industry, I learned that the best way to achieve success was to motivate the resources I had with well-defined objectives and empowerment. I have consistently proven myself as a knowledgeable Network Consultant, able to give expert LAN/WAN solutions to clientele. I am confident in continuing this trend as the new ABC Position with XYZ Corporation.

Currently, I am a Network Consultant with XYZ Technologies in New York. In this role, I have offered expertise in installation and configuration of Cisco routers, Catalyst switches, and domain upgrades. I was key facilitator to the deployment of messaging and instant messaging systems on the MS Exchange environment. In previous roles, I was a Trainer, Network Administrator, and System Engineer.

I have completed extensive training and certifications in, CCNA, MCSE Windows Server 2008 and CompTIA A+ along with a Bachelor of Computer Science University of Rochester. Delivering massive value to employers and clients has been the focus of my career for the past 4 years.

I have unfailingly provided strategies and leadership necessary to enhance people, processes, and technologies. In addition, I have established a solid reputation for assessing challenges, and responding quickly to business needs. This will also be the value that I offer XYZ Corporation.

Please contact me at Tel: 719-460-XXXX or Email: Stacy.Welsh@ABC.com to schedule a time to talk. Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to hearing from you.

Sincerely,
Stacy J. Welsh
Enc. Resume


Sample Cover Letter 2

Kerry P. Grossem
546 Old Park Rd
Longview, TX
Tel: xxx-xxx-xxxx
Email: example@sample.com

Sept. 12, 2014

Name, Title
Company Name
Address
City, ST 12345

Life as a Network Administrator has been an eventful and adventurous ride at times. Over the course of twelve years in this business, I have learned the importance of a job well done. For me, doing my job the right way means that I give all that I have to make the jobs of others easier and to ensure that the work of the company I provide network services for never slows down because of a network issue.

To be sure there are always problems in the world of technology. That is why it is important to have an experienced individual to complete the job of services and overseeing the activity of the network itself. It is a full time job for any company and it is a job that should never be taken lightly.

Over the time I have spent in this career, I have been responsible for setting up and overseeing five networks for two different companies. Each individual network is different so having set up that many has given me vastly important experience that I need to get every job done correctly. This valuable experience is what I bring to the table and nobody takes more pride in a job well done than me.

I am available any time of the day. Please feel free to contact me in any way listed below. I look forward to hearing from you and hopefully to doing business with you.

Phone: xxx-xxx-xxxx
Cell: xxx-xxx-xxxx
Fax: xxx-xxx-xxxx
email: Example@sample.com

Sincerely,
Kerry P. Grossem
Network Administration Specialist


Sample Cover Letter 3

Donald G. Parker
134 Newfound Ln
Marietta, GA
Tel: xxx-xxx-xxxx
Email: example@sample.com

Sept. 12, 2014

Name, Title
Company Name
Address
City, ST 12345

As important as the right people are to each individual business, the network that runs that business is equally so. Even the best team of workers requires the network to work correctly and consistently in order for their work to get done in a timely manner. This is something that should never be taken lightly and one and a half decades as a Network Administrator has taught me the value of helping others get their jobs done by doing mine.

The responsibility of a Network Administration Specialist such as myself is one that any company must see done well. I have worked for three companies over the course of my career, having set up a dozen different individual networks along the way. I know how best to build a network from the ground up. I have learned how to improve an existing network so that it runs and does its job in a better way.

Experience is invaluable in this line of work. I have been through any kind of technical issue that a network can throw at a company. Each time I have been able to not only fix said issues but have learned how to take measures to prevent such problems from ever happening again to the best of my ability.

I am available for contact via any of the contacts listed below. Please feel free to get in touch with my at any time as I am always available. I look forward to doing business with you and I hope to hear from you soon.

Phone: xxx-xxx-xxxx
Cell: xxx-xxx-xxxx
Fax: xxx-xxx-xxxx
email: Example@sample.com

Sincerely,
Donald G. Parker
Network Administrator

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