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15-Minute Cover Letter , 2nd Edition by Louise Kursmark

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Chapter 2

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Write Your Own 15-MinuteCover Letter

We promised you an easy-to-use, foolproof system to write cover letters that are individual, personal, and effective—in about 15 minutes. In this chapter we’ll lead you through the process step by step. Along with explanations and examples, we’ll give you some tools and exercises that you can use to rapidly generate material for your letters. Then we’ll show you how to put it all together for a polished, professional presentation.

Here are the eight start-to-finish steps to write and send your own cover letter:

  • Step 1: Create Your Format
  • Step 2: Add the Basics
  • Step 3: State Why You’re Writing and ...

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