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Gallery of Best Cover Letters , 3rd Edition

Book Description

Debunks many cover letter myths and includes expert tips for writing and designing a letter for maximum impact.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. Dedication
  6. Acknowledgments
  7. Introduction
    1. Why a Gallery of Best Cover Letters?
    2. Why Cover Letters by Professional Resume Writers?
    3. How This Book Is Organized
    4. Who This Book Is For
    5. What This Book Can Do for You
  8. PART 1: Best Cover Letter Tips
    1. Best Cover Letter Tips
      1. Myths About Cover Letters
      2. Tips for Writing Cover Letters
        1. Purpose Strategies
        2. Audience Strategies
        3. Content Strategies
          1. Resume Connections
          2. Testimonials
          3. Anecdotes
          4. Follow-Up Plans
        4. Organization Strategies
        5. Style Strategies
          1. Tone
          2. Persuasiveness
          3. Font and Text Enhancement
          4. Language
      3. Tips for Polishing Cover Letters
        1. Word-Processing Tips
        2. Using Pronouns Correctly
        3. Using Verb Forms Correctly
        4. Using Punctuation Correctly
        5. Using Words Correctly
  9. PART 2: The Gallery of Best Cover Letters
    1. How to Use the Gallery
  10. PART 3: Best Resume Tips
    1. Best Resume Tips
      1. Best Resume Writing Strategies
      2. Best Resume Design and Layout Tips
      3. Best Resume Writing Style Tips
      4. Exhibit of Resumes
  11. APPENDIX: List of Contributors
    1. List of Contributors
      1. Australia
        1. New South Wales
          1. Sydney
        2. Queensland
          1. Victoria Point West
        3. Victoria
          1. Hallum
          2. Melbourne
      2. Canada
        1. Ontario
          1. Toronto
          2. Whitby
      3. United States
        1. Alabama
          1. Montgomery
        2. California
          1. Campbell
          2. Los Angeles
          3. Torrance
          4. Valencia
          5. Valley Glen
        3. Colorado
          1. Arvada
          2. Aurora
          3. Louisville
        4. Connecticut
          1. Durham
          2. Enfield
        5. Florida
          1. Tampa
          2. Valrico
        6. Georgia
          1. Macon
        7. Idaho
          1. Boise
        8. Illinois
          1. Elk Grove Village
          2. Lincolnshire
          3. Schaumburg
          4. Waukegan
        9. Iowa
          1. Urbandale
        10. Maryland
          1. Crownsville
          2. Hagerstown
        11. Massachusetts
          1. Concord
          2. Melrose
          3. Needham
          4. Springfield
        12. Michigan
          1. Flint
          2. Trenton
        13. Minnesota
          1. Rochester
        14. Missouri
          1. Kansas City
          2. St. Louis
        15. New Jersey
          1. Edison
          2. Flemington Area
          3. Iselin
          4. Mahwah
          5. Marlboro
          6. Princeton
          7. Waldwick
          8. West Paterson
        16. New York
          1. Altamont
          2. Brentwood
          3. Hauppauge
          4. Medford
          5. Mount Morris
          6. Poughkeepsie
          7. Riverdale
          8. Rochester
          9. Smithtown
          10. Staten Island
        17. North Carolina
          1. Charlotte
        18. Ohio
          1. Athens
          2. Columbus
          3. Findlay
          4. Huber Heights
        19. Oregon
          1. Portland
        20. Pennsylvania
          1. Media
          2. Sharon
        21. Rhode Island
          1. Newport
        22. Texas
          1. Lubbock
          2. Victoria
        23. Virginia
          1. Reston
        24. Washington
          1. Bellingham
          2. Seattle
        25. Wisconsin
          1. Glendale
          2. Three Lakes
      4. Professional Organizations, Certifications, and Finding a Resume Writer or Career Coach
        1. Resume Writers’ Organizations
        2. Federal Job Search and Resumes
        3. Finding a Resume Writer or Career Coach
  12. Occupation Index
  13. Resumes Index