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Job Search Letters For Dummies by Joyce Lain Kennedy

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Chapter 3

Newcomer Letters that Persuade

In This Chapter

arrow Meeting new letters that market you now and later

arrow Appreciating how job letters give you career lift-off

arrow Nailing distinctive messages to remember and use

Fight for the job you want and the career security you need with the persuasion of words. Words, of course, are old friends, but they’re showing up in new homes you want to know about. Persuasive words now fuel a wide variety of job letters that can help you.

remember.eps The “persuasion of words” concept sits at the sweetest spot in the big tent of job search letters. The tent has room for letters and notes you can write to get a job, and for documents and memos that back up your claims. After you land a job, the tent has room for a similar array of letters you can draft to gain a promotion, a raise, extra leave time, or some other benefit.

Here’s a preview of what the growing bevy of job search letters can do to bolster your job search and advance your career:

check.png Persuasive words are essential ...

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