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The Quick Resume & Cover Letter Book, 5th Edition by Michael Farr

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CHAPTER 14

Thank-You Letters and JIST Cards

Much of the information in this chapter is often overlooked in resume books. That’s too bad because thank-you letters are a very effective job search tool. So are JIST Cards®. Other related correspondence can also play an important part in a quick, successful job search.

This chapter gives the basic whys and hows of writing effective follow-up correspondence and handy JIST Cards for presenting your key credentials quickly.

The Importance of Thank-You Letters

While resumes and cover letters get the attention, thank-you letters often get results. Sending thank-you letters makes both good manners and good ...

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