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Sample Qualifications Letter

You may download and tweak the sample qualifications letter below for personal use. The download version is in rich-text format (RTF), suitable for most word processors and safe to download.

When tailoring the sample qualifications letter, include only the job requirements that your qualifications meet or exceed, or soon will. It's okay to paraphrase the employer's job requirements to fit the format, but don't change them to match your qualifications.

The sample qualifications letter below is in full block style, as is the download version. But you may convert it to any of the other standard business letter styles for personal use.

John Q. Public
123 Any Street • Any City • CA • 95000
Home: (555) 555-0000 • Cell: (555) 555-0001 • JohnQ@my-email.com


 

January 2, 200X



Human Resources
XYZ Corporation
P.O. Box 456
Any City, CA 95000-456

Dear Sir or Madam:

JOB CODE 6870

I saw your job ad for a GUI software engineer at CareerBuilder.com.  In response, I am respectfully submitting my qualifications.
 

Your Requirements My Qualifications
1. BS in computer science (higher degree an advantage) 1. BS in computer science. Will complete master's degree next semester
2. Extensive experience (3-7 years) in GUI design and development 2. Six years experience in GUI design and development
3. Good knowledge of C and C++ 3. Highly skilled programming in C and C++
4. Security clearance an advantage 4. Possess an active security clearance. Will reveal more information during interview
5. Experience with Linux or Unix and Windows an advantage 5. Six years development experience in both Unix and Windows
6. Good communication skills 6. Excellent oral and written communication skills

 
I would greatly appreciate an interview.  If you'd like more information, please feel free to contact me. My contact information is in the letterhead.  The best way to reach me is on my cell phone between 8:00 AM and 10:00 PM Monday through Friday.  I look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks for your time and consideration.

Sincerely,

[Signature here]

John Q. Public
Software Engineer

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