Learn from the experts how to write effective cover, thank you,
resignation, reference, recommendation, salary, job inquiry, and
other employment-related business letters.
Job and Career Books
The popular "For Dummies" self-help books are not really
for dummies. But they are written straightforwardly in plain
English, in a friendly style that's often witty and makes learning
easier, more enjoyable, and even entertaining. They're great for
learning the easy way to job search, write resumes and cover
letters, ace interviews, negotiate salary, change and manage your
career, start freelancing, land internships, and more.
About job offer letters plus sample letters that offer, accept and
decline job offers. You may download the sample job offer letters as
guides to write your own.
Letters of Recommendation
From whom to request them and why. Includes tips and samples you may
download and give to your references.
Letter Writing Desk
A guide for writing business letters, such as resignation,
thank-you, reference and other employment-related letters. Includes
formats, grammar and downloadable employment-related samples.
Providing Your Salary
If an employer asks you to provide a salary history, must you?
Includes sample salary histories and salary requirement letters.
Ever get the feeling that employers are not reading your resumes?
Stand out from the crowd by sending tailored qualifications letters
or Q letters instead. A sample qualifications letter you may
download and tailor is included.
The advantages of asking for a reference letter and whom to ask. A
reference letter sample you may download and give to your references
is provided. Also includes a link to several recommendation letter
samples you may download.
Tips and resources for resigning your job without burning your
bridges. Includes free resignation letter samples you may download
or copy for personal use.
If you're a do-it-yourselfer or can't afford to pay a writing
service up to $200+, consider these relatively-inexpensive software
packages that make it easier to write, polish and update your
resume. Some are complete job-searching tools that also help you to
job search on the Web, electronically distribute your resume, write
job-related letters, stay organized, and even practice interviewing.
Writing a Letter of
How to write it and resign with class. A very popular article.
Writing Cover Letters
A good cover letter helps you stand out from other candidates.
Writing Follow-Up Letters
Tips and resources for writing follow-up letters after interviews,
submitting your resume, accepting a job offer, and a variety of
other "after" reasons related to employment.
Writing Thank-You Letters
It's courteous and may be the deciding factor in your favor,
especially when there are many applicants with your qualifications.
Writing Thank-You Notes
Why it's a good idea to send thank-you notes after interviews, plus
tips for writing them. (A thank-you note is less formal than a
thank-you letter.) A sample thank-you note and template you may
download for free are included.