Letter Dos and Don'ts
the person's full name, title, company name, and company address.
your full name, address, and contact information.
- Use a
formal greeting (Mr., Ms., Dr.).
up after three business days.
how you found out about the position.
- Be upbeat
and creative--make your letter stand out.
- Keep copies
of everything you send.
write a long letter--shorter is better.
address the person by first name unless you know him or her personally
and have permission to do so.
forget to personally sign the letter.
forget to check grammar and spelling.
use flashy stationery (unless you're applying for a highly creative
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