What is the best way to write a cover letter?

I am needing to write a cover letter to go with a resume, and I need to know how to make it stand out. for those interested, this is intended for a Railroad

Asked By: crazyace777 - 1/24/2009
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The proffessional letter stands out. Give a brief summery of your skills and goals. A brief summery of your interests (like coaching a kids sports team, or the volenteer work you do) Let them know what value you will bring to the company.Show yourself as a well rounded person that you are confident andself assured... More
Answered By: Linda K - 1/24/2009
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If you have microsoft word they have a ton of templates that you can fill in or at least to get ideas from.
Answered By: TB - 1/24/2009
For one thing, don't make it too long. Cover letters are not supposed to tell your life story, just the relevant portion of it that you hope to apply to this job. If it is longer than one page typed, it is too long. Be clear and concise, and always check your spelling and punctuation... More
Answered By: G A - 1/24/2009
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