How do I address my cover letter?
I'm applying for a job working for the county I'm in, but I'm not sure who to address the cover letter to. I know you should always address it to a specific person, but when I look into the HR department, there's 5 different people. There's the: Director; Program Director - Personnel Services; Human Resources Coordinator - Operations; HR Coordinator - Benefits; and HR Coordinator - Labor Relations. I'm confused as to who to address it to. I really don't want to put Hiring Manager or To Whom It May Concern.
Asked By: Eileen - 6/8/2011
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When I was applying for jobs I ran into this a couple of times. I actually just called the receptionist and said, "Hello, I'm interested in sending your company my resume and I'd like to make sure I address it to the BEST person. I understand (NAME) is the department director, does she/he accept resumes or should I... More
Answered By: jennyisanonymous - 6/8/2011
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You are on the right track. Can you call to ask who is in charge of hiring? I would be lost, too, and would just take a moment to ask for a name before sending it. Best of luck in your job search!
Answered By: Nicole - 6/8/2011
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