The Everything Cover Letter Book: Winning Cover Lettters for Everybody from Student to Executive

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Acceptance letter, 286
Accounting/finance positions
accounting (no clear career path), 94
accounting manager, 224
analyst, 109
bank manager, 246
bookkeeper, 225
chief financial officer, 118, 247
credit manager, 216
field finance manager, 131
finance manager, 250
financial analyst, 198
international controller, 251
investment banking analyst, 200
loan officer, 141, 254
management consulting analyst, 203
mortgage/loan officer, 254
payroll supervisor, 256
senior accountant, 242
senior vice president, banking, 221
staff accountant, 261
Achievement anecdotes, 58
Address change letter, 287
Administrative judge, 108
Administrative/supervisory positions
administrative assistant, 74–75, 107, 188, 212, 244
administrative assistant (temporary employment), 103
administrator (displaced homemaker), 87
advertising assistant (career change), 83
assistant hospital supervisor, 112
child-care assistant director, 119
customer support representative, 248
executive assistant, 229
legal administrator, 230
legal assistant, 100, 139, 201
legal associate, 182
marketing assistant, 252
marketing assistant (overseas employment history), 95
meeting planner, 142
office receptionist, 146
paralegal, 66–67
park maintenance supervisor, 147
parking supervisor (weak educational background), 104
publisher’s assistant, 158
secretary, 260
See also Management positions
Admissions and enrollment manager, 213
Admissions counselor, 189
Advertising position letters. See Sales/ marketing positions
Advocates, 30, 43, 50, 61–62
Alumnus (a) networking note, 271
Analyst, 109
Application letters, 16, 18–19, 29
Applications programmer, 178
Arts/graphics positions
associate desktop publisher, 113
graphic designer (homemaker reentering work force), 82
multimedia specialist, 143
set designer (recent graduate), 101
“As cited in my cover letter” phrase, 60
“As you can see on my resume” phrase, 60
Assistant curator
gaps in employment history, 92
posted job response, 110
Assistant editor, 111
Assistant hospital supervisor, 112
Assistant personnel officer, 179
Assistant to museum director, 97
Athletic director, 114
Attire, asking about, 8
Audiovisual specialist, 192
Auto salesperson, 245
Bank manager, 246
Before-and-after letters, 63–75
administrative assistant, 74–75
advertising account executive, 64–65
engineer, 70–71
marketing intern, 72–73
paralegal, 66–67
teacher, 68–69
Before-and-after resumes, 38–41
Behavioral interviewers
approach of, 52–53
questions asked by, 54–56
Bookkeeper, 225
Broadcast letters, 20, 211–21
administrative assistant, 212
admissions and enrollment manager, 213
advertising intern, 214
chiropractor, 215
credit manager, 216
freight supervisor, 217
marketing/sales director, 218
optics researcher, 219
project manager, 220
senior vice president, banking, 221
Business consultant positions
career change, 84
confidential posting response, 181
posted job response, 115
Business letter, traditional, 16–17
Calling employers, 6–7, 25–26
Campus police officer, 116
Career change
advertising assistant, 83
business consultant, 84
marketing executive, 85
product and services developer, 86
strategies, 312–13
Career fair introduction letters, 20
Career-change strategies, 313
Careers as a Second Language (CSL), 45
Case manager, 117
Case study (technical) interviewers, 53
Challenges, to writing letters, 27–29
cold contact, 193
employment agency inquiry, 226


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