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201 Killer Cover Letters Third Edition by Andrea Paxton, Sandra Podesta

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CHAPTER 9

Additional Jobhunting Letters

 

EFFECTIVE NETWORKING PAYS off not only in your current job search, but in any searches you may undertake in the future, as well. For this reason, it’s imperative that you treat with respect anyone with whom you have had contact during the jobhunt. You never know who may provide your next lead or job offer! So it pays to take a few minutes to acknowledge your interactions with those you encounter. If you don’t, you can certainly predict who will not provide your next lead or job offer!

The Reference Request

Always get permission to use someone as a reference. In many cases, this may be done by telephone. But when you choose to write, make your e-mail or letter straightforward and to the point. Supply the ...

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