Chapter 4

Job Ad Reply Letters and Notes

In This Chapter

arrow Learning from a treasure trove of more than 50 super replies

arrow Choosing strategies for your specific situation

arrow Viewing interview-magnet approaches anyone can use

Whether it’s posted online or printed on paper, a job ad appears because an employer wants to hire someone to do a specific job — now! Not six months from now.

The immediate potential of employment is what makes answering a job ad a nearly universal experience. This chapter of job reply letters and notes contains way more examples of how to do it well than any other chapter in this guide.

All samples were written by successful professional job search letter and resume writers. For your convenience, this book’s appendix contains contact information for each writer.

The samples in this chapter hold something for everyone, regardless of occupation — from new graduates, to midcareer professionals, to seasoned executives.

tip.eps Read the interesting variety of styles with an eye toward mixing and matching design and marketing elements. Because the samples range from traditional ...

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