The Correspondence Connection
With the exception of spam and junk mail, a letter or e-mail is welcomed by almost everyone—and your prospective employer is no exception. In fact, your cover, follow-up, and thank you e-mails and letters might be the elements of your application that send the message that you’re the one for the job. Whether it’s the way you sell yourself in writing or the personality that comes through in your words, your messages hold the power to make a personal connection between you and the manager.
“Easy for you to say,” you mumble. “You’re a writer. I freeze at the thought of putting my pen to paper.” Relax! Part 3 gives some easy-to-follow advice that will make your fingers fly across your keyboard to create ...