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Job-Hunting and Employment-Related Correspondence
The employment correspondence in this chapter includes messages to land a job and messages to reject a job (with samples to help you secure the kind of job that will put you in a position to write lots of business letters!). You will also find the letters you need if you’re the one doing the hiring and firing, with samples you can adapt to your personal needs whether you are entry-level, middle management, or an experienced executive.
In years past, much of the correspondence addressed in this chapter, particularly related to hiring and job hunting, would have been typed on crisp, formal letterhead, faithfully reflecting the business letter formatting shown in Chapter 2. Today, however, employers ...

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