Best Cover Letter
Examples for 2023

Our cover letter examples help with your job application because they show you what to include and how to convince employers you’re the right person for the job. We have 245+ samples from over 18 industries. Plus, we give advice and tips on how to use cover letters in various hiring situations.

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    Every cover letter should include the same sections as the sample seen here, regardless of the job.

    All cover letters should include these five sections:

    • Address/Salutation:

      • This belongs at the top of the document, where you include your contact info and the address of the person to whom you are writing.
    • Salutation:

      • You should identify the person you are writing to by name.
    • Introduction paragraph:

      • An attention-grabbing opening paragraph where you introduce yourself, mention the role you want and briefly explain what makes you qualified.
    • Body paragraph(s):

      • One or two paragraphs that tell a story about your relevant professional experience, career growth, achievements or skills.
    • Closing paragraph:

      • A final paragraph that restates your interest in the role, thanks the hiring manager for their time, and expresses hope for a future chat or meeting.
    • Signature:

      • A formal sign-off with your name.

    Also known as a job application letter, our cover letter samples help you write a cover letter.

    A cover letter example for your industry or job title shows exactly how the end result should
    look. Use them for inspiration as you write your own!

    For even more help, use our Cover Letter Builder!

    It’s a great tool that gives step-by-step guidance, features 30+ cover letter designs and provides
    industry-specific phrasing created by resume experts.

    Our builder will eliminate the guesswork of writing a cover letter, and save you a lot of time!

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