Aug 21, 2018 - 11:32 AM
Ultimately, the cover sheet needs to include pertinent information related to the rest of the documents you send. First, you need to count all the pages you plan on sending. This allows the hiring manager to know he or she received everything. In the event the number is off, the hiring manager can contact you to inform you of what transpired.
You also want to write all identifying information on the sheet. This includes your name and contact information, so the employer knows who you are and can categorize everything appropriately. Finally, include the subject matter of the fax. You can refer to the job you applied for in the subject line. The company may receive a lot of faxes, and you do not want your forms to go to the wrong person.
Jan 30, 2019 - 04:01 PM
When faxing a cover letter, what goes on the fax cover sheet is the number of pages you are sending, the company name and the recipient’s name, plus your contact name, phone number and the date. Make sure all of the information in the fax cover sheet is clearly legible or it could wind up in the wrong mailbox or office.
A common occurrence with faxing is not knowing who will actually be the first person to see the fax. So one way to ensure that your fax does not get lost is to call to make sure that the person who it is intended for will be there to pick it up. Also, there are multiple ways to fax, and some – such as e-fax – don’t track and record each page that is sent, and sometimes a transmission won’t be received instantaneously. The advantage to faxing directly to someone’s computer – rather than through an office fax machine – is that you retain your privacy, and confidential information won’t fall into the wrong hands. Finally, before faxing your cover letter, give it one more read to make sure there are no misspellings or typos.