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Cover Letter Openers: Don’t Sound Too Presumptuous in Your Opener
Many employers receiving a letter that starts the way the next example does would resent the letter-writer telling her what her next step should be:
- Dear Ms. Rivera:
Congratulations on your expansion into the Pittsburgh area. Now that you have attained a new market the next crucial step is selecting the right person to run this store.
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