Page 33 of the Cover Letter Tutorial
Closing the Sale with a Proactive Final Paragraph:
Failure to close your letter with a proactive final paragraph in which you ask for the interview and tell the employer you will call to arrange that meeting is one of the biggest mistakes cover-letter writers make.
Your letter will be far more effective if you take a proactive stance in the last paragraph.
Follow this link for examples of good proactive cover letter closers.
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