Page 53 of the Cover Letter Tutorial: Examples #3
Excerpts of Examples in Job-Search Cover Letters:
- I demonstrated my ability to work well under pressure and solve problems when a hurricane struck my hometown. I organized volunteer efforts at a local shelter and figured out an efficient way to distribute clothing to the newly homeless.
In my summer job at Connor Consulting, I have proven myself as a team player. For example, when the mainframe computer crashed last summer, and we lost months of crucial data, I was able to motivate those in my group to pull extra shifts to duplicate the work.
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