Page 58 of the Cover Letter Tutorial: Examples
More Guaranteed Ways to Write a Bad Cover Letter…
Examples of wrong ways to write a cover letter:
Don’t fall into the trap in the example below. Do the best job you can of describing your experience, and let the employer judge for himself or herself. You may just find that your enthusiasm and refreshing way of expressing yourself make up for any lack of experience.
- While I may not have the technical know-how that Accenture seeks in its recruits, I learn new material very quickly.
Other bad examples from job-seeker cover letters:
- Cary Gluckstein suggested I contact you about my filling any possible openings you might have in your company.
If your store sells tennis equipment, I urge you to consider someone like me — a tennis buff with excellent sales skills.
Even though I was fired from my last job, I feel very confident that with the right employer and boss, I can make good things happen.
I have attached my resume to this email for the lab manager job (CC-3498-1) you have posted on your Website.
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