Sample Letters

Writing letters and email messages that make a good impression is one of the most important parts of job searching.

These letter samples, including cover letters, interview thank you letters, follow-up letters, job acceptance and rejection letters, resignation letters, appreciation letters, business letters, and more great employment letter samples, will help you get an interview, follow-up, and handle all the employment related correspondence you need to write.

Reference Letter Samples

Whether it's a reference letter, a LinkedIn recommendation, or another online reference, you'll need to get references when you're job seeking. You'll probably also be asked to write references at some point in your career and you will need to ask for recommendations, as well.

Here's information on who and how to ask for a reference, plus sample reference letters, academic references, personal references, letters asking for a reference, and lists of references.

Cover Letter Samples

When you are applying for a job a cover letter should be sent or uploaded with your resume.  Your cover letter should be specific to the position you are applying for, relating your skills and experience to those noted in the job posting. Your cover letter is your first  chance to make a good impression - and to secure an interview.

Review these cover letter samples and templates to get ideas on what to include in your own cover letters, then take some time to customize your cover letter, so it shows the hiring manager, at  a glance, why you are qualified for the position.