No-Nonsense Cover Letters

The Essential Guide to Creating Attention-Grabbing Cover Letters That Get Interviews & Job Offers


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240 Pages


7 x 10


Trade Paperback

Pub. Date





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  • Author Arnold G. Boldt

    Arnold Boldt is the author of Resumes for the Rest of Us and coauthor of No-Nonsense Resumes and No-Nonsense Cover Letters. He is a Certified Professional Resume Writer and Job & Career Transition Coach, and managing partner of Arnold-Smith Associates, a career transition consulting firm.

  • Author Wendy S. Enelow

In today’s competitive job market, if your cover letter doesn’t grab the interviewer’s attention, he or she may never even glance at your resume. No-Nonsense Cover Letters gives you the powerful, practical tools to write attention-grabbing cover letters that complement your resume and get you more interviews and job offers. In this companion to No-Nonsense Resumes authors and professional resume writers Wendy Enelow and Arnie Boldt share their insights from 35+ years of combined experience to help you prepare cover letters that will get you noticed. No-Nonsense Cover Letters begins with a thorough but easy-to-understand explanation of the key elements that are vital to creating attention-grabbing letters, including: -Why writing a cover letter is all about selling yourself -How to craft targeted cover letters -When to use bullets or paragraphs -Creating E-Letters for today’s E-Search environment

Subsequent chapters offer tips on creating winning letters for opportunities in virtually every profession: Administration & Clerical; Accounting, Banking & Finance; Government; Health Care & Social Services; Hospitality Management & Food Service; Human Resources & Training; Law Enforcement & Legal; Manufacturing & Operations; Sales, Marketing & Customer Service; Skilled Trades; and Technology, Science & Engineering. Each chapter includes sample letters contributed by leading resume writers and career consultants worldwide.

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