Sample Job Application Letters
The main area of
job search activity after your resume will be
of writing different types of job application letters is set out in great depth
elsewhere on this site.
It is important that you do not use
sample job application
that are for a completely different situation.
In order to write individualised, dynamic and effective job applications, all 5
sections on writing employment letters or job applications should be
read. These are:-
Application Letter Advertised
(Invaluable letter content)
Application Covering Letter : Using Marketing Techniques
(a must read)
How to write and
set out a letter. (business
letter format and reading principles)
different kinds of application letters used in Job Search)
Sample employment letters
the average jobseeker.
The purpose of these sample
employment letters is to
provide some ideas for people who are not necessarily high flyers.
There are other resources such as
amazing cover letters that give some excellent dynamic
opening statements and content that can be changed to suit your own
situation as well as material you will find in our other employment
letter sections above.
Our sample job
application letters are for different purposes, from career change
to cold calling.
are about expectations
employer who is looking for an accounts clerk will not expect to see
to a powerful application letter showing $ value outcomes. They will
expect to see that you are qualified for their advertised job. On
the other hand, an employer advertising for a manager has higher
expectations. They will expect a dynamic letter because this fits
the profile of the person they want.
The letters we have provided do
not go 'overboard' and have been kept conservative on purpose. However, some people can get away with a really
creative letter. See this news article
Sample Business Letter Formats
Sample Business Letter
Sample Business Letter Format 2
Note: nothing is enclosed with these letters
All sample letters are in PDF format.
Most sites tend to look at the
more professional jobseeker, therefore examples are provided for a mixture of job classifications
including unskilled workers. Over time letters will be added. For
fantastic opening statements and great letter info have a look at
Amazing Cover Letters
Application Letter Process and a Sample Letter
An example of an job application in response to an advertised job using the
AIDA (sales) technique.
Career change letter
to an employer for an advertised job
Cold Calling Letters
Resume Application letter - Cold Calling
Used primarily for career change or people returning to
Resume Application Letter
- change of career direction - one relevant job
Prospecting or unsolicited letters for cold canvassing (cold calling)
call letter to an employer -
Semi-skilled blue worker
Prospecting or unsolicited letter for a retrenched manual
/ blue collar worker
Cold call letter to an employment agency
Cold calling letter to a company - graduate
Cold calling letter: Trainee - changing focus within the same industry
Opening statements for cold call letters- some blue and
white collar occupations.
Applying for an
advertised position over the phone
Follow up after an interview letter
- Thank you letter
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