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I think employers should provide a small amount of information at least: who and where to, when requesting a cover letter. Looking and applying for work is a job of it's own then along having to wreck your brain researching who should I be address the cover letter to and where. =|
Addressing a cover letter by carlosroberto741
You want your cover letter to be specifically addressed to the person who is going to be reading it, but unfortunately, that information isn’t posted on job boards. What are you to do? You want to avoid the generic Dear Sir or Madam approach, but how do you find the name of the person to whom you should be addressing your cover letter?
The " manager" is generally the actual person to whom one will report if hired. You may not have much luck sussing out that person, so you will likely have to address your cover letter to . Not only that, the actual hiring manager may simply kick your letter downstairs to HR (who will kick it back up to him/her if your quals are attractive). Yeah, it's stupid.IMO using "Dear " or "Dear XYZ Company" does not stand out. It's really better, again, IMO, to address a cover letter to a person by name, and especially considering the name can be found with little effort. The " manager" is generally the actual person to whom one will report if hired. You may not have much luck sussing out that person, so you will likely have to address your cover letter to . Not only that, the actual hiring manager may simply kick your letter downstairs to HR (who will kick it back up to him/her if your quals are attractive). Yeah, it's stupid.Kaye and Johnson reported on the issues related to online research and provided recommendations which were incorporated into our online research. They noted that when Penkoff et al., as cited in Kaye and Johnson, sent potential respondents an unannounced and unsolicited e-mail survey, that the researchers received an overwhelming number of hostile comments from those who were sent the survey. In contrast, Anderson and Gansneder initially e-mailed their potential respondents with letters of request and only e-mailed surveys to those that agreed to participate; as a result, the authors did not experience the same negative comments as Penkoff et al. Dillman, as cited in Hawk et al., noted that individually addressing cover letters with the doctor’s name also increased survey response rates. Although this was a consideration, it would have been an unfeasibly time intensive task in our study, given the size of the sampling frame.Good information and I enjoyed the examples. I agree with addressing cover letters to the appropriate person but that is not always possible with many blind ads.Take special care in addressing cover letters. Use the form of address appropriate for the particular judge. Letters of application are formal and should show proper deference to the judge by stating the judge's title correctly. The following are guidelines for correctly addressing cover letters: