Cover Letter Structure - WorkAlpha
Cover letter structure and format
Writing a stand-out cover letter employs the same techniques as writing a marketing campaign or sales letter. This time, you’re selling yourself. Here are some tips for writing professional cover letters that stand out.
Cover Letter Structure
The cover letter follows the standard business format. Your letterhead, followed by the date, than the name and contact details of the person you’re applying to, then the address, then the content, followed by your name and contact details again.
Cover Letter Structure - Checkmate Resume
A cover letter is structured as a business letter with your contact information (address, perhaps phone number and e-mail) on top; the date; the employer's name, title, and address; a greeting; the paragraphs (introduction, body, and conclusion); "Sincerely," and your signature. Keep cover letters short—three or four paragraphs—and do not exceed one page.